Cork city flood warning issued

Flooding in Cork yesterday. Pic: Larry Cummins

Cork City Council has issued a flood alert for the next four days.

The council says a tidal surge and strong winds will increase water levels and it is warning of flooding in low-lying parts of the city centre.

Householders and businesses are being urged to take precautionary measures to protect their property, with this evening - Thursday - being singled out as a particular risk.

The next high tide is at 6.20pm this evening.

High tides follow at:

Friday: 06.40 hours and 6:59pm

Saturday: 7.27am and 7:47pm

Sunday: 08.15am

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