Kerry road temperatures to drop below freezing this evening

Road temperatures in Kerry are to fall to below freezing around 6 o’clock this evening. Gardai are advising motorists to drive with extreme caution, leave plenty of time for journeys, increase braking distances and reduce speed. Ballymac snow pic road The county bounds are reported to be slippery as as roads in north Kerry and a recent hail shower is making conditions dangerous in Caherciveen. Kerry County Council crews have been out salting major roads since 4 o’clock this afternoon. Communications Officer with the local authority Padraig Corkery says care should be taken on all roads especially smaller routes and on higher ground: [audio_player src=””]