The aftermath of Storm Frank is one of waterlogged misery for thousands of citizens across the country. A myriad households remain without power this evening, and though ESB crews are working tirelessly, they simply cannot reach some areas due to heavy flooding.
Up and down Ireland, millions of euro in damage has been caused by the recent spate of stormy weather, and unsettled patterns are set to remain for the next few days at least.
To make matters worse, plummeting temperatures will enable the creation of the dreaded black ice, which could lead to deadly crashes everywhere.
Another band of heavy rain will sweep in a north-easterly direction across Ireland on Sunday, adding more pressure to already overworked flood relief efforts.