Motorists advised to exercise caution as flooding impacts Kerry’s roads

A yellow wind warning remains in place until 3pm across the county following heavy rain and winds overnight and this morning. meteireann Up to 25 millimetres of rain fell across Kerry overnight. Killarney Gardaí warn that the road by Moll’s Gap remains flooded. They say there is a lot of surface water at Fossa near the local garage. The road is passable but motorists should take extra care. The R570 Barraduff to Glenflesk Road is now closed. In Tralee one lane of the left-hand lane of the Tralee bypass between the Rose roundabout and the Ballygarry roundabout is closed due to flooding The Ballymullen road has now re-opened following flooding earlier – there is a Council crew at the scene and the road is now passable having been closed earlier There are reports of spot flooding on the road towards Fenit and also at Curraheen on the N86 There is also some flooding on the Ballymacquin to Ballyheighue road Also on the N70 Castlemaine road out of Tralee caution is advised near Cúl Dídin nursing home There is a lot of surface water on the N70 road at Cromane Cross and in places on the road between Killorglin and Milltown Caution is advised on the N72 between Killorglin and Killarney at Beaufort Bridge as well as at Ballydowney In Killarney, the Knockeendubh to Coolcorcoran road is closed The R570 Barraduff to Glenflesk Road is now closed.