‘Substantial’ flooding in Donegal, fallen trees and power outages as Storm Lorenzo passes


There has been “substantial flooding” in the south of the Donegal after Storm Lorenzo brought strong winds and heavy rain overnight.

Emergency services were called out in the early hours of the morning to deal with a number of homes and premises that were flooded in Donegal Town, Bundoran, Ballintra, Laghey and Frosses.

Donegal County Council’s Housing Service said it is currently engaging with households displaced by the flooding “with a view to providing housing assistance and support were needed”.

Met Eireann have lifted all weather warnings as of 1pm today.

-Noah Harte