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Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey
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Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey

Sep 2nd 2017, 7:45 PM 19,630 Views 66 Comments

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

Rainfall warnings in place for 11 counties
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Rainfall warnings in place for 11 counties

Sep 2nd 2017, 12:03 PM 34,776 Views 23 Comments

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

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

Sep 1st 2017, 12:44 PM 7,995 Views 48 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 31st 2017, 10:31 AM 21,170 Views 119 Comments

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

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

Aug 30th 2017, 10:50 PM 13,885 Views 14 Comments

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

President Trump prepares to visit Texas as Houston death toll rises
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# HURRICANE HARVEY

President Trump prepares to visit Texas as Houston death toll rises

Aug 29th 2017, 7:54 AM 12,137 Views 20 Comments

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

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

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

Aug 28th 2017, 9:56 PM 16,323 Views 15 Comments

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

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 16,063 Views 24 Comments

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

Texas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey - with huge amounts of further rainfall still expected
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Texas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey - with huge amounts of further rainfall still expected

Aug 28th 2017, 7:36 AM 17,774 Views 36 Comments

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

Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died'
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Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died'

Aug 26th 2017, 8:15 AM 6,624 Views 9 Comments

The death toll from this months mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone’s capital city is approaching 500.

'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods
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'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods

Aug 25th 2017, 3:45 PM 46,886 Views 79 Comments

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for five counties.

Rainfall warning in place for five counties amid risk of spot flooding
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# Heavy Downpours

Rainfall warning in place for five counties amid risk of spot flooding

Aug 18th 2017, 9:09 AM 32,738 Views 13 Comments

The heaviest of the showers are likely to begin in the west and northwest before moving eastwards.

Over 300 dead after mudslide sweeps through Sierra Leone's capital
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# Freetown

Over 300 dead after mudslide sweeps through Sierra Leone's capital

Aug 14th 2017, 5:01 PM 12,504 Views 10 Comments

Thousands have been left homeless and there’s an “overwhelming number of dead” after severe flooding and mudslides in Freetown.

Families forced to leave homes after burst pipe causes flooding, sinkhole
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Families forced to leave homes after burst pipe causes flooding, sinkhole

Aug 11th 2017, 4:53 PM 26,161 Views 23 Comments

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

Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds
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# Dramatic Impact

Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds

Aug 11th 2017, 12:43 PM 11,739 Views 75 Comments

Winter floods are now occurring the east of Ireland earlier towards autumn than they did 20 years ago.

Poll: Are you worried about climate change?
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Poll: Are you worried about climate change?

Aug 5th 2017, 9:39 AM 22,442 Views 216 Comments

New research predicts a dramatic rise in the death toll from weather-related disasters in Europe in the coming decades.

Smart rainfall sensors are being used in Dublin city to give an early-warning defence from flooding
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# Internet Of Things

Smart rainfall sensors are being used in Dublin city to give an early-warning defence from flooding

May 30th 2017, 10:03 AM 8,886 Views 7 Comments

The low-cost sensors are being deployed across the capital to monitor rainfall, weather conditions and river levels.

The rain was so bad yesterday it flooded parts of Dublin's north inner city
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The rain was so bad yesterday it flooded parts of Dublin's north inner city

May 28th 2017, 11:01 AM 44,163 Views 54 Comments

A spokesperson for Dublin City Council confirmed there was localised flooding in the Sheriff Street area.

Thundery downpours and risk of localised flooding for the weekend
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# Weekend Weather

Thundery downpours and risk of localised flooding for the weekend

May 12th 2017, 7:28 AM 25,367 Views 14 Comments

Don’t clean the BBQ just yet.

'People have lost everything': Australian towns face worst flooding seen in a century
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# Cyclone Debbie

'People have lost everything': Australian towns face worst flooding seen in a century

Apr 1st 2017, 2:00 PM 26,865 Views 12 Comments

Two women have died.

Storms Desmond and Frank: 'One year on, we need to rethink how we manage flood risk'
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Storms Desmond and Frank: 'One year on, we need to rethink how we manage flood risk'

Feb 13th 2017, 6:30 AM 205 Views 21 Comments

Our climate is warming and major flood events are likely to occur once every 10 years by the second half of this century, writes Anja Murray.

Couple settle with council out-of-court after 'appalling story' of flooded home
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# Laois County Council

Couple settle with council out-of-court after 'appalling story' of flooded home

Feb 8th 2017, 10:28 PM 14,883 Views 5 Comments

The couple claimed there were no problems before the Council laid a culvert near their home in 2007.

