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Storm Barra – Status Yellow Weather Warning – Severe Weather Alert.

This event will likely cause structural damage and significant surface water
flooding throughout the county and, in such an instance, people are advised
to undertake essential travel journeys only.

The Council’s Crisis Management Team met this afternoon to assess the
situation and to ensure that all necessary arrangements are put in place in
advance of this severe weather event. All appropriate Flood defence
barriers are being erected and the Clonmel Flood Response Team is
monitoring the situation within Clonmel and its environs.

Arrangements have been made to issue an advisory through the local media
today and to update the Tipperary County Council website. The position will
continue to be monitored by the Council’s Severe Weather Assessment
Road Closure updates will be posted to the Council’s website and social
media sites – Facebook/Twitter/Map Alerter.
Members of the public can continue to contact the Council’s Customer
Services Desks at Nenagh and Clonmel at 0818 06 5000 during normal
office hours after which calls will be transferred to the Council’s
emergency services number at 0818 06 5003 or email;

Please note the following emergency contact numbers below:
Emergency 999/112
Irish Water Emergency 1850 278 278
ESB Networks 1850 372 999
Gas Networks Ireland 1850 205 050