We need your help now

Support from readers like you keeps The Journal open.

You are visiting us because we have something you value. Independent, unbiased news that tells the truth. Advertising revenue goes some way to support our mission, but this year it has not been enough.

If you've seen value in our reporting, please contribute what you can, so we can continue to produce accurate and meaningful journalism. For everyone who needs it.

Irish Summer

Photos: Flash flooding hits Dublin as rainfall warning issued

AA Roadwatch is warning of traffic being diverted.

PARTS OF DUBLIN are experiencing flash flooding, while a status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for large parts of the country.

Met Éireann is warning that thundery downpours could lead to rainfall accumulations of up to 30mm and localised flooding.

The warning came into effect at 2pm and will be in place until 8pm. It has been issued for Connacht, Dublin, Carlow, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Longford, Wexford, Wicklow, Offaly, Westmeath, Clare, Cork, Limerick, Tipperary and Waterford.

In Dublin, Cabra seems to have been particularly badly hit by the flooding this afternoon.

Tweet by @Sketchy Inc Sketchy Inc / Twitter Sketchy Inc / Twitter / Twitter

Phibsborough has also been affected.

AA Roadwatch is warning of further flooding in Wicklow and Dublin with some traffic being diverted.

Met Éireann is forecasting that the last of the rain will clear southwards overnight and good clear spells will develop.

Read: There’s heavy rain, thunder and spot flooding on the way this week>

Your Voice
Readers Comments
    Submit a report
    Please help us understand how this comment violates our community guidelines.
    Thank you for the feedback
    Your feedback has been sent to our team for review.