Weather update and be winter ready resources

Met Éireann have advised the National Emergency Coordination group that low temperatures are set to continue until Friday 16th December. Please be aware this cold weather can have the following impacts:

⚠️Treacherous conditions on paths and roads

⚠️Travel disruption

⚠️Potential supply disruption

⚠️Potential for burst water pipes and damage to engines

⚠️Increased risks to vulnerable members of the community

⚠️Animal welfare issues

⚠️Slack winds over land leading to reduced wind power generation.

Be Prepared, Stay Safe and know where to find help should you need it.  Please download the Be Winter Ready booklet for advice on:

❄️Preparing for severe weather
🚘Travel and road safety
👥Community resilience
🏠Keeping your home/business safe
Our staff in Birr, Edenderry and Tullamore Municipal Districts continue to provide support as required in line with our Winter Maintenance Programme and Severe Weather Plan 2022-2023
Our colleagues in Road Safety Authority Ireland provide additional guidance for driving in such hazardous weather conditions