Published 05/08/2014 | 20:27
THE Emergency department of Letterkenny A&E has been flooded this evening following heavy rain.
Emergency services are currently at the scene attempting to pump away water.
Sandbags have been placed in an attempt to stem the flow of water.
The department was only recently refurbished following flood damage last year.
It is located in a newly built medical block which cost in the region of €24m to construct.
The emergency department is currently closed.
The car park is also believed to be affected by the flooding as well.
It is understood that current assessments of the suggest the damage is not a severe as last year.