Tipperary County Council – UPDATE- STORM OPHELIA

by admin on 16/10/2017

Tipperary County Council’s Severe Weather Crisis Management Team is convening this morning and re-iterates the risks outlined at National level, with high winds and heavy rainfall throughout the day across Tipperary.

There will be a risk of structural damage, flying objects, fallen trees and localised flooding along with storm surges from early morning to night time today. There is also a probability of power outages throughout the day.

Council resources have been mobilised however please note that they will only be responding to emergencies once the storm has abated. The Crisis Management Team will be in place for the duration of the storm. Specific measures have been put in place and resources will be available as required. Members of the public are requested to notify Tipperary County Council of any issues arising through the following channels:

Telephone: 0761 06 5000
Email: customerservices@tipperarycoco.ie

It is advised that any unnecessary travel should be avoided and that the public should stay away from exposed areas for the duration of the storm. Further updates will issue throughout the day.

Any member of the public wishing to keep updated can follow the Council’s alerts on its website, Facebook and Twitter accounts or can register to receive free alerts via MapAlerter or through the Council’s website.

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