Significant Flooding – West Waterford Storm Babet update

Many roads in West Waterford are experiencing significant flooding, with flooding reported on N25 and N72.

Lismore, Tallow, Clashmore, Aglish, Ballyduff Upper and the adjoining hinterlands are experiencing continuing heavy rainfall.

This is expected to lead to significant volumes of surface water run-off, coinciding with high tide on the River Blackwater at around 8pm this evening.

Waterford City and County Council ground crews and Waterford Fire Service are at multiple sites dealing with flooding issues.

Waterford City and County Council advises extreme caution, avoid all unnecessary journeys, avoid the areas if possible and if travelling please use an alternative route and allow extra time for your journey as driving conditions are expected to deteriorate throughout the course the day.

Members of the public can continue to contact Waterford City and County Council’s Customer Services Desks on 0818 10 20 20 during normal office hours after which calls will be transferred to the Council’s emergency services number.

Please note the following emergency contact numbers below:
Emergency 999/112
Uisce Éireann 1800 278 278
ESB Networks 1800 372 999
Gas Networks Ireland 1800 205 050


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