Traffic diversions in Cork as River Lee bursts its banks

Traffic diversions in Cork as River Lee bursts its banks

The River Lee has burst its banks along the south channel in Cork City.

Traffic diversions in Cork as River Lee bursts its banks

Traffic diversions in Cork as River Lee bursts its banks

Traffic diversions in Cork as River Lee bursts its banks

Gardaí say traffic diversions are in place in the area.

There is flooding on Wandesford Quay, Morrison's Island, South Terrace, Union Quay and Father Matthew Quay.

Motorists are being advised to use alternative routes.

Image courtesy of Padriag Barrett.

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