Cork County Council Confirm “Extensive Tidal Flooding”

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Cork County Council has confirmed that extensive tidal flooding has occurred along the coastline this morning. The storm surge coupled with spring tides have been the major contributory factors. A southerly wind direction and high wind speeds coinciding with high tides had the effect of increasing the tide significantly.

Locations which have been effected include: –

  • Castletownbere
  • Bantry (15 properties)
  • Timoleague
  • Courtmacsharry
  • Kinsale
  • Carrigaline
  • Crosshaven
  • Cobh
  • Whitegate
  • Aghada
  • Youghal

Cork County Council’s Fire Service and roads crews have attended a number of locations this morning and continue to assist as the tidal waters subside.