Storm Barra (7-12-21) Ongoing Updates

#StormBarra – see www.mapalerter.ie/waterford for more

Waterford City and County Council wishes to advise of the following (additional) severe weather events in Waterford City and County.

8.45pm

  • Reports of a fallen tree on the Bog Road, going towards Brickey Rangers GAA ground, Carriglea, Co. Waterford. Council crews are now in attendance

7.25pm

  • Tree fallen across the road close to Ballycurrane National School (near Clashmore).

6.45pm

  • Tree down at Ballinameela Cross on the way to Aglish
  • Tree down on the road (R681) Kill – Bonmahon Road, one mile outside of Kill. CLEARED

6.30pm

  • ESB pole down at L3055, Carrigeen Road between Newtown Cross Roads to Ballydurn GAA grounds

  • L3055 Newtown Cross road to Dunphys Pub just off the N25 is now closed until tree cleared during daylight hours.

4.45pm

  • Tree down on the road from Ballinroad Cross to Garranbane CLEARED

4.30pm

  • Tree down at Fenor, coming from the direction of Tramore, just before Mother McHugh’s Pub.
  • Telecom line across the road at Ard na hoe – Dunhill

4.05pm

  • Reports of dangerous street light near Fairfield Park on Old Tramore Road

3.30pm

  • Reports of aluminium facet hanging from building at Pebble Walk, Pebble Beach, Tramore

3.10pm

  • Fallen Tree is blocking the roadway along the L5089 Curraheenavoher outside Ballymacarbry Village. Please use alternative routes. CLEARED

2.45pm

  • Flashing speed sign at Crehana National School. Sign damaged and brackets hanging off, not on road yet but with more gusts could be a hazard. Caution needed.
  • Tree has fallen down in Kenure park in Powerscourt on Dunmore Road, and leaning against another tree.

1:50pm

  • L7084, fallen tree at Harney’s Cross to Tickincor (outside Clonmel on Waterford side) – CLEARED
  • Tree down near Cushcam off N25 – Near Martin Fennell Contractors – road blocked – proceed with caution. CLEARED

1:15pm

  • Waterford train station has reopened following earlier closure
  • R682, Tree Down, Tramore Road at Cullencastle – CLEARED
  • Tree down Castle Road, Butlerstown
  • Ongoing Power outage in Dunmore East, parts of Tramore and Waterford city

12:30pm

  • Tree down in Tycor Mews, Waterford city
  • Fallen tree on the Bog Road, Portlaw (near Rockett’s Castle) – CLEARED
  • Fallen tree in Curraghglass, Tallow, 2 miles from Tallow, heading towards Connell. Fire Services are in attendance
  • Fallen tree at Gracedieu East
  • Tree has fallen between the Towers and Ballyduff Village on the Lismore/Ballyduff Road – CLEARED
  • Road Closed on L1501 Billberry due to fallen tree on ESB lines – CLEARED
  • Large tree fallen in Marion Park – CLEARED

11:45am

  • Power outage in Dunmore East, parts of Tramore and Waterford city
  • Tourin/Cappoquin Road L1018 closed due to road flooding. Closed from N72 Junction to Graveyard. Diversion via Lismore.
  • Faithlegg Road closed, tree down at Jack Meades. Diversion via Passage.
  • R683 Dunmore Road Closed, tree down. Emergency services on site. – CLEARED
  • Wood Road – Glendine Road L-2004 is blocked due to fallen trees. Please avoid this road and take alternative routes.
  • Oil spillage on Tramore Rd R682 at O’Keeffe’s Cross, Tramore.
  • The L4144 Promenade in Tramore will be closed to vehicular traffic until further notice.
  • Waterford train station has closed due to flooding.

If you see a fallen or damaged tree, please notify Waterford City and County Council on 0818 10 20 20 or email contact@waterfordcouncil.ie

If you see a fallen wire, do not approach and report it to ESB Networks on 1800 372 999

Please note the following emergency contact numbers below:
Emergency 999/112
Irish Water Emergency 1850 278 278
ESB Networks 1800 372 999
Gas Networks Ireland 1850 205 050
MapAlerter incidents, mapped

-ENDS-

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