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Dublin suffers flooding after torrential rains strike

Robert Besser
29 Jul 2021, 03:56 GMT+10

DUBLIN, Ireland: Areas in northern Dublin suffered from flooding on Monday after torrential rains swept through the city.

This followed a weather warning issued by Met ireann urging residents to be on alert for heavy downpours accompanied by thunder and leading to flooding.

"Following intervention from our Operations team, flood waters at Bridge Street and Seatown Roundabout in Swords have now been cleared. In Swords, all major flooding has receded," a spokesperson for Fingal County Council told RT.

"Crews are on site at Kilhedge Lane, Lusk, where flood waters are receding. Crews are also on site at Hand's Lane Lusk clearing flood water."

Fingal County Council also confirmed that crews and tankers are working to drain waters at Hoar Rock, Skerries.

The spokesperson added, "Due to flash floods in Malahide this morning, Avoca Malahide had to close for the remainder of the day, but Malahide Castle and Visitor Centre was unaffected and remained openThere was also flooding earlier today at the Casino in Malahide, as well as Bridge Street and Seatown," as quoted by RTE.

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