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Japan braces for more rain after floods and landslides
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Japan braces for more rain after floods and landslides

Aug 15th 2021, 11:00 AM 12,212 Views 3 Comments

Two million people were advised to urgently seek shelter as rivers overflowed.

Leaking phosphate mine in Florida threatens 'catastrophic flood' of contaminated wastewater
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# Piney Point

Leaking phosphate mine in Florida threatens 'catastrophic flood' of contaminated wastewater

Apr 5th 2021, 2:30 PM 23,372 Views 6 Comments

The levels of phosphorous and nitrogen in the water – some of which has already been pumped into Tampa Bay – could cause serious environmental damage.

'Dredging the Shannon would ease flooding in some areas, and make it worse in others'
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# Flood Solutions

'Dredging the Shannon would ease flooding in some areas, and make it worse in others'

Feb 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 30,751 Views 46 Comments

What can be done to solve the flood problems in the Shannon basin?

Parts of Cork city flooded overnight as high tide warning remains in place
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# High Tides

Parts of Cork city flooded overnight as high tide warning remains in place

Nov 26th 2019, 7:24 AM 26,008 Views 13 Comments

Met Éireann yesterday issued a weather advisory for Wexford, Cork and Waterford.

Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding
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# Heavy Rain

Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding

Aug 1st 2019, 7:53 AM 37,234 Views 24 Comments

The bridge was on the route of the cycling World Championships due to be held in Yorkshire next month.

Businesses refused insurance to get 'quick' payments for severe weather flood damage
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# Stormy Weather

Businesses refused insurance to get 'quick' payments for severe weather flood damage

Nov 27th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,163 Views 5 Comments

The scheme is for businesses and organisations who have been refused insurance.

Flooding kills nine members of same family in Italy, raising storm death toll to over 30
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# Palermo

Flooding kills nine members of same family in Italy, raising storm death toll to over 30

Updated Nov 4th 2018, 11:57 AM 21,843 Views 3 Comments

“It is an immense tragedy,” a local mayor said today.

Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy
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# Stranded Tourists

Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy

Updated Oct 30th 2018, 10:07 PM 44,715 Views 14 Comments

Water in St Mark’s Square rose to a near record-breaking 156cm.

Searches continue for survivors after 'avalanche of water' hits Italian park
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# Flash Flood

Searches continue for survivors after 'avalanche of water' hits Italian park

Aug 21st 2018, 2:36 PM 21,842 Views 0 Comments

Several hiking groups were caught yesterday afternoon by the torrential deluge.

Five people, including seven-year-old girl, killed in flash flood in Corsica
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# Large Wave

Five people, including seven-year-old girl, killed in flash flood in Corsica

Aug 2nd 2018, 5:51 PM 26,181 Views 5 Comments

The dead include a father and his young daughter.

Flood warnings issued in Kilkenny and Cork after 'extreme rainfall'
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# Weather Warning

Flood warnings issued in Kilkenny and Cork after 'extreme rainfall'

Mar 14th 2018, 8:29 PM 28,610 Views 11 Comments

A status yellow rainfall warning is in place for several counties.

Daniel O'Donnell and Nathan Carter join forces to help raise funds after Donegal flooding
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# Flood Aid

Daniel O'Donnell and Nathan Carter join forces to help raise funds after Donegal flooding

Aug 28th 2017, 2:19 PM 16,067 Views 24 Comments

The event will take place in Letterkenny at 3pm this coming Sunday.

Pictures: Chaos on north-west roads after month's worth of rain falls in just a few hours
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# Flood Damage

Pictures: Chaos on north-west roads after month's worth of rain falls in just a few hours

Aug 23rd 2017, 6:00 PM 51,262 Views 32 Comments

The region is dealing with the aftermath of last night’s flash flooding.

Fire services fight to bring massive water main breach under control in Clare
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# Corbally

Fire services fight to bring massive water main breach under control in Clare

Aug 1st 2017, 7:44 AM 28,227 Views 54 Comments

It’s the second such breach in the region in just two weeks.

There's even more rain on the way as crisis meeting held on flooding
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# Weather

There's even more rain on the way as crisis meeting held on flooding

Jan 5th 2016, 7:39 AM 13,578 Views 18 Comments

Over €430 million is being spent on long-term flood defence work.

Three people killed and two 8-year-old children missing as massive floods destroy homes
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# Japan

Three people killed and two 8-year-old children missing as massive floods destroy homes

Sep 11th 2015, 7:40 AM 17,250 Views 3 Comments

Dozens of people were trapped in buildings.

Here's how much the government has paid out to homes affected by flooding
# Flood Relief
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# Flood Relief

Here's how much the government has paid out to homes affected by flooding

Apr 18th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,386 Views 3 Comments

Almost 700 payments have been made so far this year.

A Noah screening was cancelled due to a flood in a cinema
# Oh Noah
# Oh Noah

A Noah screening was cancelled due to a flood in a cinema

Apr 8th 2014, 2:48 PM 2,632 Views 0 Comments

Is it a sign?!

Insurance levy on the horizon to help pay for flood repairs
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# Premiums

Insurance levy on the horizon to help pay for flood repairs

Mar 18th 2014, 5:08 PM 10,468 Views 87 Comments

A spokesperson for Minister Hogan said he was “expressing his frustration” with the insurance industry when he spoke about the levy in a recent interview.

Princes pitch in as British floods leave at least two dead
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# Extreme Weather

Princes pitch in as British floods leave at least two dead

Feb 15th 2014, 7:15 AM 17,429 Views 48 Comments

A “freak wave” claimed the life of an 85-year-old man on a cruise liner, operators said.

Repair work on flooded Limerick homes 'nearing completion'
# Calm After The Storm
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# Calm After The Storm

Repair work on flooded Limerick homes 'nearing completion'

Feb 14th 2014, 5:36 PM 8,040 Views 7 Comments

The council say that the majority of displaced residents have already returned home.

Heavy rainfall over weekend 'poses a major risk' as rivers continue to rise
# Rivers Run High
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# Rivers Run High

Heavy rainfall over weekend 'poses a major risk' as rivers continue to rise

Feb 8th 2014, 1:05 PM 13,232 Views 22 Comments

There have been no reports of major flooding episodes overnight but heavy rain will continue over the next few days.

Kerry graveyard underwater following floods to be visited by Minister Hayes
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# Flood Defence

Kerry graveyard underwater following floods to be visited by Minister Hayes

Feb 6th 2014, 10:06 AM 16,342 Views 44 Comments

Minister Brian Hayes is on his way to Kerry this morning to see the extent of the damage to the graveyard.

Enniscorthy the latest town on flood alert as bad weather continues
# Batten Down The Hatches
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# Batten Down The Hatches

Enniscorthy the latest town on flood alert as bad weather continues

Feb 5th 2014, 9:45 PM 18,186 Views 8 Comments

Flooding is also expected in Cork and Clare this evening.

Flooding has collapsed a road in Kinsale
# Looks Like Rain Ted
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# Looks Like Rain Ted

Flooding has collapsed a road in Kinsale

Feb 4th 2014, 8:46 PM 55,443 Views 26 Comments

They should have taken the roads in.

Man swims up flooded Oliver Plunkett St in Cork
# Dowtcha Boy
# Dowtcha Boy

Man swims up flooded Oliver Plunkett St in Cork

Feb 3rd 2014, 9:20 AM 43,094 Views 29 Comments

Nice day for a dip.

Weather warning remains in place with further storm and flood risks
# Not Over Yet
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# Not Over Yet

Weather warning remains in place with further storm and flood risks

Feb 2nd 2014, 5:49 PM 20,743 Views 8 Comments

Don’t get rid of those sand bags just yet.

Once-in-a-century flood could devastate Paris
# Oh Merde
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# Oh Merde

Once-in-a-century flood could devastate Paris

Jan 24th 2014, 9:30 PM 26,573 Views 18 Comments

French capital warned today of possibility of repeat of 1910 deluge from Seine.

The 2011 New Year's resolutions of one couple that washed up in Dublin
# Message In A Bottle
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# Message In A Bottle

The 2011 New Year's resolutions of one couple that washed up in Dublin

Jan 5th 2014, 5:26 PM 30,992 Views 22 Comments

Did Karl and Isobel ever manage to work harder or be nicer to strangers? Will we ever know?

Flood warnings as high tides expected in Cork and Dublin
# Sand Bags
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# Sand Bags

Flood warnings as high tides expected in Cork and Dublin

Dec 31st 2013, 6:39 PM 17,698 Views 17 Comments

Sand bags are being put in place at locations prone to flooding.

Insurance providers warned over lack of transparency with customer flood claims
# Flood Damage
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# Flood Damage

Insurance providers warned over lack of transparency with customer flood claims

Oct 24th 2013, 1:02 PM 6,932 Views 6 Comments

A Central Bank report said there was weak oversight and controls by some insurance companies.

Motorists urged to take care on wet roads as Cork issues flood warning
# Oh Fliuch
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# Oh Fliuch

Motorists urged to take care on wet roads as Cork issues flood warning

Oct 18th 2013, 3:49 PM 14,352 Views 52 Comments

Cork City Council has advised business and home owners to take preventative flood measures due to heavy rain.

Chinese official sacked after photo of piggyback to protect his shoes caused uproar
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# Piggyback

Chinese official sacked after photo of piggyback to protect his shoes caused uproar

Oct 14th 2013, 6:25 PM 22,539 Views 36 Comments

The official was visiting flood victims in high-end shoes and a villager insisted on carrying him over a small pond.

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as typhoon hits China coast
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# China

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as typhoon hits China coast

Oct 7th 2013, 9:15 AM 3,806 Views 6 Comments

At least two people were reported killed and more than 1,200 homes were destroyed.

PICS: More than 80 killed after hurricane buried village under massive mudslide
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# Mexico

PICS: More than 80 killed after hurricane buried village under massive mudslide

Sep 19th 2013, 8:36 AM 5,234 Views 3 Comments

President Enrique Pena Nieto said 58 people were missing after a “major landslide” collapsed on La Pintada, a remote village of 400 people west of Acapulco.

Man tries to keep his girlfriend nice and dry... fails horribly
# Whoops
# Whoops

Man tries to keep his girlfriend nice and dry... fails horribly

Sep 11th 2013, 8:57 AM 3,616 Views 1 Comment

He only wanted to be a gentleman.

'Several months' before it is known if Letterkenny hospital can fully reopen
# Flood Damage
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# Flood Damage

'Several months' before it is known if Letterkenny hospital can fully reopen

Aug 6th 2013, 10:01 AM 5,091 Views 25 Comments

The hospital’s emergency department was badly flooded in July during heavy rains.

Two missing in Austria as heavy rains force evacuations
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# Austria

Two missing in Austria as heavy rains force evacuations

Jun 2nd 2013, 6:25 PM 31 Views 12 Comments

Landslides triggered by heavy rains that have forced the evacuation of at least 200 people from their homes in Austria.

Call that a flooded pitch? This is a flooded pitch...
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# Wet Wet Wet

Call that a flooded pitch? This is a flooded pitch...

Mar 7th 2013, 10:20 AM 1,892 Views 0 Comments

It’s just a little wet, it’s still good.

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