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Press Statement at 3pm on Thursday 11 October 2018 - Status Yellow Warning

Kildare County Council's Severe Weather Assessment Team have met at 2pm this afternoon following the issuing of a Status Yellow level weather warning in Kildare

Kildare County Council’s response teams including roads, water, fire, civil defence are on standby to deal with the impact of high winds from 12 midnight to 9am and putting in place the clean-up operation following Storm Callum.

The Peter McVerry Trust, on behalf of Kildare County Council will be putting the Cold Weather Initiative for the county into operation to provide shelter for people sleeping rough during the severe weather conditions and the Freephone Number for this service is 1800 804 307. 

For more information about being prepared for adverse weather conditions, visit http://kildare.ie/CountyCouncil/EmergencyNewsandInformation

Motorists are urged to continue to exercise caution on all roads when driving.

Further updates will be published on our website http://kildare.ie/countycouncil including Facebook and Twitter.

Kildare County Council Contact information

  • During office hours  -  045 980200
  • Out of hours  - 1890 500 333
  • Homeless out of hours – 1800 804 307

For more information about being prepared for adverse weather conditions, visit http://kildare.ie/CountyCouncil/EmergencyNewsandInformation

 

Ends                                                                                                  11 October 2018

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