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Dublin: 7 °C Wednesday 16 October, 2019

#Floods

From TheJournal.ie “We have to do some serious thinking about long-term flood defences” — Howlin Storm Warning

“We have to do some serious thinking about long-term flood defences” — Howlin

Ministers are discussing measures aimed at helping those affected by the weekend flooding at a Cabinet meeting this morning.

From TheJournal.ie More flood warnings as Atlantic storm makes its way to Irish shores Batten Down The Hatches

More flood warnings as Atlantic storm makes its way to Irish shores

Another storm swell is on its way bringing wet and windy weather.

From TheJournal.ie Funding could be made available for floods clean-up High Water This post contains images

Funding could be made available for floods clean-up

Cork experienced heavy flooding at high tide this morning, while the damage caused in Limerick, Clare and elsewhere is being assessed today.

From TheJournal.ie The aftermath: "Nobody in the city can ever recall such severe flooding" Bit Of Weather

The aftermath: "Nobody in the city can ever recall such severe flooding"

The combination of torrential rain, high tides and strong winds has caused major problems in Limerick city.

From TheJournal.ie Better safe than sorry: Dublin flood defences in place ahead of 'very high tides' IF I COULD TURN BACK TIDES

Better safe than sorry: Dublin flood defences in place ahead of 'very high tides'

A further assessment of flood risk is due to be carried out by Met Éireann tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie Clare coast worst hit by storms with repair works to cost over €23m Floods

Clare coast worst hit by storms with repair works to cost over €23m

Local authorities across the country are in the midst of a clean up following the recent severe storms.

'Paschal Sheehy' reports hilariously from flooded Cork

Using a can of Monster for a microphone.

From TheJournal.ie Storm a-brewin’: Met Éireann upgrades weather warning ahead of Atlantic storm Weather

Storm a-brewin’: Met Éireann upgrades weather warning ahead of Atlantic storm

A status yellow weather warning has been upgraded to orange in some areas.

From TheJournal.ie The 9 at 9: Christmas Day 9 At 9

The 9 at 9: Christmas Day

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as you tear the wrapping from those gifts and contemplate whether it’s too early to have that first Baileys…

From TheJournal.ie Last six people missing from Colorado flooding are found alive and well Flooding

Last six people missing from Colorado flooding are found alive and well

Eight deaths have been confirmed and one woman is missing and unaccounted for.

From TheJournal.ie Clerys 'hoping to reopen with a bang' for Christmas period Clerys

Clerys 'hoping to reopen with a bang' for Christmas period

A marketing team has now started work on a campaign to create a “buzz” ahead of the reopening which is expected in advance of the key Christmas period.

From TheJournal.ie Up to eight believed dead in Colorado flooding Floods

Up to eight believed dead in Colorado flooding

Many of the evacuees have returned to Colorado but hundreds of people were stranded by floodwaters.

From TheJournal.ie Death toll in Colorado floods rises to four US

Death toll in Colorado floods rises to four

Four people have been confirmed dead in Colorado, and 80 remain unaccounted for, following “biblical” flash floods.

From TheJournal.ie Clerys staff told it may be months before store re-opens Clerys

Clerys staff told it may be months before store re-opens

Clerys closed last Thursday and one staff member told TheJournal.ie that they have been told they may not be returning to work until November.

From TheJournal.ie Your pics: Flooding (and a rainbow) in Dublin after "intense" thunderstorms What The Fliuch? This post contains images

Your pics: Flooding (and a rainbow) in Dublin after "intense" thunderstorms

Dublin City Council said that it has mobilised drainage crews, and will monitor the drainage network throughout the evening.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Clean-up under way after overnight flash floods Stormy Weather

Pictures: Clean-up under way after overnight flash floods

Clerys Department Store is closed today as a result of the flooding, while some DART services are still off after a lightning strike last night.

From TheJournal.ie Around 3,000 homes without power after overnight storms Power Cut

Around 3,000 homes without power after overnight storms

ESB networks says it’s hoped the affected homes and businesses will be reconnected by lunchtime.

Floods and downpours! This is the scene in Galway city this afternoon

Well, it was good while it lasted.

