Strong winds through the night have affected many areas of Donegal today and left road blockages and thousands of homes without power this morning.
Drivers are urged to take extreme care on the roads this morning, to be on alert for fallen trees and debris and to plan extra time for delays.
A fallen tree which had blocked the Letterkenny to Lifford N14 road at Tullyrap early this morning has since been cleared.
Fallen trees have been reported elsewhere, including Ballyare, Termon and the Lismonaghan road in Letterkenny.
A tree is blocking the road between Rosebank Court & Riverwood on Malin Road in Moville.
HIgh spring tides and winds have resulted in flooding at the Harbour Car Park of Donegal Town.
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In Derry, the Foyle Bridge has been closed due to high winds.
Many power faults are affecting homes in Donegal. Widespread outages have been recorded from Ballyshannon to Inishowen. ESB Networks are working to restore all supplies as quickly and safely as possible. Check power supplies and estimated repair times here: https://www.esb.ie/esb-networks/powercheck/
The public is being warned to never approach damaged lines. If you see a fallen wire, ring ESB immediately on 1850 372 999.
Donegal County Council can be contacted on 074 91 53900 and in the event of an out of hours emergency the Council’s Road Service can be contacted on 074 91 72288.
You can keep up to date on road conditions by signing up for free alerts to your phone by registering at www.mapalerter.com/donegal or by following Donegal County Council on Facebook or on Twitter @DonegalCouncil .