Extreme Winter Weather Has Ireland on Red Alert, and It Looks Scary

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However, over the coming days, there are heavy rainfalls expected, which will melt the snow accumulations and result in risks of flooding. People who are stuck in their vehicles have been advised to keep the engine running until help arrives.

Belmullet in Co. Mayo recorded a temperature of 1 degree, while Cork Airport clocked in the lowest at -3 degrees. The airport's official Twitter account shows heavy snowfall and strong winds whipping around the tarmac, around several grounded planes.

Irish Rail says 12pm will be the earliest they'll be in a position to run trains from.

All Bus Éireann services have also been cancelled, with the company set to "review this situation later this morning and provide further information around midday".

The Luas Red Line will operate today from 1pm from Red Cow to The Point with a limited service, while Dublin Bus are due to resume from midday subject to road conditions.

However the decision to open individual branches will depend on weather and logistics.

Here are your rights if you flight is delayed or cancelled.

With the red alert extended, all schools will close. The latest HSE updates can be read here.

Nine people have been arrested following reports of looting in Dublin overnight.

The charity was engaging with rough sleepers until 5.30am today.

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