Video – Owenglen river overtops

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Video via @CoynesGastropub on Twitter

Video via: @jeanwallace17 on Twitter

The N59 at Kylemore and the stretch between Maam Cross and Recess are now both impassable due to flooding.

Local diversions are being put in place and Gardaí and fire crews are attending the affected areas.

Galway Bay fm newsroom – A number of houses in the Clifden Glen area have been evacuated by fire service water rescue teams from after the Owenglen river overtopped.

A number of properties in the centre of Clifden have also flooded and fire crews are in attendance.