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Dublin: 5 °C Friday 18 January, 2019

#Flooding

From TheJournal.ie Wind and rain warnings issued for southern counties Status Yellow

Wind and rain warnings issued for southern counties

There is a risk of spot flooding.

From TheJournal.ie Flooding in parts of the country following day of heavy rain, but downpours to ease later tonight Biblical

Flooding in parts of the country following day of heavy rain, but downpours to ease later tonight

A 12-hour Status Yellow rainfall warning for several counties was lifted at 6pm.

From TheJournal.ie Flooding kills nine members of same family in Italy, raising storm death toll to over 30 Palermo

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy Stranded Tourists This post contains videos

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

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

From TheJournal.ie 14 dead and 'catastrophic' flooding on the way as Florence continues to batter US states Carolinas

14 dead and 'catastrophic' flooding on the way as Florence continues to batter US states

About 740,000 homes and businesses remained without power in the Carolinas, and utilities said some could be out for weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Puerto Rico says Hurricane Maria killed 1,400 people, but death toll remains at 64 Flooding

Puerto Rico says Hurricane Maria killed 1,400 people, but death toll remains at 64

Widespread flooding left many sick and elderly people unable to get medical treatment.

From TheJournal.ie Thai cave rescue 'nearly ended in disaster' after water pumps failed Tham Luang

Thai cave rescue 'nearly ended in disaster' after water pumps failed

The water was up to head level at one point in the cave.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers urged to take caution after thunder warning is issued for 23 counties Flooding

Drivers urged to take caution after thunder warning is issued for 23 counties

Some spot flooding may occur.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly man dies after vehicle submerged in floodwater in England Walsall

Elderly man dies after vehicle submerged in floodwater in England

A number of roads across the region have been badly affected by flooding this week.

From TheJournal.ie It's bucketing down this morning, and temperatures are set to drop as low as -4 degrees tonight Happy April

It's bucketing down this morning, and temperatures are set to drop as low as -4 degrees tonight

It’s set to get a bit brighter as the morning goes on.

From TheJournal.ie Delays to Dart services in Dublin due to flooding Dún Laoghaire

Delays to Dart services in Dublin due to flooding

Customers can use their tickets on Dublin Bus.

From TheJournal.ie Bus transfers in operation between Limerick and Waterford due to flooding on train line Clonmel

Bus transfers in operation between Limerick and Waterford due to flooding on train line

Crews are on site to restore services as quickly as possible.

From TheJournal.ie Flood warnings issued in Kilkenny and Cork after 'extreme rainfall' Weather Warning

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Snow-ice warning remains in place - but it won't be as cold Warning

Snow-ice warning remains in place - but it won't be as cold

Tonight will see scattered showers and temperatures around or below freezing.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues Impassable This post contains videos

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues

The east of the country is worst affected.

From TheJournal.ie Risk of flooding as snow begins to melt and river levels could 'suddenly' rise Storm Emma

Risk of flooding as snow begins to melt and river levels could 'suddenly' rise

The warning was put out at the latest National Emergency Coordination Group meeting today.

From TheJournal.ie Irish cities among worst affected in Europe, say flooding predictions Droughts And Floods

Irish cities among worst affected in Europe, say flooding predictions

A landmark study has predicted that climate change will push European cities “beyond breaking point”.

From TheJournal.ie Paris on high alert as the swollen river Seine creeps higher and higher Flooding

Paris on high alert as the swollen river Seine creeps higher and higher

Leaks started to appear in some basements yesterday, while some residents on the city’s outskirts were forced to travel by boat through waterlogged streets.

From TheJournal.ie Getting the train from Limerick this weekend? There will be bus transfers Getting Around

Getting the train from Limerick this weekend? There will be bus transfers

Irish Rail is advising customers that bus transfers will be in operation.

From TheJournal.ie Several areas are still flooded after heavy weekend rains Impassable This post contains videos

Several areas are still flooded after heavy weekend rains

The midlands was hardest hit over the weekend and some areas are still flooded.

From TheJournal.ie Roads around the country closed due to flooding Impassable This post contains videos

Roads around the country closed due to flooding

Motorists have been advised to exercise caution and avoid certain areas.

From TheJournal.ie Eamon Ryan on flood walls: 'We're gonna need a bigger boat' Opinion

Eamon Ryan on flood walls: 'We're gonna need a bigger boat'

Dublin was lucky last autumn but we only need to be unlucky once to regret the lack of preparation for the new risks we face, writes Eamon Ryan.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding Impassable This post contains images

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding

Motorists have been advised to take care and avoid some areas.

13 tweets that sum up Ireland in the throes of Storm Eleanor

Poor Galway is getting the brunt of it.

From TheJournal.ie Galway deals with the aftermath after 'unprecedented' floods hit the city Flooding

Galway deals with the aftermath after 'unprecedented' floods hit the city

Locals have been critical of the council’s response yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie 'People fled for their lives': Death toll in Philippines storm rises to 200 Flooding

'People fled for their lives': Death toll in Philippines storm rises to 200

A total of 70,000 have been displaced or otherwise affected by the storm.

From TheJournal.ie Over 180 killed as Philippines storm triggers flash floods and mudslides Tropical Storm

Over 180 killed as Philippines storm triggers flash floods and mudslides

Tropical Storm Tembin has lashed the nation’s second-largest island of Mindanao, triggering flash floods and mudslides.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Friday 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

From TheJournal.ie A burst Irish Water pipe leaves family with just one bedroom to call home this Christmas Flooding

A burst Irish Water pipe leaves family with just one bedroom to call home this Christmas

A large water mains burst at Bengal Terrace flooded 11 homes on 15 July in Limerick.

A pub in Co Laois flooded after heavy rain, but that didn't stop the regulars having a pint

It’ll take more than that to keep them away.

From TheJournal.ie Families evacuated in Laois as flooding spreads across the county Mountmellick

Families evacuated in Laois as flooding spreads across the county

People have been urged to stay away from Mountmellick and Clonaslee.

From TheJournal.ie It's going to take €15 million to fix Donegal's roads after last month's flooding Unprecedented

It's going to take €15 million to fix Donegal's roads after last month's flooding

Donegal County Council released its estimates on the repair costs this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie 'This and the Donegal floods go hand-in-hand': How Ireland plans to get to grips with renewable energy Climate Change

'This and the Donegal floods go hand-in-hand': How Ireland plans to get to grips with renewable energy

A new government consultation wants feedback on how we fund sustainable energy in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey Flooding

Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey

At least 42 people have been killed and up to 50,000 homes damaged.

From TheJournal.ie Rainfall warnings in place for 11 counties Spot Flooding

Rainfall warnings in place for 11 counties

Cork, Kerry and Waterford are expected to be worst affected.

From TheJournal.ie Trump to seek approval for nearly €5 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief funding Texas

Trump to seek approval for nearly €5 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief funding

The eventual cost of damage caused by Harvey could be more expensive than Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in 2005.

From TheJournal.ie US pastor criticised for delay in opening doors of megachurch to hurricane evacuees HURRICANE HARVEY

US pastor criticised for delay in opening doors of megachurch to hurricane evacuees

Joel Osteen of Lakewood Church in Houston said “the narrative we didn’t open in time is totally untrue”.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200 South Asia

Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200

At least five people, including two children, have been killed in Mumbai since yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie President Trump prepares to visit Texas as Houston death toll rises HURRICANE HARVEY

President Trump prepares to visit Texas as Houston death toll rises

Houston’s Mayor has defended the decision not to evacuate the city.

From TheJournal.ie Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey HURRICANE HARVEY

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey

The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.

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