Dozens of residences and businesses damaged in Cork

Dozens of homes and businesses damaged in Cork

About 50 properties and corporations in Bantry, Co Cork, were broken right away with the area drainage process unable to cope with up to 25mm of rainfall inside of a two hour period of time.

Bantry Fire Brigade indicated that New Avenue, Main Avenue, Barrack and the Sq. had been all flooded with large rainfall developing involving 10pm and 2am.

As of 6am nowadays floods had receded. Fireplace Brigade crews assisted store owners with the thoroughly clean up and have now returned to station.

Flood waters have been cleared. Nevertheless, a selection of streets in Bantry have been destroyed and are at present closed pending evaluation.

Insignificant injury was sustained in the county pursuing Storm Francis. The N71 in between Connonagh and Leap was just about impassable although flooding was also claimed in Rosscarbery.

Place flooding and significant area water was reported on the R601 between Timoleague and Courtmacsherry and on the R599 by Clonakilty GAA Club.. Place flooding/surface area water was also described on the N73 involving Mallow and Mitchelstown.

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