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Dublin: 7 °C Friday 15 November, 2019

#Flooding

From TheJournal.ie Flooding causes delays on roads, rails and trams today Floody Hell

Flooding causes delays on roads, rails and trams today

The weather is still playing havoc.

From TheJournal.ie Remember this? The NRA has 211,000 tonnes of salt ready to go this winter Salt Glorious Salt

Remember this? The NRA has 211,000 tonnes of salt ready to go this winter

Whatever about snow, flooding is likely in the coming weeks.

From TheJournal.ie Highest astronomical tide means flood warnings for Cork this weekend The Tide Is High

Highest astronomical tide means flood warnings for Cork this weekend

Met Éireann says it expects gales in coastal areas as well.

From TheJournal.ie The River Lee has burst its banks (but only a little) Weather Warning

The River Lee has burst its banks (but only a little)

A hide tide earlier this evening caused some minor flooding at Morrison’s Island.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy flooding avoided (so far) in Cork as high tide passes Weather Watch

Heavy flooding avoided (so far) in Cork as high tide passes

Surface water has been reported on one city-centre quay.

From TheJournal.ie These are the ten cities most at risk of being hit by natural disasters Take Cover
From TheJournal.ie Opinion: Our water infrastructure is a mess but there is a better way Flood Prevention

Opinion: Our water infrastructure is a mess but there is a better way

Promising projects worldwide are successfully demonstrating the union of ecology, flood prevention and recreation.

From TheJournal.ie Investigation begins after flooding closes Letterkenny emergency department Washout

Investigation begins after flooding closes Letterkenny emergency department

The flooding began last night – almost exactly a year after the hospital had suffered similar flooding.

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

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s Wednesday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

From TheJournal.ie Batten down the hatches (for now): Orange warning remains in place for Leinster Splash

Batten down the hatches (for now): Orange warning remains in place for Leinster

Tipperary, Waterford, you’re not off the hook either.

From TheJournal.ie Irish summer: Dublin hardest hit by flooding as east soaked by torrential rain overnight Fliuch This post contains images

Irish summer: Dublin hardest hit by flooding as east soaked by torrential rain overnight

It’s wellies and umbrellas for the start of the Bank Holiday weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Burst water main in Los Angeles spews almost 40 million litres of water over three hours Floods

Burst water main in Los Angeles spews almost 40 million litres of water over three hours

It also left a 5 metre hole in the Sunset Boulevard.

From TheJournal.ie Cork City is to get new flood defences but the scheme is not quite ready yet Fighting The Floods

Cork City is to get new flood defences but the scheme is not quite ready yet

A public information day is being held in Cork City Hall today.

From TheJournal.ie Astronauts take photos of storm causing devastation in Japan Typhoon Neoguri

Astronauts take photos of storm causing devastation in Japan

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have posted photos of Typhoon Neoguri

From TheJournal.ie Flooding and havoc as typhoon hits hard in Japan Disaster

Flooding and havoc as typhoon hits hard in Japan

The storm has left several people dead and a string of damage in its wake.

From TheJournal.ie If a humanitarian disaster happened in Ireland tomorrow, how ready would we be? Crisis
From TheJournal.ie Thunderstorm warning in place for most of the country Orange Alert

Thunderstorm warning in place for most of the country

Drivers are being urged to take care as spot flooding is expected.

From TheJournal.ie Dozens die in Afghan flash floods - and there's "nothing left" for the survivors Disaster

Dozens die in Afghan flash floods - and there's "nothing left" for the survivors

The death toll currently stands at almost 60, but is expected to rise as rescue efforts continue.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland to send supplies including tents and blankets to flood victims in the Balkans Flood Relief This post contains images

Ireland to send supplies including tents and blankets to flood victims in the Balkans

Over 600,000 people could be affected by the floods after the heaviest rains the region has witnessed in over a hundred years.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland provides €50k to Balkans after worst flooding in living memory Flood Relief This post contains images

Ireland provides €50k to Balkans after worst flooding in living memory

The funding will be used solely in Bosnia and Herzegovina for vaccines and psychological support.

