Flooding on Cork routes this morning, number of roads impassable

Flooding on Cork routes this morning, number of roads impassable

Motorists in Cork are being urged to exercise caution on roads this morning, with reports of flooding on a number of routes. Pic Paul Mealey.

Motorists in Cork are being urged to exercise caution on roads, with reports of flooding on a number of routes overnight. 

Cork County Council says the R-597-44 is impassable. 

This road serves the townlands of Ballyvireen, Kileenleagh, Drombeg, Knockarudane, Kilfinnan, Killacoosane and Rushanes. 

The N71 -803, which serves Curraheen, is also impassable.

The N71-758, which was previously impassable, is now passable, it said. 

Townlands on the road include Gortroe (Ed Cloonkeen), Dromillihy, Cullane East, Cullane West.

It is reported that sections of the Rosscarbery/Glandore Rd (R597) are impassable.

Former Minister for Mental Health and Older People Jim Daly shared a short video showing the flooding in Rosscarbery this morning. 

The flooding follows heavy downpours overnight.

A status yellow rain warning remains in place in Cork this morning until 9am.

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