Emergency

Status Orange - Wind warning for Sligo, Donegal, and Leitrim

Valid: 19:00 Sunday 20/02/2022 to 07:00 Monday 21/02/22

Sligo County Council Roads update 7pm Sunday 20th February

An orange wind warning is in place for Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal until 7am Monday.  Storm Franklin has brought gale force winds with severe and damaging gusts.  With ongoing yellow wind warning driving conditions will be very difficult through tomorrow morning.  Heavy rainfall combined with saturated ground conditions has resulted in localised spot flooding, including L1302 Carrowspaurran, and L5902 Cornamucklagh.

Fallen trees have been reported around the county:  Cairns Hill, Sligo, at Teesan near Bertie‚Äôs Pitch and Putt, and near Calry Church.

Motorists and other users urged to take care on all routes.

 


 

An orange wind warning is in place for Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal from 7pm Sunday until 7am Monday.  Storm Franklin will bring gale force winds with severe and damaging gusts.  Heavy rainfall today combined with saturated ground conditions will result in localised spot flooding.

Gibraltar road and Mardyke roads re-opened to traffic.

Strandhill promenade re-opened.

There is a fallen tree on Muckelty to Achonry Road, Council road crew at scene.

For updates goto https://www.met.ie/warnings/sligo