Storm Emma Assessment Underway As Snow Melt Continues
The Cabinet will be updated on the Storm Emma clean-up operation this morning.
Ministers will discuss the ongoing response to the adverse weather.
Minister Eoghan Murphy will present the latest on the Government's response and the recovery effort.
Water restrictions have been in place overnight and reservoirs need to be re-filled.
People are being asked to conserve water and Irish Water say they're facing challenges across the country with the greatest restrictions in the greater Dublin area.
There's also risks of localised flooding in some areas as snow melts.
Fog and any frost and ice will clear this morning with a mainly cloudy day, with a scattering of showers.
Fog, frost & ice will clear this morning to leave a cloudy day with a scattering of showers. During the afternoon the showers will become heavier & more frequent, though the east will remain mainly dry. Winds will be light & variable. Max temps 5 to 8°C— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) March 6, 2018
Snow-melt will continue. pic.twitter.com/yrQrdydZPO
During the afternoon the showers will become heavier and more frequent, though the east will remain mainly dry.
Afternoon temperatures will range from 5 to 8 degrees and winds will be light.
Met Éireann says snow-melt will continue, leading to an accumulation of surface water.
While a status orange snow-ice warning remains in place for Leinster.
There is deep lying snow remaining in places, with a continuing potential for localised flooding due to the thaw.
There is also frost and icy conditions this morning.