Heavy flooding is being reported around Sligo town this evening.

The AA are advising motorists slow down and keep a safe distance from the vehicle in front.

The worst affected areas include Cleveragh at the SIPTU Offices, Riverside at 'The Blue Lagoon', on Strand Hill road, the Strand Hill side of the Second Sea road, Duck Street and Back Avenue.

Motorists are advised to avoid the routes where possible.