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Collisions close routes in the South East tonight as weather conditions worsen

1 December 2016 Latest News Local News News


AA Roadwatch is reporting three separate collisions, which have closed roads in the region tonight.

In Waterford, the N25 Waterford/ Cork Rd between Kilmeaden and Carroll’s Cross is closed due to a collision. Diversions are in place.

In Tipperary, the local Newchapel Rd is closed just off the N24 near Barne Lodge as emergency services deal with a collision.  You are advised to use an alternative route.

In Kilkenny, the N24 Waterford/Clonmel Rd is closed southbound at the junction for Piltown. Local diversions are in place.

AA Roadwatch is also warning of very icy conditions tonight on the Bunclody/Carnew road in Wexford, and fog and frost around Waterford city. You are advised to use fog lights in affected areas but turn them off when no longer needed. 

Weather warnings are also in place for tonight into tomorrow:

A Status Orange Fog Warning...
…is in place for the country. Dense fog is expected over much of the country this evening, overnight and tomorrow morning. The warning is valid until midday tomorrow.
A Status Yellow Low Temperature Warning...
…is also in place for the entire country, with severe frost developing this evening and continuing overnight and tomorrow morning. Lowest temperatures of 0 to -5 degrees. This warning is valid until midday tomorrow.

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