Council Issuing Sandbags As The Heavy Rain Arrives

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Kerry County Council logoSANDBAGS are being distributed in parts of the county as up to 100mm of rain is expected over the next day.

Met Éireann issued a Code Orange rainfall warning for Kerry which is valid until 6pm on Tuesday and up to 100mm is expected on higher ground particularly in coastal areas.

There is very heavy rainfall expected in the county this evening and especially overnight tonight. At this stage, Kerry County Council expects the west of the county and the Dingle and Iveragh peninsulas to be worst affected.

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Through our crews on the ground, sandbags are being provided in Dingle, Caherciveen, Sneem and Kenmare by Council crews on the ground.

Kerry County Council has set up an emergency number which members of the public can call if there are any emergencies. The number which operates out of hours also is 066 7183588.

Kerry County Council will update its Twitter feed @countykerry and will be posting updates on our Facebook page as the day progresses with further information.


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