Category Archives: Severe Weather

Road Safety Alert: Orange Weather Warning Issued for Storm Callum

The Road Safety Authority (RSA) is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads on Thursday night and Friday morning as Met Éireann has issued an orange weather warning for strong winds for Ireland as Storm Callum approaches. … Continue reading

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Irish Water appeal for water conservation as dry spell increases pressure on supplies

Irish Water is appealing to the public to conserve water as a prolonged dry spell has been predicted by Met Éireann. In several areas around the country where water supplies were already under pressure, warm weather has exacerbated this situation. … Continue reading

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Infographic: Waterford Council’s response to #STORM EMMA

Here is a look at our efforts during #StormEmma, in numbers.  Click on the info graphic to see a larger image: Download this document as PDF

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Severe Weather Update – Monday 5th March, 8:30am

Waterford City and County Council is working to get the City and County open for business. Large areas of the City and County are now accessible and all national and regional roads are now open. There are a small number … Continue reading

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Caution: Speed Ramps damaged

Speed cushions/ramps have been damaged on many roads around the City by ploughs during the snow clearance operations and in some cases may cause a hazard to traffic. We would ask motorists to be particularly careful on roads where there … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Update – Sunday 4th March, 12 noon

Waterford City and County Council is continuing the clearance and recovery efforts following the severe weather during the week. Most national and primary roads are clear (both ways) at this stage although road users must continue to drive with caution … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Update – Saturday 3rd March, 4pm

Waterford City and County Council is beginning to work towards recovery following the severe weather which was experienced in the City and County over the past week. This snow storm is the most severe experienced in Waterford since 1962 with falls well … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Update – Saturday 3rd March, 2pm

The Council has crews deployed working on roads throughout the City and County and will continue to do so over the coming days. The roads below are currently passable with extreme caution and care and we will update further progress … Continue reading

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Severe Weather Update – Saturday 3rd March, 9am

Waterford City and County Council convened a meeting of the Severe Weather Management team on 03.03.2018 at 8:30am and the situation is as follows; The Roads Crews are prioritising the ongoing clearing of the national primary routes; the N25 is … Continue reading

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