Updated Statement Issued on Thursday June 14th 2018 by Mayo County Council

Posted in Connect on June 14, 2018.

Head of Communications at Mayo County Council, Martina Hughes confirmed  “ Road crews at Mayo County Council have been mobilised since early morning to deal with the damage caused from Storm Hector in the County overnight.

Fallen trees and branches together with debris on roads appear to be the main concerns across the various areas.  In the wider Claremorris Municipal district 9 trees are down and work has commenced in clearing these trees. In the Ballina Municipal district road crews are clearing fallen trees in Pamerstown Killalla  and Carramore-lacken .  Clean up operations are also underway in the wider Castlebar and Westport areas.

Mayo County Council would encourage the public to drive safely on the roads this morning and to adhere to the weather warning while in place. Please be aware of the potential of fallen trees, branches, electricity wires, debris on the roads and walk-ways and flooding.  Please exercise caution in coastal areas”

Please contact your local area office if you have any concerns as a result of storm damage,

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