COUNCIL APPEALS TO PUBLIC TO BE CAREFUL DURING SEVERE WEATHER WARNING

first_imgDonegal County Council is appealing to the public to exercise caution and to be aware of the risks with high winds and localised flooding in various parts of the county tonight and tomorrow.It comes following a Status Red alert from Met Eireann.et Eireann is forecasting that winds will reach speeds of 130 km/h and up to 150 km/h, highest in exposed areas with rainfall of 25 to 35 mm expected. Members of the public should not place themselves at risk on the road or on exposed areas like coasts or hills and should ask themselves if they really need to travel.It is likely that there will be some traffic disruption from fallen trees and localised flooding in areas.Donegal County Council will continue to monitor conditions and staff are on standby responding to emergencies.In the event of an emergency during business hours call 074 9153900. In the event of an out of hours emergency call 074 9172288 for Roads Service or 074 91 72399 for Water Service.The public can keep up to date with road conditions by following us on Twitter @roadsdcc or @donegalcouncil or by checking out the Councils dedicated Winter Weather website at www.donegalcocowinterweather.ie. COUNCIL APPEALS TO PUBLIC TO BE CAREFUL DURING SEVERE WEATHER WARNING was last modified: January 14th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img read more