City Council closes Salthill car parks after flood warnings

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Galway City Council crews are on standby this afternoon after Met Éireann issued an Orange Weather Warning for this evening.

The council say Storm Eleanor may bring high tide this evening and early tomorrow morning may result in overtopping at Salthill.

As such it has closed Toff Park and Salthill Promenade Car Parks.

Southwest to west winds of mean speeds 65 to 80 km/h, gusting to 110 to 130 km/h are expected, with a risk of flooding and very high seas along Atlantic coasts.

Due to the wind direction, no serious flooding is expected, however the public should remain vigilant. Galway City Council’s crews will be on standby throughout the day and the weather situation will be monitored.