Incessant rain and the ongoing thaw has prompted the next danger on our doorsteps – flooding!
There are reports of a great deal of surface water on local roads making driving conditions dangerous.
Rising flood waters have put a local community resource in danger of flooding.
“Mother Nature hasn’t let up,” he said. “With the heavy rain and the snow thawing there is now the possibility of flooding.
“I’ve had to request sandbags for Derrynoose community centre as the water is approaching the door of the gym.”
He has asked anyone in the area whose property is at danger of flooding to contact himself or call the emergency flooding helpline on (0300) 200 0100.