WATCH: Heavy snowfall in Limerick as snow/ice warning comes into effect

There is heavy snowfall across many parts of Limerick this Monday with road conditions said to be treacherous in many locations.

The first of the snow began falling at around 6am - hours after an status yellow weather warning came into effect.

"Widespread wintry showers on Monday and Tuesday with some snowfall accumulations, especially in the west and north. Some disruption to travel is possible, particularly over higher routes," states the warning which remains in effect until 23.59 on Tuesday.

Road users are being urged to excercise caution if travelling during heavy snowfall.

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