Forecast of rain may ease water crisis

Water should be returning to most homes shortly affected by the latest outage enforced by Donegal County Council to head conserve low stocks.

Once again the lough Mourne Water Supply was switched off affecting a number of areas including Lifford, Raphoe and the Twin Towns.

Greencastle supply was also switched off affecting all of Greencastle and Shrove.

The outages are expected to continue for the foreseeable future and may be extended across the county. Council updates are available here

Pat Clarke of Met Eireann says there may be some increase in rainfall in the coming days: