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Storm Barra information for dlr

Date 
Monday, December 6, 2021
Location 
dlr County
Intro Text 

*dlr are closely monitoring the progress of slow moving Storm Barra and possible adverse weather later in the night and into tomorrow (8.12.21)

*Council Severe Weather Alert Team convened

*Preparations put in place and all outdoor teams ready

*All dlr Parks, cemeteries, piers, recycling centres closed for duration of Orange warning

*No major coastal flooding or road blockages so far.

*dlr and Coast Guard appeal for everybody to stay back from coastline for the duration of the storm. Waves overtopping at Dún Laoghaire Harbour.

The Orange Weather Warning from Met Éireann associated with Storm Barra covers the whole dlr area and our coastline. It is in place from 0800 – 1300 Tuesday 7 December. Orange warning remains in place for the coastline until midnight Tuesday 7 December.

The Councils Severe Weather Alert Team has been convened and will be monitoring the progress of the effects of the storm in the County. In advance of the storm, gullys and drains have been cleared of leaves and river screens cleared. All outdoors teams have been mobilised and are ready for blockage and clean up operations.

For the duration of the Orange Warning all dlr Parks, cemeteries, piers and recycling centres will be closed to the public. We would ask everybody to heed the warnings of the emergency services and coastguard and stay away from harbours, beaches, headlands and any exposed areas along our coastline and in our upland areas. All road users are advised to proceed with caution due to expected high winds and heavy rain.  

Further updates will be provided on this webpage and our social media channels – please stay up to date as it is likely that information will be updated frequently where it affects the dlr area.  

If you have storm damage to your home and it is a Council property, if you see a tree blocking a road or flooding in your area or any other storm related incident please contact us at info@dlrcoco.ie and 01 2054700 or Report it directly here with specific location.

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