Warning for motorists after storm

Widespread wet conditions following heavy rain overnight. Motorists are advised to slow down and take extra care. Excess surface water and wind blown debris are likely to be a problem on secondary roads in particular.

Only drive through water if you know it’s not too deep for your car. If you have to drive through standing water, drive through the centre of the road as that is the highest point.

There’s a lot of fallen debris on the Aughrim to Woodenbridge Rd.

There is a fallen tree blocking Monastery Rd in Enniskerry.

Also there’s a fallen tree on the local road between the Beehive and Deputy’s Pass; take care.

There are a number of fallen trees along the N81 Dublin/ Baltinglass Rd on the N81 Dublin/ Blessington Rd near Rossborough House and Lacken Equestrian Centre

Homes in Tinahely, Blessington and Donard remain without power, the ESB say the service will be restored within the next few hours.

 

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