Flood waters on the river Suir in the center of Thurles Town have reduced considerably over the past three days; as can be observed by the two photographs shown above.
With rainfall forecast by Met Éireann expected to be below average for most areas in Tipperary this week, same is likely to offer some consolation to those worse affected further south of our county.
‘Tractor Action’ Meeting Scheduled For Muintir na Tíre Hall, Littleton.
A meeting will take place in the Muintir na Tíre Hall in Littleton, Thurles, this evening to discuss possible fund-raising ideas for those particularly badly affected by the recent Tipperary flooding. The meeting has been called by Mr Michael Fahey Chairperson of the recent successful “All Ireland Tractor Challenge” and will operate under the name “Tractor Action”, with a view to raising extra funding for flood victims in the county.
Mr Fahey is requesting that as many people as possible attend tonight’s meeting, which will begin at 7:30pm sharp and seek to find possible ideas to assist those worst affected.
Tipperary County Council stated yesterday that the risk of high flooding in parts of the south of the county had abated however the situation will continue to be closely monitored over the coming days and weeks.