Heavy rain makes roads impassable

Heavy rain makes roads impassable

Overnight downpours and thunderstorms caused havoc for drivers in the midlands and south of the country this morning.

Flooding is still posing a problem at this stage, with a number of roads impassable in Tipperary, and also in Waterford, where a landslide has closed a road to traffic.

Rail passengers did not escape either as lightning strikes hit Irish Rail signalling equipment at one stage, leading to delays on services passing through Portarlington in County Laois.


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