Flood warning for Cork city

Flood warning for Cork city
Parts of Morrison's Island may be affected by spot flooding at high tide at 8.58am tomorrow morning. Picture Dan Linehan

Roads and streets along low-lying quays in Cork city centre may suffer localised spot flooding at high tide, at 9am tomorrow morning. 

Traffic restrictions may be in place from approximately 8am until 10am and may apply to Morrison’s Island, Fr. Matthew Quay, Union Quay, Wandesford Quay, Frenche’s Quay and Crosses Green.

A severe Orange-alert weather warning has been issued for Cork as Storm Diana is expected to hit the west coast at 6am tomorrow.

Severe south and southwest winds associated with the storm will reach 65 to 80 km/h with gusts of 110 to 130 km/h.

The weather will be accompanied by high seas with a risk of coastal flooding.

The Orange Alert warning will remain in effect until midday tomorrow. and covers Cork, Kerry and Waterford.

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