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Monday 22 January 2018

Storm Ewan leaves flash floods and debris as frost, ice and snow predicted

Walkers watch the big waves this month in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Photo: Justin Farrelly
Walkers watch the big waves this month in Dún Laoghaire, Co Dublin. Photo: Justin Farrelly
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A weather warning for Storm Ewan has been lifted,with flash flooding reported in parts of the country.

The storm, which did not reach the strength of Storm Doris earlier this week, brought winds of up to 100kmph when it reached landfall.

Motorists have been cautioned to take care on the roads with a number of fallen trees and other debris reported on routes around the country.

Flights out of Dublin airport were delayed due to winds around the airfield and passengers were advised to check in with their airlines due to the storm.

The AA has also reported surface water on the N85 Ennis/Ennistymon Road.

Flash-flooding has been reported in a number of areas including Co Clare and in the Midlands.

According to Met Éireann tonight will be very cold with wintery showers and a risk of thunder. Snow is expected on higher ground and one or two snow flurries are possible on lower levels too according to the forecaster.

The remainder of the week is set to be changeable and cold.

On Monday snow is expected to hit high ground again, with severe frost and icy stretches over night.

On Tuesday the forecaster predicts that snowfall is possible locally.

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