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Dublin: 14 °C Saturday 21 September, 2019

#Floods

From TheJournal.ie Mass evacuations ordered after 70 left dead by floods in Iran Fresh Downpours

Mass evacuations ordered after 70 left dead by floods in Iran

Local authorities have said the situation is “critical” ahead of further downpours.

From TheJournal.ie Crocodiles spotted in suburban streets after 'once-in-a-century floods' hit Australia Townsville

Crocodiles spotted in suburban streets after 'once-in-a-century floods' hit Australia

Police confirmed that crocodiles have been reported in flood waters in parts of Townsville.

From TheJournal.ie Once-in-a-century floods turn streets to rivers in northeastern Australia Townsville

Once-in-a-century floods turn streets to rivers in northeastern Australia

Australia’s tropical north typically experiences heavy rains during the monsoon season at this time of the year.

From TheJournal.ie Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy Stranded Tourists This post contains videos

Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy

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

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in French floods rises to 13 after several months' worth of rain falls in hours Aude

Death toll in French floods rises to 13 after several months' worth of rain falls in hours

Some of the dead appeared to have been swept away by floodwaters.

From TheJournal.ie National wind warning issued and 'intense bursts of rain' expected Storm Helene

National wind warning issued and 'intense bursts of rain' expected

Rain warnings are in place for some counties amid flooding risk.

From TheJournal.ie Japan braces for 'very strong' typhoon as authorities warn of floods and landslides Typhoon Jebi

Japan braces for 'very strong' typhoon as authorities warn of floods and landslides

Typhoon Jebi is expected to make landfall on the country’s main island on Tuesday

From TheJournal.ie India rejects UAE govt's $100 million flood disaster fund offer Kerala

India rejects UAE govt's $100 million flood disaster fund offer

India has a record of refusing foreign aid after disasters, turning down foreign help after the 2004 tsunami.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: Entire villages swept away as southern Indian state stricken by floods Kerala

Photos: Entire villages swept away as southern Indian state stricken by floods

More than 350 people have died in the floods.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll rises to 324 as Kerala suffers worst flooding crisis in 100 years India

Death toll rises to 324 as Kerala suffers worst flooding crisis in 100 years

At least 310,000 people have been displaced and are taking shelter in relief camps.

From TheJournal.ie Over 300 dead in India as huge floods trigger landslides Kerala

Over 300 dead in India as huge floods trigger landslides

Thousands are still trapped without food or water.

From TheJournal.ie Two Germans held in France over flooded youth campground France

Two Germans held in France over flooded youth campground

The site was off-limits for camping.

From TheJournal.ie Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse Crisis

Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse

A partly built hydropower dam in southeast Laos collapsed after heavy rain and sent a wall of water surging through six villages

From TheJournal.ie Japan rescuers carry out house-to-house searches as floods and landslides claim 141 lives Heavy Rain

Japan rescuers carry out house-to-house searches as floods and landslides claim 141 lives

The crisis is the deadliest rain-related disaster in over three decades in Japan.

From TheJournal.ie At least 20 dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations Floods

At least 20 dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations

The death toll is expected to increase.

From TheJournal.ie Elderly man dies after vehicle submerged in floodwater in England Walsall

Elderly man dies after vehicle submerged in floodwater in England

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

From TheJournal.ie At least 27 people killed after dam bursts in Kenya Floods

At least 27 people killed after dam bursts in Kenya

Weeks of torrential rains in Kenya have led to flooding and mudslides that have left 159 dead.

From TheJournal.ie Bus transfers in operation between Limerick and Waterford due to flooding on train line Clonmel

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Flood warnings issued in Kilkenny and Cork after 'extreme rainfall' Weather Warning

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Several areas are still flooded after heavy weekend rains Impassable This post contains videos

Several areas are still flooded after heavy weekend rains

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

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding Impassable This post contains images

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding

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

From TheJournal.ie Risk of flooding overnight as another weather warning set to come into effect at 3am Storm Aftermath

Risk of flooding overnight as another weather warning set to come into effect at 3am

The National Emergency Coordination Group on severe weather convened this morning to assess the situation in the wake of Eleanor and to review the weather ahead.

From TheJournal.ie Flooding, fallen trees and power outages as Storm Eleanor passes through the country Weather Warning

Flooding, fallen trees and power outages as Storm Eleanor passes through the country

Much of the flooding reported earlier this evening has now receded.

From TheJournal.ie A burst Irish Water pipe leaves family with just one bedroom to call home this Christmas Flooding

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Elderly people stuck in their homes among 15 to die in 'waterfall' floods in Greece Freak Downpour

Elderly people stuck in their homes among 15 to die in 'waterfall' floods in Greece

Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has declared a state of mourning.

From TheJournal.ie Donegal flood humanitarian scheme to be rolled out for all natural disasters Hardship Payment

Donegal flood humanitarian scheme to be rolled out for all natural disasters

The financial assistance payment has been paid out to 138 people in Donegal to date.

From TheJournal.ie Donegal clubs, community groups and businesses to get humanitarian relief following flooding Irish Red Cross

Donegal clubs, community groups and businesses to get humanitarian relief following flooding

The Irish Red Cross that that it was administering two temporary emergency support schemes at the request of the government.

From TheJournal.ie 'I have two children with me and the water is swallowing me up': Thousands stranded due to Hurricane Harvey Texas

'I have two children with me and the water is swallowing me up': Thousands stranded due to Hurricane Harvey

President Donald Trump has said he will visit the storm-stricken region.

From TheJournal.ie 'You have to see it to understand the scale of the damage': Leo Varadkar travels to flood-hit Donegal Flood Damage

'You have to see it to understand the scale of the damage': Leo Varadkar travels to flood-hit Donegal

Speaking to RTÉ News from Inishowen, Co Donegal, Varadkar said the damage in the area had to be seen to be believed.

From TheJournal.ie Deadly Sierra Leone floods one of the worst single-day disasters in its history Freetown

Deadly Sierra Leone floods one of the worst single-day disasters in its history

The death toll is expected to rise as around 600 people are still missing. The President has appealed for a global response.

From TheJournal.ie Over 300 dead after mudslide sweeps through Sierra Leone's capital Freetown

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds Dramatic Impact

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

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

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

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Bodies of mother and young children pulled from river as Australia is devastated by floods Cyclone Debbie

Bodies of mother and young children pulled from river as Australia is devastated by floods

At least five people are now confirmed dead.

From TheJournal.ie 'People have lost everything': Australian towns face worst flooding seen in a century Cyclone Debbie
From TheJournal.ie Couple settle with council out-of-court after 'appalling story' of flooded home Laois County Council

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Architects and planners concerned that Cork flood defence plan won't work Save Cork City

Architects and planners concerned that Cork flood defence plan won't work

Warnings have been issued that parts of Cork city could be flooded between 8 and 9.30am this morning.

From TheJournal.ie 'Government should have the final say on River Shannon water levels, not the ESB' The Flood

'Government should have the final say on River Shannon water levels, not the ESB'

Fianna Fáil has a private member’s bill in the Dáil today calling for more flood protections.

From TheJournal.ie The River Shannon is in for a major dredging Clearout

The River Shannon is in for a major dredging

Plans for the maintenance were announced today.

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

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

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

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