Storm Callum: Council Crisis Management Team meeting underway

first_img Pinterest Previous articleGAA Programme – Glenfin & Aodh Rua lock horns for Intermediate titleNext articleBlaney seeks all documents on sewage plant plans News Highland DL Debate – 24/05/21 WhatsApp Twitter Facebook By News Highland – October 11, 2018 RELATED ARTICLESMORE FROM AUTHOR Donegal County Council’s Crisis Management Team is meeting this morning to prepare for all eventualities relating to Storm Callum.With very high astronomical Spring Tides forecasted for this period and with surge levels in coastal areas predicted to increase in the coming days, Donegal County Council is urging the public to take extra care when outdoors during this weather event.Extreme care should be taken overnight and during the morning work and school commute on Friday particularly in coastal areas and on higher ground owing to high winds. All motorists should drive with extreme care, allow extra time for journeys and watch out for fallen branches and debris on roads. There is also a risk of fallen trees.Homeowners, property owners and businesses should take precautions to secure any loose items of furniture, hoardings, scaffolding, signage and items such as trampolines and bins, which would be vulnerable to strong winds.The Council is also asking property owners and occupiers of properties in areas susceptible to coastal flooding to be prepared and to take the necessary precautions.Donegal County Council’s Crisis Management Team is meeting this morning to finalise necessary arrangements and will continue to monitor the situation. The council will provide further updates on Facebook and on Twitter @DonegalCouncil #StormCallum.The Council can be contacted during normal business hours on 074 91 53900 and in the event of an out of hours emergency the Council’s Road Service can be contacted on 074 91 72288. Irish Water can be contacted on 1850 278 278. For emergencies requiring the assistance of the Fire Service call 999.You can sign up for free weather alerts to your phone by registering at www.mapalerter.com/donegal. News, Sport and Obituaries on Monday May 24th Google+ Google+center_img Pinterest WhatsApp Storm Callum: Council Crisis Management Team meeting underway Important message for people attending LUH’s INR clinic Arranmore progress and potential flagged as population grows Harps come back to win in Waterford Facebook Twitter Homepage BannerNews Loganair’s new Derry – Liverpool air service takes off from CODAlast_img read more