'It absolutely destroyed me': Man sues Laois County Council after house floods twice
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# Small Tsunami

'It absolutely destroyed me': Man sues Laois County Council after house floods twice

Feb 7th 2017, 10:38 PM 16,818 Views 0 Comments

After the floods he said “it took a long time to get it right,” and that he can no longer get flood insurance.

Six dead in Thailand as floods hit southern tourist areas
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# Ko Samui

Six dead in Thailand as floods hit southern tourist areas

Jan 6th 2017, 9:01 AM 22,869 Views 14 Comments

Over 120,000 households have been affected by the flooding

Flood defence plan for Cork finally unveiled to the public
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# River Lee

Flood defence plan for Cork finally unveiled to the public

Dec 12th 2016, 3:15 PM 9,831 Views 25 Comments

The plan will be on display to the public until the 20 January next year.

The River Shannon is in for a major dredging
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# Clearout

The River Shannon is in for a major dredging

Dec 9th 2016, 9:46 PM 22,764 Views 54 Comments

Plans for the maintenance were announced today.

'We couldn't go home for five months after the floods. We're in fear it could happen again'
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# Winter Storms

'We couldn't go home for five months after the floods. We're in fear it could happen again'

Nov 29th 2016, 6:08 AM 9,555 Views 24 Comments

Fianna Fáil are calling for a UK-style flood insurance scheme to be introduced here.

State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands
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State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands

Aug 15th 2016, 8:36 AM 8,603 Views 15 Comments

Over 20,000 people and hundreds of pets have been rescued from the floods so far.

In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak
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# Taiwan

In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak

Jul 8th 2016, 9:28 PM 15,173 Views 5 Comments

More than 15,400 people have been evacuated from 14 counties and cities.

Strikes, terror threats and flooding - here's what Irish fans travelling to the Euros need to look out for
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# Euro 2016

Strikes, terror threats and flooding - here's what Irish fans travelling to the Euros need to look out for

Jun 7th 2016, 4:30 PM 24,356 Views 28 Comments

What’s the security situation? Are transport strikes still ongoing? Has the flooding receded?

Five killed in France and Germany as some areas endure worst flooding in a century
# Devastating Floods
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# Devastating Floods

Five killed in France and Germany as some areas endure worst flooding in a century

Jun 2nd 2016, 8:24 AM 29,632 Views 33 Comments

The waters are expected to keep rising for the coming days.

After five months under water, this flooded railway line is finally set to re-open*
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# Limerick-ennis

After five months under water, this flooded railway line is finally set to re-open*

May 17th 2016, 6:00 AM 21,313 Views 31 Comments

*Subject to a successful test run this afternoon, that is.

Galway and Cork make most claims for humanitarian assistance funding after flood damage
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# Flood Relief

Galway and Cork make most claims for humanitarian assistance funding after flood damage

Apr 25th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,201 Views 3 Comments

Almost €900,000 has been paid out so far this year.

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday
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# Take A Break

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday

Apr 20th 2016, 11:00 AM 15,680 Views 191 Comments

“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”

Reporter helps save man from drowning during live TV broadcast
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# Houston

Reporter helps save man from drowning during live TV broadcast

Apr 18th 2016, 9:11 PM 50,192 Views 34 Comments

The man escaped from his car unharmed.

More flooding expected for Cork after weekend rain left streets underwater
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# High Tide

More flooding expected for Cork after weekend rain left streets underwater

Apr 11th 2016, 8:20 AM 21,233 Views 24 Comments

Millions of euro in damage has been caused by flooding in recent years.

Cork on alert once again as rain and high tides cause flooding
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# Orange Alert

Cork on alert once again as rain and high tides cause flooding

Apr 10th 2016, 4:50 PM 62,137 Views 41 Comments

Motorists have been advised to change their travel plans and exercise extreme caution in coastal areas.

A group set up to plan flood defences didn't meet for four years
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# Floody Hell

A group set up to plan flood defences didn't meet for four years

Apr 5th 2016, 10:40 PM 19,058 Views 27 Comments

Another didn’t meet for six.

Hope you enjoyed the sunshine, tomorrow is set to be pretty horrible
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# Rain Rain Go Away

Hope you enjoyed the sunshine, tomorrow is set to be pretty horrible

Mar 31st 2016, 6:41 PM 21,736 Views 13 Comments

There’ll be a risk of flooding over the weekend.

Hated last winter? New research suggests it's going to be the 'new-normal'
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# Fliuch Sake

Hated last winter? New research suggests it's going to be the 'new-normal'

Mar 8th 2016, 4:55 PM 16,860 Views 24 Comments

Going forward we can expect a sodden winter like that which has just passed once every eight years.