Cork City Council Didn't Expect Levels Of Flooding
Cork City Council says it didn't expect the severe levels of flooding being experienced across Cork in the wake of Storm Babet.
A months worth of rain fell in just 24 hours.
Fire crews, the civil defence and council crews are in Blackpool helping people out of their flooded houses and the village has been closed to traffic.
Glanmire is under water by Sarsfield GAA Club, with access to the village currently closed.
Elsewhere, severe flooding has been reported in East Cork in towns such as Midleton and Youghal.
Members of the Defence Forces have been deployed to Midleton as it has become impassable due to floods