Limerick quays flooding as #StormEleanor hits


AREAS of Limerick city and county are under water this Tuesday evening #StormEleanor batters the West coast.

Merchants Quay, Howley’s Quay, Georges Quay and O’Callagan’s Strand have all flooded in the city centre while parts of County Limerick including Foynes and Askeaton are experiencing flooding making a number of roads impassable.

Howleys Quay flooding in #Limerick as a result of #stormeleanor – Limerick City and County Council closing the road to traffic from 7pm #LimerickPost

Posted by Limerick Post Newspaper on Tuesday, January 2, 2018

Limerick City and County Council have closed a number of roads around the city this Tuesday evening as an orange weather warning remains in place until later on Tuesday night.

The Met Eireann weather warning includes heavy rainfall and “damaging gusts of up to 130km” to 10pm on Tuesday.

High tide in the city was scheduled for just before 7pm at Limericks Docks.

Motorists and pedestrians are warned to take care as #StromEleanor passes.

Limerick City and County Council say that they are monitoring the situation with their Severe Weather Assessment team.