MOTORISTS WARNED AS ROADS TURNED TO RIVERS IN DOWNPOURS

first_imgHorrendous conditions this evening in Donegal Town. Pic Gerry McCaffrey/donegaldaily.comGARDAI are tonight warning motorists across County Donegal to drive with extreme caution after a deluge of rain hit many parts of the county earlier today.Roads have been turned into rivers in many areas following a flash flood warning from forecasters.Further showers and heavy spells of rain are set to continue into the night. Our main picture shows rain pouring from the Diamond in Donegal Town towards the Quay.Earlier the downpours sent rainwater cascading down the main road from Glencar in Letterkenny and in Gaoth Dobhair rainwater affected the Gallagher’s supermarket complex.Road conditions in Lifford are also described as dangerous.Met Eireann and the Road Safety Authority of Ireland says the flooding is causing difficulties in many parts of the county. “There are dangerous driving conditions in many areas of Donegal and we would urge motorists only to travel if necessary and if they are travelling to slow down to suit the conditions,” said a Garda spokesman.Driving conditions are extremely dangerous in Donegal Town. Pic Gerry McCaffrey/donegaldaily.comMOTORISTS WARNED AS ROADS TURNED TO RIVERS IN DOWNPOURS was last modified: August 1st, 2013 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 weatherMOTORISTS WARNED AS ROADS TURNED TO RIVERS IN DOWNPOURSlast_img

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