Published On: Mon, Oct 16th, 2017 at 2:02pm

Storm Ophelia hits Dublin City

The council issued a warning at 2.00pm this afternoon.

As the storm is now beginning to hit Dublin City, the advice from the Council is that people should stay indoors where they are at present and not travel until the storm is over in Dublin.  People are advised to stay away from coastal areas and other water bodies during the storm.

There are trees down across the city and Dublin City Council crews are dealing with these and other issues as they are notified.

Dublin City Council Crisis management team met again today at 1:30pm and were updated by the DCC Flood Assessment Group and The Principle Response Agencies Local Co-ordination Group.  Dublin City Council operational crews and housing services remain on standby to deal with expected issues.

Dublin City Council crisis team will reconvene at 17:00pm.  Further information will be issued at this stage.

In case of emergencies the public are advised to contact;

999                                                      for life threatening emergencies.

679 6186                                             for non life threatening emergencies.

customerservices@dublincity.ie         for notification of fallen debris.

https://twitter.com/DubCityCouncil     for notification of fallen debris.

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