PRESS RELEASE October 11, 2018 Fingal County Council is continuing its preparations for Storm Callum which is now expected to hit the Dublin region at midnight and last until 09:00 tomorrow morning.Council Crews spent the morning filling sandbags and deploying them to areas along the coastline which are vulnerable to flooding. Sandbags are also being distributed from the Council’s depots at Watery Lane in Swords; Coolmine in Dublin 15 and Fancourt in Balbriggan. The Council has activated its Crisis Management Team and Severe Weather Alert Team in response to the Status Orange Severe Weather Warning issued by Met Eireann and crews have been put on stand-by to mobilise early tomorrow morning if required. Volunteers attached to Fingal County Council’s Emergency Management Unit have also been placed on stand-by.
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Original SMS Content: Council continues preparations for Storm Callum