« BackKerry County Council assessing situation on ground following 24 hours of torrential rain

Weather conditions and road conditions are continuing to improve this evening, following a deluge of rain around the county in the past 24 hours.



Kerry County Council staff are currently assessing the situation on the ground in a number of areas.


The Inny Bridge on the N70 between Caherciveen and Waterville is fully open to traffic.


Kerry County Council personnel remain on site monitoring the situation following the overnight closure of the bridge.


Following a landslide on the R566 between Portmagee and Ballinskelligs at Coomanaspig, the road remains fully closed to through traffic and is likely to remain closed for a number of days to allow for site clearance and a safety assessment.


In Glencar, following a landslide at Gortmaloon, the road there remains closed as is the L4018 road in Glencar between Quaybawn Cross and Cappamore Cross.


There remains spot flooding and surface water on many routes on the Dingle Peninsula and the Iveragh Peninsula. Motorists are asked to drive with care for the remainder of the evening.


The outlook for the coming days weather wise in Kerry however is good.




Head of forecasting in Met Éireann Gerald Fleming, says we can expect drier conditions.