From TheJournal.ie Last month's floods in central Europe caused more than €12.4 billion of damage Flooding

Last month's floods in central Europe caused more than €12.4 billion of damage

Several major European rivers including the Elbe and the Danube overflowed, causing widespread damage and a number of deaths after heavy rainfall last month.

From TheJournal.ie Indian journalist defends TV report filed from shoulders of flood survivor India

Indian journalist defends TV report filed from shoulders of flood survivor

TV reporter Narayan Pargaien has faced worldwide criticism for endangering a survivor of monsoon flooding.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands flee their homes after devastating floods hit Calgary Canada

Thousands flee their homes after devastating floods hit Calgary

Calgary has ordered the evacuation of the entire downtown area due to the bad flooding.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: The floods in central Europe that have killed 19 people so far Flooding This post contains images

In pictures: The floods in central Europe that have killed 19 people so far

Swollen rivers in the German states of Saxony-Anhalt and Schleswig-Holstein posed the biggest threat.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands of homes evacuated as floods threaten more cities High Water

Thousands of homes evacuated as floods threaten more cities

Eight people have been killed in the Czech Republic alone, and police are searching for four others.

From TheJournal.ie Floods peak in Czech Republic - Germany now on alert High Water

Floods peak in Czech Republic - Germany now on alert

The high waters forced the evacuation of Prague Zoo overnight.

From TheJournal.ie PICS: Six dead, thousands evacuated in central Europe floods Floods

PICS: Six dead, thousands evacuated in central Europe floods

Water levels in Germany on the Danube, Inn and Ilz rivers have already surpassed records from previous heavy floods in 1954 and 2002.

From TheJournal.ie You think it rains a lot in Ireland now. Wait till you hear about 2345BC... What The Fliuch?

You think it rains a lot in Ireland now. Wait till you hear about 2345BC...

New evidence has shown that Ireland experienced 20 years of non-stop rain in 2345BC, around the same time as Noah’s great flood.

From TheJournal.ie Record floods leave 54 dead in Argentina Argentina

Record floods leave 54 dead in Argentina

Record rainfall has swept through the streets of La Plata, about 40 miles south of Buenos Aires.

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Are you happy with how your council manages flood risks? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you happy with how your council manages flood risks?

Heavy flooding around Ireland, particularly in Blackpool in Cork, has left locals angry at the level of council warnings.

Here is the week's news... skewed

Breaking via The Mire wire: RTE stars confused by Pope’s message of humility, and Office of Public Works ‘may never know’ the source of the Cork floods.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with added chicks sniffing daffodils Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with added chicks sniffing daffodils

The things we learned, loved and shared today…

From TheJournal.ie Australians clean up after floods Floods

Australians clean up after floods

As the clean-up begins, some residents complained about dwindling food supplies.

From TheJournal.ie Four dead, dramatic rooftop rescues in Australia floods Australia

Four dead, dramatic rooftop rescues in Australia floods

Some Queensland residents are experiencing their third flood in two years.

From TheJournal.ie VIDEO: Dramatic footage of swift water rescue in Queensland Australia This post contains videos

VIDEO: Dramatic footage of swift water rescue in Queensland

Rescuers managed to save the teen as he clung to a tree.

From TheJournal.ie Torrential rains hit desert Jordan, floods sweep Middle East Jordan

Torrential rains hit desert Jordan, floods sweep Middle East

In northern Jordan, relief workers distributing aid to Syrian refugees were injured in a “stampede” in a camp where hundreds of tents have been destroyed by the rains.

From TheJournal.ie Storm leaves six dead in Philippines Philippines

Storm leaves six dead in Philippines

Tropical Storm Wukong has killed six people and left two missing after hitting the central Philippines.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix...now with added festive lunges Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added festive lunges

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie The Evening Fix... now with an offer you might refuse Need To Know

The Evening Fix... now with an offer you might refuse

Here are the things we learned, loved and shared today.

From TheJournal.ie Here's why a flood warning was issued for the south and east coasts... For Fliuch Sake

Here's why a flood warning was issued for the south and east coasts...

It’s very wet today. Very, very wet.