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Dublin: 19 °C Wednesday 15 July, 2020

#Floods

From TheJournal.ie Flooded roads in Sligo town 'impassable' and Orange wind alert issued for Mayo Flooding

Flooded roads in Sligo town 'impassable' and Orange wind alert issued for Mayo

The promenade in Strandhill, Co Sligo is also closed due to waves and stones being hurled across the wall.

From TheJournal.ie Emergency services pumping water from Clare housing estate flooded from heavy rainfall Floods

Emergency services pumping water from Clare housing estate flooded from heavy rainfall

The water poured in around homes in Westbury, located close to the Limerick border, shortly before 7pm.

From The42 'It's more than rugby, it’s a way of life': Nigel Owens dealing with storms on and off the pitch Good Cause

'It's more than rugby, it’s a way of life': Nigel Owens dealing with storms on and off the pitch

Donating jerseys for flood relief – and why the Guinness Six Nations has a special place in his heart.

From TheJournal.ie 'She won’t kiss me tonight': Minister hailed for wading into flood water to fix pump Kevin Boxer Moran This post contains videos

'She won’t kiss me tonight': Minister hailed for wading into flood water to fix pump

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran was filmed lending a hand while topless in Athlone.

From TheJournal.ie Families in flood-hit areas call for government to buy them out of swamped homes Floods

Families in flood-hit areas call for government to buy them out of swamped homes

A plan to construct a flood defence and pumping station to divert water away from the area have been left marooned.

From TheJournal.ie 'We’re promised more rain, sleet and snow': North-west braces for more flooding Underwater

'We’re promised more rain, sleet and snow': North-west braces for more flooding

A weather warning is in place for counties Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo until 12pm tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Flood victims in an Offaly village feel forgotten and 'never really considered in the first place' Left High And Dry

Flood victims in an Offaly village feel forgotten and 'never really considered in the first place'

Paddy Towey hasn’t lived in his house since the last major flood in 2015. He wants the government to come and talk with him.

From TheJournal.ie 'We're amateur meteorologists at this stage': Locals fear further flooding along Shannon after overnight rain Springfield

'We're amateur meteorologists at this stage': Locals fear further flooding along Shannon after overnight rain

13.6 mm of rain was recorded at Shannon Airport yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia Sumatra

At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia

More than 2,000 people have been forced to leave their flooded homes.

From TheJournal.ie 'It was a robust warning': Met Éireann defends Storm Elsa response after warning system criticised Galway

'It was a robust warning': Met Éireann defends Storm Elsa response after warning system criticised

The storm caused damage across the country, particularly in Galway and the west.

From TheJournal.ie Storm alert: Gusts of up to 130km expected in west as Status Orange warning issued Storm Atiyah

Storm alert: Gusts of up to 130km expected in west as Status Orange warning issued

Met Éireann issued the alert this morning.

From TheJournal.ie St Mark's Square in Venice re-opens after major flooding State Of Emergency

St Mark's Square in Venice re-opens after major flooding

Tourists and residents can now return to the historic square.

From TheJournal.ie 'A dramatic situation': Venice flooded by highest tide in more than 50 years Flooded

'A dramatic situation': Venice flooded by highest tide in more than 50 years

The exceptionally intense high waters peaked at 1.87 metres.

From TheJournal.ie UK woman’s body recovered from floodwater as one month’s rain falls in 24 hours Derbyshire

UK woman’s body recovered from floodwater as one month’s rain falls in 24 hours

Residents in Toll Bar, near Doncaster, described yesterday’s downpour as “almost biblical”

From TheJournal.ie Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56 Rescue Operation

Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56

Hagibis crashed into the country on Saturday night.

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.

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