The Council’s Severe Weather Team met yesterday and today and will continue to meet during the week to monitor the weather briefing issued by Met Eireann.
Cold weather is forecasted for the rest of the week with easterly winds. Thursday will see sleet and snow across the county with accumulation of 5cm possible. A yellow warning is in place for Tipperary on Thursday.
It is expected that the snow event will be short lived event and may present difficulties locally.
The Council has sufficient salt supplies, snow ploughs can be attached to vehicles if required.
The Civil Defence and the Fire Service has been notified of the weather alert.
The Community Call helpline will be available to provide practical support, telephone number 0818 06 5000 or 0818 06 5003 outside office hours.
Tipperary County Council will continue to provide updates via website, Facebook/Twitter/Mapalerter feeds.
The Council’s contact telephone number is 0818 06 5000, from 9.30am to 4.30p.m. or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
The emergency numbers outside of office hours for the following services are;
• Roads - 0818 06 5003
• Housing (Emergency Electrical and Plumbing issues only) - 0818 06 5003
• Water and Wastewater - 1850 278 278