For emergencies on Lough Neagh and it’s tributary rivers call 999 and ask for the Coastguard.

Callout 828

Callout 828

Flood and Swift Water Response teams tasked at 21:53 on Tuesday night to Portadown to provide aid during the ongoing flooding in the region.

The teams conducted assessments of affected residences and extended offers of assistance to residents who desired to evacuate their homes.

Additionally, the crews collaborated with the Department for Infrastructure teams to aid in the placement of sandbags at residents’ homes.

The teams were stood down and returned to the station at 2am,  equipment washed down and made ready for the next tasking.