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Weather Alert and City Water Supply 14.30 Update Friday November 20th

Time of Issue 14.30 p.m. 20 November

Cork City Council activated its Severe Weather Plan late last night and the Plan remains in place.  All Emergency Services are operating effectively to the Plan.

All of the Northside and central area of the Southside of the city are currently without water and will be for a number of days.  Cork City Council will provide the public with regular updates. 

The public are advised that the current supply of water is safe. 

Tankers are en route to the following affected areas and additional emergency supplies will be advised in due course:-

  •  Ballyvolane Shopping Centre
  • Blackpool Shopping Centre
  • Hollyhill Shopping Centre
  • St. Mary’s Orthopaedic Hospital, Bakers Road, Gurranabraher
  • Nemo Rangers GAA, South Douglas Road

If you live in an area under flood, you should stay in doors if at all possible.

 An Garda Síochána have road closures in place.

The Severe Weather Plan remains in place to deal with any further inclement weather and its effects on the city. 

Contact Numbers for queries (until 5.00 p.m. today) are as follows:-

  • 021 4924178
  • 021 4924679
  • 021 4924228
  • 021 4924255

 Further information will be available after 5.00 p.m.

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