UPDATE: Dedicated call centre in Kilkenny for weather emergencies

Council and principle responders dealing with weather-related calls

Sam Matthews

Reporter:

Sam Matthews

Email:

sam.matthews@kilkennypeople.ie

Phone

Weather call centre has been established by Kilkenny County Council

A dedicated call centre has been established by Kilkenny County Council to deal with all emergency weather-related calls. The number is 056-7794145.

Members of the public are advised only to travel where necessary and to check if roads are passable in advance of their journey and to take necessary precautions.

A Status Orange weather warning has now been issued for County Kilkenny by Met Éireann, with significant snowfalls expected between now and noon tomorrow. A Status Red has been issued for tomorrow from 4pm, with blizzard-like conditions to develop in heavy snow and strong easterly winds.

Regular updates will be provided throughout the day on www.kilkennypeople.ie, social media, and the council website,www.kilkennycoco.ie facebook.com/kilkennycoco #BeastFromTheEast  #BeWinterReady.