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Dublin: 8 °C Wednesday 8 April, 2020

Flood warning remain in coastal areas

A flooding alert remains in place for this weekend, after flooding was reported in Waterford, Cork and Clontarf yesterday.

Clontarf, file photo.
Clontarf, file photo.
Image: Sam Boal/Photocall Ireland

HIGH TIDES AND winds are expected to continue along the Dublin coast this weekend, with the Coast Guard urging people to avoid exposed cliffs or harbour walls.

A high alert was issued yesterday for eastern and southern areas, and some flooding was experienced in Waterford, Cork and Clontarf in Dublin.

Recent rainfall levels across the country have varied from 10mm to 35mm.

Met Éireann says that southwest winds will reach force 6 or higher today and tonight on Irish coasts from Carnsore Point to Valentia to Rossan Point.

Read: Coast Guard issues warning as further gales and flooding forecast

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