Flooding causes disruption in CorkWednesday 17 October 2012 23.04
Emergency services are continuing to monitor weather conditions in Cork city.
Several streets in the city centre were flooded tonight, with water entering a number of business premises.
Of the three high tides since Tuesday night, tonight’s caused the most flooding, with higher water levels extending even further through Cork city centre.
Water covered all of the South Mall, while nearby Oliver Plunkett Street also flooded.
Water entered a number of premises on both streets, although damage was minimal.
Met Éireann is warning of further showers overnight, the heaviest of these retreating to coastal counties.
AA Roadwatch is urging motorists to take care. It is reporting problems in parts of Midleton and Cobh in Cork.
In Wexford, O’Hanrahan Bridge in New Ross is closed in both directions due to flooding, while caution is also advised along the Quay in New Ross.