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Twenty dead as 'biggest storm in 30 years' makes landfall in western India
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Twenty dead as 'biggest storm in 30 years' makes landfall in western India

May 17th 2021, 9:20 PM 17,691 Views 6 Comments

The storm made landfall in Gujarat state just after 8.30 pm local time.

Power cuts fall below one million in Texas as icy US weather heads east
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Power cuts fall below one million in Texas as icy US weather heads east

Feb 18th 2021, 3:02 PM 15,473 Views 5 Comments

The extreme weather has been blamed for the deaths of more than 30 people.

Sydney records hottest November night ever as city bakes in 40 degree temperatures
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Sydney records hottest November night ever as city bakes in 40 degree temperatures

Nov 29th 2020, 11:31 AM 50,087 Views 31 Comments

The overnight temperature did not drop below 25.3 degrees Celsius on Saturday.

France and Italy step up rescue efforts after floods
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France and Italy step up rescue efforts after floods

Updated Oct 4th 2020, 4:07 PM 43,609 Views 4 Comments

Floods destroyed roads, houses and bridges surrounding the city of Nice yesterday.

37 rescued from floods as homes evacuated in Down
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37 rescued from floods as homes evacuated in Down

Updated Aug 25th 2020, 9:09 PM 31,131 Views 1 Comment

High winds and heavy rain swept across the North today.

Mumbai re-introduces some Covid-19 restrictions ahead of city's first cyclone in 70 years
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Mumbai re-introduces some Covid-19 restrictions ahead of city's first cyclone in 70 years

Jun 3rd 2020, 9:26 AM 15,617 Views 4 Comments

Cyclone Nisarga is expected to make landfall around 100km from Mumbai this afternoon.

Climate change could put more than 60,000 homes at risk of coastal flooding by 2050
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Climate change could put more than 60,000 homes at risk of coastal flooding by 2050

May 21st 2020, 9:37 AM 17,807 Views 70 Comments

Dublin, Louth and Clare are expected to be the most affected counties.

At least 11 killed as tornadoes rip through Mississippi
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At least 11 killed as tornadoes rip through Mississippi

Updated Apr 13th 2020, 1:54 PM 29,855 Views 19 Comments

Governor Tate Reeves tweeted that he had declared a state of emergency.

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US
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Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US

Jan 12th 2020, 11:30 AM 19,906 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power from Texas to Michigan.

Trees down across Cork and Kerry as Storm Atiyah sweeps across Ireland
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Trees down across Cork and Kerry as Storm Atiyah sweeps across Ireland

Dec 8th 2019, 10:43 PM 104,105 Views 32 Comments

Several flights have been cancelled at Cork and Shannon airports as a result of the extreme weather.

At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece
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At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece

Nov 25th 2019, 7:25 PM 23,218 Views 12 Comments

People have been trapped in their cars and roads have been closed by the floods.

Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall
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Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall

Updated Nov 24th 2019, 6:42 PM 48,433 Views 21 Comments

Two people in France were also killed after historic levels of rain fell in the south of the country.

34 killed as villages swept away in Kenyan mudslides
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34 killed as villages swept away in Kenyan mudslides

Nov 23rd 2019, 4:04 PM 8,780 Views 4 Comments

It follows weeks of heavy rain in the east African country.

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes
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Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes

Nov 12th 2019, 7:26 AM 26,867 Views 28 Comments

Eleven bushfires along the country’s east coast have been declared as emergencies.

Japan orders more than 1 million people to evacuate their homes after two die in heavy rain
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Japan orders more than 1 million people to evacuate their homes after two die in heavy rain

Aug 28th 2019, 8:18 AM 18,310 Views 13 Comments

Two men were killed in their cars during heavy flooding.

Europe braces for 40 degree temperatures as forecasters warn of 'unprecedented' heatwave
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Europe braces for 40 degree temperatures as forecasters warn of 'unprecedented' heatwave

Jun 22nd 2019, 8:00 AM 247,941 Views 124 Comments

Hot air from north Africa will push temperatures up from this weekend.

Storm injures several people as hail falls 'like gunshots' in southern Germany
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Storm injures several people as hail falls 'like gunshots' in southern Germany

Jun 11th 2019, 12:50 PM 41,625 Views 18 Comments

The storm was one of several to strike Germany yesterday.

Two killed and 29 injured as 'devastating' tornado tears through US mobile home park
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Two killed and 29 injured as 'devastating' tornado tears through US mobile home park

May 26th 2019, 7:20 PM 13,082 Views 2 Comments

The tornado struck El Reno, near Oklahoma City, on Saturday night.

'The devastation is incredible': At least 23 killed after tornadoes sweep through Alabama
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'The devastation is incredible': At least 23 killed after tornadoes sweep through Alabama

Mar 4th 2019, 7:29 AM 14,557 Views 10 Comments

A local sheriff said that children are among the dead.

Met Éireann staff advised not to talk 'despair' over climate change and to use positive language
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Met Éireann staff advised not to talk 'despair' over climate change and to use positive language

Feb 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 31,316 Views 61 Comments

An internal communique says using words like “inevitable” could create a feeling that nothing can be done.

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns
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Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns

Feb 2nd 2019, 9:30 AM 8,618 Views 10 Comments

The new research has revealed that there are larger-scale global patterns to extreme rainfall events.

Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises
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Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises

Updated Jan 13th 2019, 1:38 PM 18,951 Views 8 Comments

At least 26 people have been killed due to cold weather in parts of Europe this month.

Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe
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Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe

Jan 12th 2019, 12:38 PM 34,921 Views 4 Comments

The snowboarders were killed in an avalanche in Bulgaria’s Pirin Mountains yesterday.

Temperatures plunge to -23C in Greece as Athens experiences rare snowfall
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Temperatures plunge to -23C in Greece as Athens experiences rare snowfall

Jan 8th 2019, 8:24 PM 62,483 Views 49 Comments

The snowfall in Athens prompted authorities to close schools and courthouses, while many public offices and banks provided minimal services.

The Beast from the East to the heatwave: 18 reader photos of 2018's weather
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The Beast from the East to the heatwave: 18 reader photos of 2018's weather

Dec 30th 2018, 10:00 PM 30,543 Views 18 Comments

Snow, heat, wind, rain – we’ve had it all this year.

Australian town records temperature of 49.3 Celsius as country sizzles in record-breaking heatwave
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Australian town records temperature of 49.3 Celsius as country sizzles in record-breaking heatwave

Dec 28th 2018, 11:45 AM 32,845 Views 24 Comments

High temperatures are not unusual in Australia during its arid southern hemisphere summer.

Poll: Should the Government introduce a Cold Weather Payment for severe weather events?
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Poll: Should the Government introduce a Cold Weather Payment for severe weather events?

Nov 29th 2018, 9:25 AM 31,640 Views 128 Comments

A Cold Weather Payment is in place in the North

Met Éireann staff told not to link specific extreme weather events with climate change
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Met Éireann staff told not to link specific extreme weather events with climate change

Oct 19th 2018, 6:20 AM 92,950 Views 70 Comments

The advice in a guidance document for staff says linking extreme weather to global warming was a problem.

Typhoon Mangkhut barrels on after causing havoc in Hong Kong and 49 deaths in the Philippines
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Typhoon Mangkhut barrels on after causing havoc in Hong Kong and 49 deaths in the Philippines

Updated Sep 16th 2018, 12:35 PM 25,099 Views 8 Comments

Mainland China is next in the storm’s path.

Extreme weather is here to stay as whole world faces upsurge in major storms
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Extreme weather is here to stay as whole world faces upsurge in major storms

Mar 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 135,411 Views 67 Comments

A new study has noted a four-fold increase in major flooding events since 1980, and a doubling in significant storms.

Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma
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Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma

Mar 14th 2018, 6:44 PM 16,274 Views 34 Comments

The trade union wants “a uniform response by local authorities to extreme weather events”.

Chaos on the continent as heavy snow and freezing conditions leave thousands stranded
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Chaos on the continent as heavy snow and freezing conditions leave thousands stranded

Dec 12th 2017, 8:04 AM 40,848 Views 31 Comments

Airports, schools and roads were closed as Europe was hit hard by the adverse weather.

Storm Ophelia surfer: 'The picture makes the ocean look rough... but it wasn't really that significant'
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Storm Ophelia surfer: 'The picture makes the ocean look rough... but it wasn't really that significant'

Oct 19th 2017, 6:10 AM 67,393 Views 140 Comments

Luke Donnelly from Stillorgan is a trained lifeguard, surfing teacher and is studying oceanography as part of his degree.

Death toll from extreme weather in Europe 'could rise by factor of 50 by 2100'
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Death toll from extreme weather in Europe 'could rise by factor of 50 by 2100'

Aug 5th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,501 Views 26 Comments

Two in three people living in Europe may be affected by disasters, according to a new study.

12 flights diverted from Dublin Airport last night due to severe fog
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12 flights diverted from Dublin Airport last night due to severe fog

Jul 4th 2017, 9:41 AM 19,756 Views 38 Comments

Runway maintenance also contributed to the diversions to Shannon and Liverpool.

Sleet, snow and heavy rain: Status yellow weather warning for ten counties
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Sleet, snow and heavy rain: Status yellow weather warning for ten counties

Mar 4th 2017, 9:31 AM 27,987 Views 12 Comments

Conditions will ease as the day goes on but drivers are being warned that surface water may be an issue on the roads.

Homeless people and migrants most at risk as freezing conditions cause at least 65 deaths in Europe
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Homeless people and migrants most at risk as freezing conditions cause at least 65 deaths in Europe

Jan 12th 2017, 9:30 AM 12,741 Views 30 Comments

The Greek government sent a navy transport ship to the island of Lesbos yesterday to house around 500 migrants still sleeping in tents.

'I can't believe I'm alive': Scenes of carnage as China tornado toll hits 98
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'I can't believe I'm alive': Scenes of carnage as China tornado toll hits 98

Jun 24th 2016, 6:00 PM 15,333 Views 3 Comments

Whole villages were levelled and huge trees felled when winds of up to 125 kilometres per hour struck around Yancheng city.

The strongest hurricane ever has made landfall... but it wasn't as bad as expected
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The strongest hurricane ever has made landfall... but it wasn't as bad as expected

Oct 24th 2015, 9:22 AM 17,488 Views 6 Comments

Emergency services are still on standby as the storm weakens.

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened
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Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened

Aug 29th 2015, 10:50 PM 17,849 Views 5 Comments

Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.

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