IT’S A WASH OUT! FLOODS HIT DONEGAL…AND MORE RAIN TO COME

first_imgMANY roads and land across Donegal are flooded after another day of torrential rain.Gardai are asking motorists to drive with extreme care as the deluge continues.More than 40mm of rain fell across the county today according to some estimates. And the bad news is that more rain is on the way over the next few days.That will once again prevent farmers from harvesting potato crops as fields turn to mud. One estimate donegaldaily.com was given by the IFA last week reckoned up to 80% of the crop is still in the fields.Readers have reported flooded roads in and around Ramelton, Letterkenny, Gaoth Dobhair, Carrigans, Buncrana, Moville, Donegal Town, Ballyshannon, Milford, Carrigart, Raphoe, Ardara and Glenties. (Send more pix and updates to [email protected]).Forecasters reckon Donegal will get another 30mm of rain overnight. There will be a brief respite on Monday before more heavy rain hits the county by afternoon or teatime bringing another deluge of around 20mm on top of already soaking ground. Rain will continue on Tuesday, followed by showers on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.* Main picture: Letterkenny Rovers manager Liam O’Donnell walking of the pitch at Cockhill on SaturdayBelow: Christy Flanaghan, Christopher O’Donnell,Cormac Callaghan and Ciaran Maloney. Pix: Stephen Doherty.IT’S A WASH OUT! FLOODS HIT DONEGAL…AND MORE RAIN TO COME was last modified: October 24th, 2011 by BrendaShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:BallyshannonbuncranaCarrigansCarrigartDonegal Towndonegal weatherfloodsGaoth DobhairletterkennymovillerainRaphoeshowerslast_img

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