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Dublin: 6 °C Tuesday 7 February, 2023

# hot weather

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2022
# hot weather
At least 15,000 people killed by hot weather in Europe in 2022, WHO says
The three months from June-August were the hottest in Europe since records began.
# hot weather
Thunderstorm warning issued as highs of over 30 degrees expected today
Met Éireann has said today will be hot and sunny with highest temperatures of 26 to 31 degrees.
# Poll
Poll: Should water safety training be a compulsory part of the curriculum?
There have been calls for a comprehensive compulsory water safety module to be introduced in schools.
# Your Say
Poll: Have you reduced your water usage recently?
Europe is grappling with water shortages in baking heat.
# high heat
Status Yellow: Warning for hot weekend as Carlow temperature tops 30 degrees
The high temperature warning will be in place for Leinster and Munster until 6am on Sunday.
# I’m not codding
High risk of fish kills in hot weather, says Inland Fisheries Ireland
Fish populations may come under ‘thermal stress’ as air and water temperatures soar and water levels drop.
# Weather
Interim CMO warns public to be 'sun smart' ahead of Status Yellow heat warning
The warning will be valid from midday tomorrow and will run until Sunday at 6am.
# hot spell
Status Yellow High Temperature warning issued for Leinster and Munster
The warning is to stay in place until Sunday morning.
# factcheck
Debunked: A drone image of lightning striking the Poolbeg towers has been digitally altered
The chimney stacks were hit by lightning yesterday, but this widely shared image has been doctored.
# hot weather
Another sweltering day with high temperatures and thunderstorm warning
A Status Yellow thunderstorm warning has been issued for 10 counties.
# Ah here
Six-hour cleanup at north Dublin beach after sand is left strewn with beer bottles and plastic
Photos of the debris provoked anger and cricitism online this morning.
# forecast
Temperatures to reach up to 29 degrees as Status Yellow warning takes effect nationwide
The public are being urged to take precautions to keep themselves safe and protect vulnerable people and pets.
THE MORNING LEAD
'Move slowly, keep in the shade, don't sunbathe': How to stay cool (and safe) in the hot weather
A report by
Céimin Burke
Several days of hot weather can cause physical stress and illness.
# animal safety
Here's how to keep your pets safe and cool during the hot weather
Met Éireann has issued a nationwide Status Yellow high temperature warning from tomorrow.
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# 27.9 degrees
Country basks in late summer sun as highest temperature since heatwave recorded
September temperature values are higher than any of the data recorded during August.
# fierce warm
An 'uncomfortably' warm and humid night ahead with temperatures to stay above 17 degrees
We’ve compiled some tips and advice on how to stay cool at night during the hot weather.
# hot weather
'We burn particularly easily': How to keep yourself, your family and your pets safe in the heat
Temperatures are set to remain in the high 20s this week.
# hot hot hot
Temperatures to reach 27 degrees over the weekend, warm spell to continue next week
The warm spell is to last until at least Tuesday, according to Met Éireann.
# hot weather
Fine weather ahead, with high temperatures set to remain across the weekend
Maximum temperatures today are expected to be between 16 and 20 degrees.
# hot weather
Met Éireann has issued a warm weather alert affecting most west coast counties
High temperatures and sunny weather are predicted for the west and south tomorrow.
# hosepipe ban
During the drought, some areas were losing half of their water supply because of leaks
While the country faced water restrictions, 50% of water was leaking in some Irish Water schemes.
# feelin hot hot hot
What county got the most sunshine during June and July? Met Éíreann has been crunching the numbers
The hottest day of the year occurred on 28 June at Shannon Airport.
# hot weather
It's still going to be hot this week ... but cloudy skies and scattered showers are on their way
Meanwhile, Irish Water has warned that water supplies may be at risk of significant restrictions or outages until the end of the year.
# danger danger
'Severe safety risk': Public warned not to fly drones above wildfires
Yesterday marked the sixth consecutive day that the Defence Forces deployed the Air Corps to assist firefighting operations.
# hot weather
Air Corps deployed to battle blazes in six different counties
The Air Corps has responded to requests in Dublin, Wicklow, Limerick, Cork, Tipperary and Offaly.
# Infestation
How to protect your home from becoming fly-infested in the heatwave
More flies causing annoyance as the hot weather soars – what can you do about the pests?
# hot weather
Irish Water has imposed a hosepipe ban in Greater Dublin Area from Monday
Section 56 (16) of the Water Services Act 2007 allows for an effective ‘hosepipe ban’.
# Kilmacanogue
Defence Forces called in as fire crews battle blazes in Co Wicklow
Top temperatures across the country have ranged between 26 and 30 degrees today, according to Met Éireann.
# save water
Water levels to be dropped in Dublin as temperatures soar
Irish Water has asked the public to conserve water where possible during the hot weather.
# Heatwave
Irish Water says Dublin water restrictions could be 'unavoidable' as hot weather persists
“This is a very serious situation and we are seeking the public’s help,” Irish Water said.
# #HomelessHydration
Concerned charity takes to the streets to provide water to homeless people as temperatures increase
This week homeless charity ICHH are supplying water and sunscreen to homeless people in need in Dublin
# hot dogs
We could be heading into a heatwave - here are some tips on keeping your pets cool and happy
Temperatures are set to soar in the coming days. Here’s some advice.
# three pumps
Photos: Dublin Fire Brigade battles gorse fire near Howth Head as hot weather persists
Thunderstorms were forecast elsewhere but Dublin baked in sunshine as gorse fires rage.
# Dress Code
This guy was told he couldn't wear shorts to work during the heatwave, so he wore a dress instead
Women are allowed wear dresses to keep cool, so?
# hot hot hot
It looks like today will be one of the hottest days of the year
Ask your boss if you can work outside today.
# scorchio
Break out the shades - next week looks like it could be a scorcher...
It won’t be quite a heat wave, but it won’t be far off it either.
# irish gals
9 struggles all Irish girls face in the summer
Such a love hate relationship with that sun.
# twitterati
Rob Kearney enjoyed the hot weather as much as you! It's the sporting tweets of the week
Also featuring James O’Donoghue, Dietmar Hamann and Shane Lowry
# whether the weather
Forecaster predicts scorching temperatures of 99 degrees in BBC weather fail
Ninety-nine degrees? That’s a bit hot for us now.
# mesh
10 items of sunny-day wear we should banish forever
The sun can sometimes bring out the ugly side of our wardrobes.