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Saturday 25 March 2023 Dublin: 12°C
Daragh Brophy/
# Floody Hell
There's flooding on a number of roads - and the rain isn't going away
Plan your journey before heading off.

TRAFFIC ACROSS THE country has been disrupted this afternoon as rainfall warnings remain in place.

Met Eireann has issued a yellow wind warning for the entire country that will come into effect tomorrow at 12pm, while a yellow rain warning for Dublin, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Cork, Tipperary and Waterford remains in place.

That warning, which forecast up to 40mm of rain, will stay in place until 9pm tonight.

Already, though, roads have been flooded, causing traffic headaches.

In Dublin:

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  • Flooding on the Navan Road outbound at the M50 interchange has closed the Blanchardstown village slip road
  • The River Road is flooded from past Coolmine Rugby Club
  • There is surface water on the M50 northbound after exit 13 Dundrum
  • The Strawberry Beds is impassable
  • Flooding is reported on the Carrickbrennan Road in Monkstown
  • There is flooding on the N81 Tallaght bypass outside Tallaght and at Cheeverstown
  • Driving conditions on the M50 are said to be hazardous with large amounts of surface water and poor visibility. Motorists are asked to slow down and take care.

In Leinster:

  • The N80 Portlaoise/Carlow road is flooded at Simmons’ Mill. Gardaí say it is passable with care, AA Roadwatch reports.
  • The M7 Limerick to Dublin and M8 Cork to Dublin roads have standing water on parts in Laois
  • There is passable flooding at Olygate on the N11 Wexford to Dublin road
  • There is flooding on the Gorey/Ballycanew Road between Raheennagurren and Ballycanew.
  • There is flooding on the M9 at Athy, particularly at the off-ramp
  • The N3 is flooded at Dunshaughlin
  • There is flooding at Arklow on the M11
  • Brittas Bay is impassable

In Waterford:

  • The Cork Road at WIT is impassable
  • Barrack Street is flooded
  • There is surface water on Park Road

In Cork:

  • Traffic is down to one lane on the South Ring Road eastbound after Mahon Shopping Centre due to flooding. It is very busy before junction seven Douglas
  • The Bandon/Kilbrittain Road is impassible at Maulmane
  • There is flooding along the Carrigaline/Belgooly road
  • Traffic is very slow due to flooding on the N20 Limerick/Cork road outside Mallow at Kilnockan

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