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Ophelia the clean-up in Southeast

17 October 2017 Latest News Local News News


Crews from local authorities and public utilities across the southeast have been working to clear roads and make their areas safer following Storm Ophelia on Monday.

More than 55 roads were blocked on Monday, and 30 of them were cleared by lunchtime on Tuesday.

Waterford city and county councils reported trees down in a number of locations, including Kilmeaden, Ballyduff, Bunmahon, Kilclooney, Tramore and Tooraneena.

More than 4,000 homes and businesses were without power on Tuesday morning, with ESB crews working to restore services as quickly as possible, while water services were also hit in several areas including Lismore, Aglish, Inchinleamy, Camphire, Strancally, Ballysaggart, Dunhill and Modeligo.

Mobile networks were effected also, with crews working hard to get mobile coverage restored. As of Tuesday afternoon most mobile customers had service restored in the Tramore area.

 


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