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Severe Weather Advice and information

In the event of an exceptional severe weather event, Cork City Council has prepared useful tips, advice and information to enable householders and the business community to minimise risk and ensure they are prepared for eventualities.

The following interactive boolklet provides many helpful tips on preparing for and coping with severe cold weather:

Winter Ready  

Severe Weather alerts are issued to the public by Met Éireann through national and/or local broadcast media.

Met Eireann Weather Warning
Met Eireann Latest Satellite
Met Eireann Latest Rainfall 

Clicking on the links below will provide advice on how to cope with and survive severe weather events sucessfully:

Cold Weather Conditions General Advice 

Cold Weather Salting Routes

Hints to Minimise Risk of Frozen Pipes

Emergency Contact Numbers

Useful links

In the event of an exceptional severe weather event, Cork City Council will provide additional warnings and local information to the public by some or all of the following means:

* Website
* Local radio
* Newspapers
* National Radio / TV (in the event of a major emergency)

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