There’s more to come.
A Status Orange rain warning remains in place for Cork, Kerry and Waterford until 1pm this afternoon, with many city quays impassible this morning.
Cork City Council has warned motorists to take extra care on Popes Quay this morning due to surface water flooding (it remains passable at a low speed).
Rutland Street is also closed off to traffic due to flooding.
⚠️ Rutland St now closed off to traffic.
— Cork City Council (@corkcitycouncil) October 18, 2023
Meanwhile, the eastbound traffic lane is closed on Lavitts Quay, and the bus lane on South Terrace is now closed off too.
“Please take additional care if travelling this morning. Many roads have been affected with surface water and localised flooding.” the City Council said in a statement this morning.
“Please also be conscious of pedestrians and cyclists.”