Serious flooding reported in Blackpool area of Cork City

Thursday 21 March 2013 23.59
Serious flooding reported in Cork City

There are reports of bad flooding in Blackpool in Cork City.

Two units of the Cork City Fire Service are at the scene.

They are awaiting the arrival of specialised machinery to clear a culvert which is blocked following several hours of heavy rain earlier this evening.

Blackpool was one of three areas in the city, including Glanmire and Douglas that were badly flooded in June last year following flash floods.

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