Council warns of tidal flooding for Cork city

There is a renewed flood warning for Cork on the day the local council declared an official end to the city's civic emergency.

Householders and businesses in low-lying areas of the city centre have been told there is a possible danger from tidal flooding this weekend.

South easterly winds, low pressure and heavy rainfall are all contributing to the problem.

The council had earlier confirmed that all households now had a safe supply of drinking water a fortnight after devastating floods overwhelmed a key treatment plant.

Meanwhile Limerick County Council has lifted a boil notice alert for 2,000 customers which was put in place a week ago.

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