first_imgSeveral busy roads in Donegal are blocked in both directions by trees downed by Storm Erik.According to the latest reports, downed trees have been brought down across the county in the following areas:Nixons CornerLurgybrack hill, LetterkennyDrumkeen back road to LetterkennyPSNI in Derry said ‘agencies have been tasked’ to the Nixons Corner area. Heavy flooding has also been reported in parts of Killea, while roads are also badly immersed from Rossgier to Porthall, near Lifford.The back road from St Johnston to Raphoe via the white cross is also reportedly flooded.Over 30 residents in Buncrana are also without electricity this morning. ESB Networks said they are working to ‘repair a fault affecting your premises and will restore power as quickly as possible’.Staying very windy overnight with widespread showers, merging to longer spells of rain in the north. Further severe gusts are likely in the north & along the west coast especially. Lows of 3 to 5 degrees, in strong to gale force westerly winds, moderating somewhat towards morning pic.twitter.com/xrBOVTO42G— Met Éireann (@MetEireann) February 8, 2019 Motorists are advised to avoid these areas at all costs.Storm Erik has brought gusts of over 75mph to Donegal, with an Orange weather warning in place across the county.If Storm Erik is affecting your area, please let us know on our Facebook page.Storm Erik causing major disruption as fallen trees block roads across Donegal was last modified: February 9th, 2019 by Shaun KeenanShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:letterkennymanorcunninghamNewtoncunninghamNixons CornerRoad blockStorm Eriklast_img