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Dublin: 20 °C Thursday 13 August, 2020

#Flooding

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.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies after his car enters river in Co Offaly Pollagh

Man dies after his car enters river in Co Offaly

The incident happened near the town of Pollagh.

From TheJournal.ie Counties Limerick and Clare are braced for the worst as the Shannon continues to rise Flooding

Counties Limerick and Clare are braced for the worst as the Shannon continues to rise

Limerick City and County Council have issued a weather alert as the spill rate at Lough Derg’s Parteen Weir is increased once more.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Driver pulled from sunroof after car trapped in rushing flood waters Uk Floods

Watch: Driver pulled from sunroof after car trapped in rushing flood waters

Homes across the north of England have been evacuated and a meeting of the COBRA emergency committee has been called.

From TheJournal.ie The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can't we? Opinion

The UK has sorted the flooding and insurance debacle, so why can't we?

Jason O’Sullivan says government needs to re-evaluate the flood insurance protection in Ireland.

From TheJournal.ie Two-thirds of us don't think the government has handled the flooding crisis properly Not Happy

Two-thirds of us don't think the government has handled the flooding crisis properly

Dissatisfaction with the response is highest in Munster.

From TheJournal.ie Possibility of more flooding as rainy conditions set to continue More To Come

Possibility of more flooding as rainy conditions set to continue

Met Éireann says the south and south-west will be hit heaviest in coming days.

From TheJournal.ie The deadliest storms to ever hit Europe Batten Down The Hatches

The deadliest storms to ever hit Europe

The worst year was 1999 when two storms resulted in 140 fatalities.

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

River Shannon flooding, Conor McGregor’s big win and a police shooting in LA had everyone talking.

From TheJournal.ie People living along the Shannon are being warned to brace for more flooding Sandbags

People living along the Shannon are being warned to brace for more flooding

The ESB says that river flowing through the Parteen Weir is set to increase.

From TheJournal.ie Drafting in the army to tackle the flood waters shows lessons have been learned from past disasters Column

Drafting in the army to tackle the flood waters shows lessons have been learned from past disasters

The weather conditions are predicted to persist in the coming days, but we are a lot better off than we were back in 2009 and 2010.

From TheJournal.ie Residents living near River Liffey warned it may overflow Flooding

Residents living near River Liffey warned it may overflow

People living near the river between Chapelizod and Island Bridge have been advised to move cars from underground car parks.

From TheJournal.ie Two more rainfall warnings just took effect - here's the advice... Severe Flooding

Two more rainfall warnings just took effect - here's the advice...

Prolonged rain is expected in Clare, Cork and Kerry – but it will be wet everywhere.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Dramatic rescue of flood-stricken horses from the River Shannon Happy Ending

WATCH: Dramatic rescue of flood-stricken horses from the River Shannon

Three cheers for the Athlone Sub-Aqua Club.

From TheJournal.ie Muslims around Ireland raised money for flooding victims today Goodwill

Muslims around Ireland raised money for flooding victims today

Congregations at mosques were also asked to buy Christmas presents for the homeless.

From TheJournal.ie Status orange rainfall warning issued - as Shannon water levels continue rising Severe Floods

Status orange rainfall warning issued - as Shannon water levels continue rising

Thousands of sandbags have been distributed in the worst-hit areas.

From TheJournal.ie Athlone residents battle floods as raw sewage erupts onto streets Rising Waters

Athlone residents battle floods as raw sewage erupts onto streets

Locals residents have been working non-stop to prepare for more flooding

From TheJournal.ie Worst of flooding still to come along Shannon river Storm Desmond

Worst of flooding still to come along Shannon river

Water levels are expected to peak this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond Power Of Nature This post contains videos

Watch: Aerial videos show the devastation wrought by Storm Desmond

Areas of Galway and Westmeath look like a giant lake…

From TheJournal.ie Everything you need to know about the weather (and the flood predictions) More Bad News

Everything you need to know about the weather (and the flood predictions)

Two status yellow warnings will be in effect tomorrow.