From TheJournal.ie Floods unearth land mines in Bosnia - and wash away warning signs Remnants Of War

Floods unearth land mines in Bosnia - and wash away warning signs

The mines are from Bosnia’s 1992 – 1995 war.

From TheJournal.ie "This is Armageddon": Thousands flee Balkans floods in Bosnia's worst exodus since war Sava River

"This is Armageddon": Thousands flee Balkans floods in Bosnia's worst exodus since war

Fears are growing of dislodged landmines causing injury and animal carcasses spreading disease.

From TheJournal.ie More flooding expected in the Balkans as rivers reach new peaks Rainfall

More flooding expected in the Balkans as rivers reach new peaks

Some 50,000 people have been evacuated in Bosnia and Serbia, with an additional 15,000 in Croatia.

From TheJournal.ie More than 100 injured in Florida jail explosion Gas Explosion

More than 100 injured in Florida jail explosion

The injured were brought to hospital and the uninjured were brought to nearby jails.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much the government has paid out to homes affected by flooding Flood Relief

Here's how much the government has paid out to homes affected by flooding

Almost 700 payments have been made so far this year.

From TheJournal.ie Homeowners opposed to flood levy to help others get insurance Flooding

Homeowners opposed to flood levy to help others get insurance

The idea of a 1 per cent levy was mooted by Minister Phil Hogan last month – but a recent survey shows little desire among the public.

From TheJournal.ie Insurance levy on the horizon to help pay for flood repairs Premiums

Insurance levy on the horizon to help pay for flood repairs

A spokesperson for Minister Hogan said he was “expressing his frustration” with the insurance industry when he spoke about the levy in a recent interview.

From TheJournal.ie Not again: Clare coast braced for weekend floods Battered

Not again: Clare coast braced for weekend floods

Just as €16.8m funding announced to fix recent storm damage, this happens.

Here's why #LondonPoo was trending in Ireland last night

What a sh**ty situation.

From TheJournal.ie Councils told 'keep on spending' on flooding repairs Insurance

Councils told 'keep on spending' on flooding repairs

A memorandum of understanding is also due to be introduced for flooding repairs in the near future.

From TheJournal.ie Britain braces for more flooding today Stormwatch

Britain braces for more flooding today

Prime Minister David Cameron says that the worst is not yet over.

From TheJournal.ie Drivers warned of 'extremely dangerous' conditions nationwide Slippery

Drivers warned of 'extremely dangerous' conditions nationwide

Temperatures are expected to remain below zero overnight so take care and bundle up.

From TheJournal.ie Here's how much the government is going to spend on repairing the storm damage Counting The Cost

Here's how much the government is going to spend on repairing the storm damage

The Cabinet agreed a package of funding earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie King Canute and feeling oppressed: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

King Canute and feeling oppressed: The week in quotes

“I am so far away. I don’t know where I am or what happened.”

From TheJournal.ie Emergency services and local authorities remain on high alert over flooding Not Over Yet

Emergency services and local authorities remain on high alert over flooding

The orange weather alert has been lifted but more stormy weather is expected over the next week.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy rainfall over weekend 'poses a major risk' as rivers continue to rise Rivers Run High

Heavy rainfall over weekend 'poses a major risk' as rivers continue to rise

There have been no reports of major flooding episodes overnight but heavy rain will continue over the next few days.

From TheJournal.ie 18 of the best pictures (and 2 videos) from this week's storms Storm Brigid This post contains images

18 of the best pictures (and 2 videos) from this week's storms

Incredible shots of nature from Ireland’s amateur and professional photographers.

From TheJournal.ie Aaron McKenna: Without proper investment in defences, we might as well abandon flood zones In Hot Water

Aaron McKenna: Without proper investment in defences, we might as well abandon flood zones

There’s money for capital spending to defend our most vulnerable cities from flooding – the trouble is the government wants to toss it down the drain to keep a few seats in Leinster House.

From TheJournal.ie Britain deploys Marines to help with flooding Floody Nightmare

Britain deploys Marines to help with flooding

Officials say the rainfall is the worst for 250 years.