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WATCH: Torrential Dublin rain turns the Spire into a hypnotic waterfall

Easier to enjoy it when you’re indoors.


THURSDAY WAS A fairly dire day, across the highways and byways of Ireland.

There was flooding in Dublin, Leinster and Waterford, and commuters in Cork took up to three hours to get home this evening, under the combined effects of dreadful weather and a few accidents along the way.

And the wintry weather isn’t going anywhere, either.

Met Éireann has put a yellow wind warning in effect from noon tomorrow until noon on Saturday, with gust of up to 100 km/h (62 mph) forecast for some places.

However, one Dubliner had the courage earlier today to capture something magical with his camera. reader Fergal Griffin, from Malahide, was walking on O’Connell Street this afternoon when he shot this hypnotic video of torrential downpours turning the Spire into a waterfall.

So if you and your umbrella made it home in one piece, dry off, put your feet up, and enjoy:

Shing69 / YouTube

Read: People were stuck in their cars for hours over flooding in Cork>

Read: There’s flooding on a number of roads – and the rain isn’t going away>

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