Heavy rain leads to flooding in Cavan

Heavy rain has led to flooding in parts Cavan.

The N3 Cavan bypass has been closed between the Cootehill road and the Dublin road roundabout due to flooding. The County Council and emergency services are at the scene.

Flooding is also reported on the Dublin road at CG Power Systems and the Texaco garage.

Long traffic delays are reported.

Spot flooding is also reported in the Ballyjamesduff area, particularly along the R196 road.

The Castletara to Ballyhaise road is reported to be impassable due to flooding.

Met Éireann has extended its yellow warning for rainfall. Cavan, Leitrim and Donegal are warned to expect falls of 20 to 30mm this evening. The warning is in effect until midnight tonight.

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