Floods cause destruction across country, with cyclist losing life in accident


The floods have caused significant delays this morning across the country, with many roads immersed in water and one road collision resulting in the death of a cyclist.

Floods cause destruction across country, with cyclist losing life in accident

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The floods have caused significant delays this morning across the country, with many roads immersed in water and one road collision resulting in the death of a cyclist.

Floods have caused significant delays and destruction across the country, with up to 400mms falling in places.

Many roads have been closed as a result, with rainfall overnight falling particularly heavy in certain areas. Leinster and Munster were issued a status yellow rain warning, put in place until later today. It is in place until 9pm this evening.

In other news, A cyclist was killed in an accident in Co. Kerry yesterday evening. The incident occurred at around 8pm yesterday near Tralee in Co. Kerry. The man, aged 39, was cycling when he was involved in a collision with two cars.

A man and woman driving the two cars were transported to hospital with minor injuries. The cyclist was taken to hospital, where he was pronounced dead. Anyone who may have witnessed the accident is urged to contact Tralee Garda station.

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