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Northern Ireland road closures remain in aftermath of Storm Desmond

Published 08/12/2015

The Urney Road linking the village of Clady to Strabane was impassable due to high levels of water.
The Urney Road linking the village of Clady to Strabane was impassable due to high levels of water.

As the clear up operation continues in the aftermath of Storm Desmond, a number of roads remain closed around Northern Ireland because of flooding and damage caused by the strong winds.

They are:

County Armagh

A29 Armagh Road, Charlemont, is impassable due to floods - Police Warning severe flooding including side roads, making driving conditions hazardous, avoid if possible. Diversion via Collegelands Road and Lislasly Road

Ballycullen Road and Charlemont Road (between Charlemont and Blackwatertown) closed due to flooding.

C185 Artasooly Road, Benburb

Moy Road

Corrigan Hill Road

Aghinlig Road

County Down

Turnavall Road, Newry closed until further notice, due to a fallen tree.  Local diversions in operation.

County Antrim

Dunluce Street in Larne is closed due to damage to a building and concerns for its stability. There is also debris on the carriageway and pedestrian area.

Motorists struggle through Storm Desmond floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim
Pic Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker
Motorists struggle through Storm Desmond floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim Pic Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press 4/12/2015 Motorists struggle threw floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim. Warnings for heavy rain and strong winds have been issued as Storm Desmond is to hit across Northern Ireland and the Republic this weekend. Pic Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press 4/12/2015 Motorists struggle threw floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim. Warnings for heavy rain and strong winds have been issued as Storm Desmond is to hit across Northern Ireland and the Republic this weekend. Pic Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker
Pacemaker Press 4/12/2015 Motorists struggle threw floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim. Warnings for heavy rain and strong winds have been issued as Storm Desmond is to hit across Northern Ireland and the Republic this weekend. Pic Colm Lenaghan/ Pacemaker
Rescue workers help a lady and her dog in Carlisle after heavy rain from Storm Desmond tore through Britain
Carlisle suffered with some of the worst flooding
Two youths dive into the sea at Salthill in a video that has been viewed online over a million times
A driver abandons his stricken car near Maguiresbridge
Flooding in Co Tyrone on Sunday after Storm Desmond brought sustained periods of heavy rainfall to Northern Ireland. Pic: Martin McKeown.
Flooding in Co Tyrone on Sunday after Storm Desmond brought sustained periods of heavy rainfall to Northern Ireland. Pic: Martin McKeown.
Flooding in Co Tyrone on Sunday after Storm Desmond brought sustained periods of heavy rainfall to Northern Ireland. Pic: Martin McKeown.
Flooding in Co Tyrone on Sunday after Storm Desmond brought sustained periods of heavy rainfall to Northern Ireland. Pic: Martin McKeown.
The Boudoir designer boutique in Dungannon which was damaged by flooding during Storm Desmond. Pic: Matt Mackey/Press Eye.
Anita Ross at the Boudoir designer boutique in Dungannon which was flooded during Storm Desmond. Pic: Matt Mackey/Press Eye.
The Boudoir designer boutique in Dungannon which was damaged by flooding during Storm Desmond. Pic: Matt Mackey/Press Eye.
Storm Desmond brought high winds and choppy waters to Galway
Emergency workers use a boat in floodwater on Warwick Road in Carlisle, after heavy rain from Storm Desmond tore through Britain, bringing strong winds and heavy rain which caused Cumbria to declare a major incident. Owen Humphreys/PA Wire.
Emergency workers use a boat in floodwater on Warwick Road in Carlisle to rescue a resident
Flooded roads in Appleby in Cumbria, as Storm Desmond hit the UK
Motorists struggle through floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim, amid warnings of heavy rain and strong winds as Storm Desmond arrives in Northern Ireland this weekend
Motorists struggle through floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim, amid warnings of heavy rain and strong winds as Storm Desmond arrives in Northern Ireland this weekend
Motorists struggle through floods in Glenavy, Co Antrim, amid warnings of heavy rain and strong winds as Storm Desmond arrives in Northern Ireland this weekend

County Fermanagh

A46 Loughshore Rd at Blaney (Reopened)

B127 New Bridge Rd, Lisnaskea (passable by HGVs only)(9” on high side)

B533 Wattlebridge Rd, Newtownbutler(passable by HGVs only)

C436 Inishmore Road

C406 Carn Rd, Ederney (at Black hut)

C441 Coalbog Road, Boho

C431 Derrymacausey Rd, Derrylin

C444 Lisdead Road, Boho

C430 Corsenshin Rd, Lisnaskea  (Re-opened)

C446 Glennasheevar Rd, Derrygonnelly

U8209 Sansonagh Road, Boho

U9378 Rossmacaffrey Rd, Lisnaskea

U9427 Inishrooske Rd, Lisnaskea

U9445 Kilmore Rd, Lisnaskea

U9416 Drumcon Rd, Lisnaskea

U9156 Ballyhoe Rd, Newtownbutler

U9129 Teer Road, Newtownbutler

U9130 Cloncorick/Cara Rds, Newtownbutler

U8530 Drumanure Rd, Derrylin

U9110  Tiraffy Rd, Lisnaskea

U9125 Keady Rd, Newtownbutler

U9114 Derrylea Road, Newtownbutler

The level of Lough Erne is continuing to rise and it is likely that this will continue through the week.

County Tyrone

B0045_01   -   ANNAGHROE RD CALEDON: A28 DERRYCOURTNEY RD TO LAND FRONTIER

U0329_02   -  RAVELLA RD1: A5 MOORE ST TO LAND FRONTIER

U0537_02   -  KNOCKAGINNY RD1: A28 DERRYCOURTNEY RD TO LAND FRONTIER

U1132_02  -   DERRYGALLY WAY : TREWMOUNT RD TO DERRYGALL RD

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