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Flooding begins to subside after heavy rain burst hits Cork

The rain is going to continue this evening. Sorry, Corkonians.
Jul 19th 2014, 6:13 PM 27,045 15

FLASH FLOODING IS beginning to subside in Cork after heavy rain hit the county.

Met Éireann’s rainfall radar shows a heavy concentration of rain across the south of the country since early this afternoon.

All the rain

Cork city centre reported flooding between Michael Collins Bridge and Brian Boru Bridge after the rain coincided with the River Lee’s high tide.

Met Éireann has warned that the heavy thundery showers will continue across Munster and also the Midlands this evening.

Read: Heathrow flights cancelled after thunderstorm warning >

Read: Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork > 

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