Debris causing traffic delays on Limerick road is removed but warning in place

Gardai say debris has been cleared from the Ballysimon Road and delays should ease

Gardai say debris has been cleared from the Ballysimon Road and delays should ease

GARDAI in Limerick have said that debris that was causing traffic delays in the city has been cleared but motorists are being advised to take caution.

Delays in the area around Ballysimon Road in the area should clear after the debris on the road has been cleared.

Motorists are being advised of a status yellow wind warning that is in place for Limerick until Thursday night, with warnings of wind-blown debris.

The status yellow alert applies to Counties Limerick, Galway, Mayo, Clare, Cork and Kerry.

In the first of the warnings, which was issued this Tuesday evening by Met Eireann, west to southwest winds veering west to northwest with mean speeds of 45kph to 65kph and gusts up to 85kph were predicted.

Separately, a national snow/ice warning will come into effect at 11am on Wednesday.

Gardai, AA Roadwatch and the Road Safety Authority are appealing to all road users to excercise caution given the bad weather at present.