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Status Yellow Weather Warning from 2.00 pm today, Wednesday 13 November 2019

Kildare County Council’s Severe Weather Assessment Team are monitoring the potential impacts of the forecasted heavy rainfalls expected this evening throughout the County. Met Eireann is warning that the expected heavy rain will turn to sleet and snow in places later today.

In particular, the Kildare County Council Municipal District offices and the Kildare County Council Road Crews are on standby to respond to requests for assistance where flooding occurs. Our staff will continue to respond for as long as necessary.

The current Status Yellow Warning is in place from 2pm today, Wednesday, until 2am Thursday morning.

Motorists are advised to drive with caution. Useful information on driving in flood conditions is available on the RSA website:

https://www.rsa.ie/RSA/Road-Safety/Campaigns/Current-road-safety-campaigns/Severe-Weather-Advice/

https://www.rsa.ie/en/RSA/Road-Safety/Campaigns/Current-road-safety-campaigns/Severe-Weather-Advice/Safety-Tips/

Ends                                                                                  13 November 2019

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