Weather latest: Spot flooding in a number of city locations as gusts of up to 110km hit Cork

Weather latest: Spot flooding in a number of city locations as gusts of up to 110km hit Cork
Spot flooding on the North Ring Road this morning. 

CORK is experiencing heavy rain and strong winds this morning, with a yellow warning still in place.

Yesterday Met Éireann issued the wind warning for a number of counties, including Cork, with gusts of up to 90 to 110 km/hr likely in coastal areas.

The warning which came into effect at 2am this morning will remain until 2pm today.

Heavy outbreaks of rain are expected to clear later this afternoon, with brighter conditions anticipated. 

There have been a number of reports of spot flooding in city locations including the North Ring Road and on Penrose Quay/Patrick's Quay.

Motorists are advised to take care on approach. 

The bad weather comes just days after Storm Brendan hit the country. 

In Cork, the weather conditions brought localised flooding, some slight structural damage to some buildings and transport delays and diversions.

Hundreds of homes were also temporarily left without power.

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