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Dublin: 8 °C Friday 18 October, 2019

#Floods

From TheJournal.ie Indian and Pakistan floods becoming "national emergency" as hundreds die Disaster

Indian and Pakistan floods becoming "national emergency" as hundreds die

Thousands more have been left homeless.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: 'Monsoon' flood rips through Arizona desert region That Was Unexpected

WATCH: 'Monsoon' flood rips through Arizona desert region

“How could the desert flood?” Here’s how…

From TheJournal.ie Fire crews on the scene of Letterkenny hospital flooding Letterkenny

Fire crews on the scene of Letterkenny hospital flooding

It comes one year on from previous devastating flooding.

From TheJournal.ie Weather warnings have been lifted... and there's even talk of more widespread sunny spells I Can See Clearly Now

Weather warnings have been lifted... and there's even talk of more widespread sunny spells

Motorists are still advised to take extreme care on the roads as conditions are still wet.

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 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 Driving over the next few days? Here's how to stay safe in that bad weather Rain Rain Go Away

Driving over the next few days? Here's how to stay safe in that bad weather

A Status Yellow warning has been issued by Met Éireann for the coming days, with heavy showers and thunderstorms expected.

Two men brave floods to save fox cub stranded on a rock

But some don’t agree.

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 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 Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know News Wrap

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

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 Worst flooding in 100 years kills 30 across Bosnia and Serbia Balkans

Worst flooding in 100 years kills 30 across Bosnia and Serbia

16,000 people have been evacuated from their villages amid rising waters…

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.

Channel 4 thinks Tramore is in Britain

A video of huge waves in Tramore was used in an ad for a documentary on ‘British’ storms.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Repair work on flooded Limerick homes 'nearing completion' Calm After The Storm

Repair work on flooded Limerick homes 'nearing completion'

The council say that the majority of displaced residents have already returned home.

From TheJournal.ie Rail track that was raised by 60 centimetres... is now 50 centimetres under water Limerick-ennis

Rail track that was raised by 60 centimetres... is now 50 centimetres under water

The rail line between Limerick and Ennis will stay closed for another six weeks. At least.

From TheJournal.ie More flooding expected after the River Thames burst its banks yesterday UK This post contains images

More flooding expected after the River Thames burst its banks yesterday

More severe weather is expected to hit flooded areas in the UK today.

From TheJournal.ie Sammy the seal made a return to Wicklow town during the floods last week Free Lunch

Sammy the seal made a return to Wicklow town during the floods last week

He’s a regular local these days.

From TheJournal.ie UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud Storm

UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud

14 severe flood warnings have been issued across the UK, with householders living along the River Thames put on standby.

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 Driving or near water this weekend? Be careful Stormwatch

Driving or near water this weekend? Be careful

The gardaí are advising people to use “common sense” in bad weather.

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.

From TheJournal.ie A sight for sore eyes...Ireland is (almost) rain free Stormwatch

A sight for sore eyes...Ireland is (almost) rain free

Enjoy it while it lasts.

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

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know as you launch yourself into Thursday…

From TheJournal.ie Limerick residents should 'assume flood water is contaminated' Floody Hell

Limerick residents should 'assume flood water is contaminated'

The HSE says people should throw out any food that has been in contact with the water.

From TheJournal.ie No end to the rain in sight, as flood warnings extended to "all rivers" On Alert

No end to the rain in sight, as flood warnings extended to "all rivers"

Authorities are warning anyone who lives near an inland waterway to be on alert. Met Éireann says it’s unable to forecast when we’ll see a break in the weather.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach accused of having a ‘King Canute’ response to the floods Leaders' Questions

Taoiseach accused of having a ‘King Canute’ response to the floods

Enda Kenny told the Dáil today that the cost of installing 10km of new flood defences at between €50 and €100 million.

From TheJournal.ie PHOTOS: Cork kayakers refuse to let floods dampen their night out Night On The Town

PHOTOS: Cork kayakers refuse to let floods dampen their night out

Nothing was going to keep these guys indoors.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Timelapse captures the rise of last night's severe flooding River Lee

Watch: Timelapse captures the rise of last night's severe flooding

The footage, compiled over the course of two hours, shows water rising from drains and street-lights cutting out as the Lee bursts its banks.

From TheJournal.ie Another night of stormy weather and high tides cause severe flooding Day After Night Before

Another night of stormy weather and high tides cause severe flooding

There is localised flooding in other parts of the country, with delays on many routes this morning.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Yes, these people are kayaking down a flooded Cork street Dowtcha Boy
From TheJournal.ie Limerick floods were 'like Dante's Inferno' Water Water Everywhere

Limerick floods were 'like Dante's Inferno'

The building of a flood barrier in Limerick will begin ‘immediately’ Brian Hayes says.

From TheJournal.ie More rain and wind forecast tonight - so be careful on the roads Weather Watch

More rain and wind forecast tonight - so be careful on the roads

That’s the message from the Road Safety Authority today, as Met Éireann predicts more bad weather.

From TheJournal.ie 'The fact that something becomes a human right, doesn't mean that it's always free' Water Charges

'The fact that something becomes a human right, doesn't mean that it's always free'

Also during Leaders’ Questions: The Taoiseach said €15 million was being made available to deal with the immediate effects of the recent flooding.