STORM SURGE WARNING ISSUED FOR DONEGAL

first_imgBREAKING NEWS: A dawn storm surge warning has been issued for Donegal.High tides just before 7am could swell by up to three metres, causing flooding and damage in coastal areas.The centre of a Low Pressure system will hit Donegal Bay in the early hours. AA Ireland and Gardai have also issued a warning to motorists with wind speeds of 130km/hr expected.Areas of Waterford and Cork were flooded on Thursday night and sandbag defences put in place in Belfast.Met Eireann says Donegal will get pounded in the early hours of the morning through until after dawn. It will be lunchtime before winds ease.A flood warning alert has been issued for communities along the west and north coasts of Donegal. The Status Orange weather alert will remain in place until 2pm.“Motorists should take extra care overnight and into Friday,” said a Garda spokesman.“Driving conditions will be poor due to heavy rainfall and the possibility of trees being blown across roads.” STORM SURGE WARNING ISSUED FOR DONEGAL was last modified: January 3rd, 2014 by John2Share 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) Tags:donegal daily weathergustsstormsurgeWarningwindlast_img

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