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Dublin: 3 °C Saturday 16 November, 2019

#Flooding

From TheJournal.ie Get ready for four more days of miserable rain... Flood Warning

Get ready for four more days of miserable rain...

It’s set to be wet and windy all weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Risk of flooding as widespread rain kicks off the weekend River Shannon

Risk of flooding as widespread rain kicks off the weekend

The ESB has advised that the flow of water through Parteen Weir will be reduced today.

From TheJournal.ie Four weather warnings issued as heavy rain and wind set to batter coastal counties Spot Flooding

Four weather warnings issued as heavy rain and wind set to batter coastal counties

The gardaí and local authorities have advised people to be extra vigilant, with some flooding expected.

From TheJournal.ie Minister hits out at claim flood relief budget has been 'slashed' Flood Defences

Minister hits out at claim flood relief budget has been 'slashed'

Simon Harris says the government is investing more money in this area over the next five years than has been spent in the last two decades.

From TheJournal.ie Scientists discover worms as big as snakes... that may help reduce flooding Record Breaking

Scientists discover worms as big as snakes... that may help reduce flooding

The worms were found in Scotland.

From TheJournal.ie Flooding drives rats out of their homes, and there is a hidden danger to worry about Another Problem

Flooding drives rats out of their homes, and there is a hidden danger to worry about

The floods we’ve had over the past weeks have made germs and bacteria a danger.

From TheJournal.ie TDs are back from their Christmas break - and they've got one thing on their minds State Of The Nation

TDs are back from their Christmas break - and they've got one thing on their minds

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

From TheJournal.ie Two thirds of the country are against paying higher insurance premiums in order to help flood victims Flooding

Two thirds of the country are against paying higher insurance premiums in order to help flood victims

The latest Claire Byrne Live / Amárach poll suggests that a levy on premiums would not be a popular move with the electorate.

From TheJournal.ie One way to help stop floods? Don't let developers build on flood plains Makes Sense

One way to help stop floods? Don't let developers build on flood plains

That’s the advice of one Irish expert who has been analysing international floods.

From TheJournal.ie There could be some further spot flooding tonight Wrap Up Warm

There could be some further spot flooding tonight

And that’s before temperatures plummet next week.

From TheJournal.ie Insurance Ireland say that building flood defences is the government's problem, not theirs Flooding

Insurance Ireland say that building flood defences is the government's problem, not theirs

The body representing the insurance industry in Ireland has rejected suggestions that insurers are not doing enough to help protect those affected by flooding.

From TheJournal.ie Farmers affected by flooding can apply for compensation from today The Fallout

Farmers affected by flooding can apply for compensation from today

Up to €2 million has been made available to support farming communities impacted by the extreme weather.

From TheJournal.ie Flood alerts remain in place following heavy rain overnight Flooding

Flood alerts remain in place following heavy rain overnight

Over 1,000 homes and businesses are without electricity this morning.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn of impassable roads as heavy rain and floods continue Flooding

Gardaí warn of impassable roads as heavy rain and floods continue

The N25 Cork to Waterford Road between Killeagh and Castlemartyr is currently impassable and diversion routes have also deteriorated.

From TheJournal.ie People whose homes have been flooded can defer property tax this year Damage

People whose homes have been flooded can defer property tax this year

Michael Noonan said homeowners can revalue their property if its been damaged by floods.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy rain forecast across the country for this afternoon and evening Flooding

Heavy rain forecast across the country for this afternoon and evening

Dozens of school routes are being diverted and cancelled today due to flooding.

From TheJournal.ie This is how the government is responding to the flooding The Clean-up

This is how the government is responding to the flooding

Environment Minister Alan Kelly said local authorities have been provided with all the resources they requested.

From TheJournal.ie Cork council hits back at Bishop's criticisms of floods response Cork

Cork council hits back at Bishop's criticisms of floods response

Bishop Colton said that without neighbours helping each other, people would have been homeless and hungry in recent days.

From TheJournal.ie EU to Ireland: We're not stopping you from dredging Flooding

EU to Ireland: We're not stopping you from dredging

The European Commission has said any suggestion EU environmental rules are to blame for the recent severe flooding is “completely without foundation”.

From TheJournal.ie There's even more rain on the way as crisis meeting held on flooding Weather

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Athlone floodwaters at highest level since records began (and there's more rain coming) Floods Latest

Athlone floodwaters at highest level since records began (and there's more rain coming)

Wet and windy weather will spread from the southwest on Wednesday.

From TheJournal.ie Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters Making A Splash

Live RTÉ report about flooding interrupted by water protesters

“We’re going to leave it there, some shenanigans going on behind you there.”

From TheJournal.ie Some 260 homes have been flooded, while 230 more are at risk Weather Warning

Some 260 homes have been flooded, while 230 more are at risk

A number of roads are impassable.

From TheJournal.ie There's an increased risk of flooding along the Liffey tonight Rainfall

There's an increased risk of flooding along the Liffey tonight

Above average rainfall is forecast for the next seven days.

From TheJournal.ie PICTURES: Irish towns continue to battle against floods Storm Frank

PICTURES: Irish towns continue to battle against floods

Houses and businesses have been destroyed in towns across the country.

From TheJournal.ie Army deployed around the country to help tackle flooding Storm Frank

Army deployed around the country to help tackle flooding

The Defence Forces will be help by providing sandbags and transportation.

This unreal drone footage of Enniscorthy shows the extent of flooding

The River Slaney has burst its banks.

From TheJournal.ie River levels are being watched closely as towns begin flood clean-ups Storm Frank

River levels are being watched closely as towns begin flood clean-ups

Several roads are impassable due to flooding, and many homes without power.

From TheJournal.ie 10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland Rescue

10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland

Emergency services were called to the scene yesterday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Yellow weather warning remains in place as 4,600 homes still without power Storm Frank

Yellow weather warning remains in place as 4,600 homes still without power

Storm Frank also caused havoc in Northern Ireland, Northern England and Scotland.

From TheJournal.ie This luxury Cork hotel made a wonderful gesture to locals affected by flooding Good Will
From TheJournal.ie This scary photo sums up how bad the floods are Under Water

This scary photo sums up how bad the floods are

Thousands of homes and businesses are without electricity.

From TheJournal.ie Storm Frank causes severe flooding in the UK and more is on the way Weather

Storm Frank causes severe flooding in the UK and more is on the way

Storm Frank has also been battering parts of the UK overnight.

From TheJournal.ie 5,000 homes without power as Ireland gears up for a night of Storm Frank ferocity Weather

5,000 homes without power as Ireland gears up for a night of Storm Frank ferocity

Four separate weather warnings are in place as heavy rainfall is expected across the country tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Yorkshire town split in two as bridge collapses in storm Flooding This post contains videos

Yorkshire town split in two as bridge collapses in storm

“The situation is serious and there is a significant risk to life.”

From TheJournal.ie Here's how many times the bomb squad was called out this year Deployments

Here's how many times the bomb squad was called out this year

The Defence Forces has released statistics for this year on its army operations.

From TheJournal.ie Someone left thousands of lottery tickets in a lift with one instruction attached Japan

Someone left thousands of lottery tickets in a lift with one instruction attached

They want the winnings donated to flood victims.

From TheJournal.ie TD calls for bogs to be flooded to 'save communities' Storm Frank

TD calls for bogs to be flooded to 'save communities'

Bord na Móna has said the plan wouldn’t work.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds of troops deployed as UK hit by 'unprecedented' flooding Rising Waters

Hundreds of troops deployed as UK hit by 'unprecedented' flooding

Another thousand are on standby as further bad weather is expected.