Travel disruption due to extreme weather conditions are expected in the coming week

The Government's National Emergency Co-ordination Group on Severe Weather is set to meet tomorrow morning.

Winds sweeping across Siberia from the North Pole will bring sub zero temperatures and biting winds.

As the country braces itself for a week of snow and ice, Met Eireann has issued a weather warning for the entire country.

Forecaster Pat Clarke describes what's on the way:

Transport disruption is likely in the coming days with snow forecast from Tuesday.

The AA's Barry Aldworth is urging motorists to take extra care:


 Met Eireann has also tweeted details of their 'Be Winter Ready' booklet as we head into what's expected to be the coldest February week since 2010: