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9 people dead as New Year revellers caught in flooding in Indonesia’s capital
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9 people dead as New Year revellers caught in flooding in Indonesia’s capital

Jan 1st 2020, 2:28 PM 12,189 Views 8 Comments

About 120,000 rescuers have been deployed to evacuate those affected.

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 48,437 Views 21 Comments

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

Italy declares state of emergency over Venice flooding
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Italy declares state of emergency over Venice flooding

Nov 14th 2019, 7:37 PM 22,543 Views 34 Comments

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte described the flooding as ‘a blow to the heart of our country’.

'We are just trying to salvage what we can': Investigation underway after houses and GAA pitches flooded
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'We are just trying to salvage what we can': Investigation underway after houses and GAA pitches flooded

Sep 2nd 2019, 8:50 PM 32,884 Views 11 Comments

The Minister for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Kevin “Boxer” Moran, visited the affected areas on Sunday.

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 18,312 Views 13 Comments

Two men were killed in their cars during heavy flooding.

4,000 remain without power after last night's thundery downpours
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4,000 remain without power after last night's thundery downpours

Updated Aug 9th 2019, 11:14 AM 49,696 Views 42 Comments

AA Roadwatch has warned that roads remain wet across most areas this morning.

Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding
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Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding

Aug 1st 2019, 7:53 AM 37,220 Views 24 Comments

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

Wind and rain warnings issued for southern counties
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Wind and rain warnings issued for southern counties

Dec 12th 2018, 8:50 PM 19,323 Views 7 Comments

There is a risk of spot flooding.

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

Nov 9th 2018, 6:35 PM 40,558 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Updated Nov 4th 2018, 11:57 AM 21,840 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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Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy

Updated Oct 30th 2018, 10:07 PM 44,689 Views 14 Comments

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

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

Sep 16th 2018, 4:20 PM 15,257 Views 3 Comments

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

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

Aug 9th 2018, 9:39 PM 13,979 Views 7 Comments

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

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

Jul 12th 2018, 11:53 AM 21,920 Views 19 Comments

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

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

Updated Jun 8th 2018, 5:40 PM 69,364 Views 34 Comments

Some spot flooding may occur.

Elderly man dies after vehicle submerged in floodwater in England
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Elderly man dies after vehicle submerged in floodwater in England

May 28th 2018, 7:47 PM 11,428 Views 1 Comment

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

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

Apr 4th 2018, 7:14 AM 26,802 Views 16 Comments

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

Delays to Dart services in Dublin due to flooding
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Delays to Dart services in Dublin due to flooding

Mar 17th 2018, 12:40 PM 16,225 Views 1 Comment

Customers can use their tickets on Dublin Bus.

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

Mar 15th 2018, 7:51 PM 9,550 Views 5 Comments

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

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

Mar 14th 2018, 8:29 PM 28,603 Views 11 Comments

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

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

Mar 6th 2018, 7:01 AM 16,234 Views 6 Comments

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

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

Mar 5th 2018, 3:20 PM 35,006 Views 25 Comments

The east of the country is worst affected.

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

Mar 2nd 2018, 6:46 PM 29,270 Views 15 Comments

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

Irish cities among worst affected in Europe, say flooding predictions
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Irish cities among worst affected in Europe, say flooding predictions

Feb 23rd 2018, 3:20 PM 18,265 Views 26 Comments

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

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

Jan 27th 2018, 10:50 AM 35,872 Views 19 Comments

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.

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

Jan 26th 2018, 10:21 PM 11,751 Views 16 Comments

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

Several areas are still flooded after heavy weekend rains
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Several areas are still flooded after heavy weekend rains

Jan 22nd 2018, 10:13 AM 18,452 Views 15 Comments

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

Roads around the country closed due to flooding
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Roads around the country closed due to flooding

Jan 21st 2018, 6:59 PM 91,631 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Jan 15th 2018, 6:30 AM 20,973 Views 39 Comments

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.

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding
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PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding

Jan 13th 2018, 5:05 PM 71,399 Views 38 Comments

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

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

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

Jan 3rd 2018, 1:30 PM 6,637 Views 2 Comments

Poor Galway is getting the brunt of it.

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

Jan 3rd 2018, 9:46 AM 56,974 Views 28 Comments

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

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

Dec 24th 2017, 3:21 PM 5,284 Views 1 Comment

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

Over 180 killed as Philippines storm triggers flash floods and mudslides
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Over 180 killed as Philippines storm triggers flash floods and mudslides

Dec 23rd 2017, 5:30 PM 10,985 Views 4 Comments

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

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

Dec 22nd 2017, 6:00 AM 16,550 Views 28 Comments

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
# Mountmellick
# Mountmellick

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

Nov 23rd 2017, 9:02 AM 6,715 Views 2 Comments

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

Families evacuated in Laois as flooding spreads across the county
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Families evacuated in Laois as flooding spreads across the county

Nov 22nd 2017, 6:50 PM 34,859 Views 10 Comments

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

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

Sep 11th 2017, 5:18 PM 8,996 Views 20 Comments

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

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

Sep 9th 2017, 6:15 AM 10,105 Views 19 Comments

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