18th October, 2013
The following flood alert has been issued by Cork City Council on 18th October, 2013
CORK CITY TIDAL FLOOD ALERT
The natural cycle of High Tides for the following days is predicted for the times given below:
Friday 18/10/13 18:01 hours
Saturday 19/10/13 06:21 hours and 18:41 hours
Sunday 20/10/13 06:59 hours and 19:15 hours
A tidal surge & strong south to south easterly winds are predicted over the next number of days. These factors combined will increase the tide levels over the natural tide levels.
During this period, prior to and after these tides, there is a danger of Tidal Flooding in the City.
It is possible that flooding may occur in the low lying areas of the City Centre including in particular South Terrace, Trinity Bridge, Rutland Street, Cotter Street, Stable Lane, Union Quay, Morrisons Quay, Proby’s Quay, Frenchs Quay, Crosses Green, Sharman Crawford St, Wandesford Quay, Lavitts Quay, Kyrls Street & Kyrls Quay, Coal Quay and Lapps Quay
Other Areas at potential risk are South Mall, Oliver Plunkett Street, Pembroke St, Princes Street, Marlborough Street, Cook Street, Winthrop Street, Kennedy Quay, Centre Park Road, Monahan’s Road, Georges Quay, and the low lying areas of the City Centre.
Householders and businesses should take Precautionary Measures to protect property.