Fri, 04/10/2019 - 10:17
A road blocked by fallen trees and branches

Met Eireann’s Yellow Wind Alert was lifted from Cork County yesterday evening with Cork County spared much of the impact of Storm Lorenzo.

Cork County Council’s Severe Weather Assessment Team convened this morning and can confirm that there were no emergency calls made overnight. 4 calls were received regarding debris, and fallen trees and branches yesterday between 5.00pm and 7.00pm from North West & West Cork.

The Council anticipates a number of calls this morning once normal daytime traffic resumes. Cork County Council continues to ask drivers to exercise caution as there will be debris, loose branches and fallen trees on all roads.

High tide passed in all coastal towns last evening and this morning without any flooding.

There was a power outage in Charleville overnight with approx 1,100 houses affected. Most houses have power restored at this stage.