**PRECAUTIONARY EVACUATION NOTICE – CLONMEL**
UPDATED 5.30pm 01/01
**FURTHER UPDATE at 5.30pm 01/01**
River levels in the River Suir are anticipated to rise further in the next hour based on rainfall since 9am this morning. Met Eireann have issued a further Yellow warning for Tipperary from 9am on Friday 1st January to 9am on Saturday morning 2nd January and further rainfall is predicted for Sunday 3rd January.
There is concern over the anticipated predicted rainfall over the coming days which may necessitate the evacuation of persons from certain areas.
Tipperary County Council is now asking residents and business owners in *previous flood affected areas of Clonmel to prepare in the event that the situation continues to worsen.
*Areas include those areas affected pre Flood Relief Scheme works
Old Waterford Road
All Side Streets leading off of the above mentioned areas
In this regard, we would ask that:
You prepare all necessary belongings inlcuding medication in a suitable bag and
You co-operate immediately once somebody notifies you to leave your property
This notification is being issued in line with the Clonmel Flood Response Plan and is only precautionary at this stage.
PLEASE NOTE THAT THIS IS PRECAUTIONARY AT THIS STAGE
We will endeavour to keep you updated but please also tune into TippFM or see www.tipperarycoco.ie for further updates.