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#Hurricane

From TheJournal.ie Drivers warned about hazardous conditions as tail end of Hurricane Ophelia heads towards Ireland Rain Rain Go Away

Drivers warned about hazardous conditions as tail end of Hurricane Ophelia heads towards Ireland

Storm force winds and outbreaks of heavy rain could be on the way.

From TheJournal.ie Is Ireland about to meet a hurricane called Ophelia? Shakespearean Storm

Is Ireland about to meet a hurricane called Ophelia?

Well no, probably not. It’s more likely to be a tropical storm, according to Met Éireann. We’re set for a rough start to next week though.

From TheJournal.ie Storm Nate kills 22 as it batters Central America on way to US America-bound

Storm Nate kills 22 as it batters Central America on way to US

The country hardest hit was Nicaragua.

From TheJournal.ie Donald Trump has dedicated a golf tournament victory to hurricane victims Puerto Rico This post contains videos

Donald Trump has dedicated a golf tournament victory to hurricane victims

The Presidents Cup was won by the USA.

From TheJournal.ie The tail end of two hurricanes means a wet weekend Oh Lee

The tail end of two hurricanes means a wet weekend

Into Sunday, a spell of rain will extend eastwards across the country, turning heavy in places.

From TheJournal.ie Whole of Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Maria hammers through the island Crumbling Infrastructure

Whole of Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Maria hammers through the island

People calling local radio stations reported that doors were flying off hinges and a water tank flew away in the island’s southern region.

From TheJournal.ie Irma downgraded to tropical storm but 6.2 million Florida homes lose electricity Hurricane

Irma downgraded to tropical storm but 6.2 million Florida homes lose electricity

Hurricane Irma hit Florida with winds of up to 210 kilometres per hour last night.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida Emergency

Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida

A total of 6.3 million people have been ordered to evacuate the southern US State.

From TheJournal.ie Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named

The practice of assigning names to storms began in the 1950s.

From TheJournal.ie Dolphins airlifted to safety by helicopter in advance of Hurricane Irma Cuba

Dolphins airlifted to safety by helicopter in advance of Hurricane Irma

The six male dolphins were placed on foam mattresses and flown to the southwestern side of Cuba to avoid the storm landfall.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane Irma leaves at least 15 dead as 500,000 people ordered to evacuate Florida 'Be Careful. Be Safe'
From TheJournal.ie People urged to take shelter as the most powerful Atlantic storm in history starts to hit Hurricane Irma

People urged to take shelter as the most powerful Atlantic storm in history starts to hit

Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba and possibly Florida will be hit by the hurricane.

From TheJournal.ie Florida declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma becomes a Category Five Storm

Florida declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma becomes a Category Five

The storm is also is expected to “cause life-threatening surf and rip current condition.”.

From TheJournal.ie Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey Flooding

Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey

At least 42 people have been killed and up to 50,000 homes damaged.

From TheJournal.ie Trump to seek approval for nearly €5 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief funding Texas

Trump to seek approval for nearly €5 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief funding

The eventual cost of damage caused by Harvey could be more expensive than Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in 2005.

From TheJournal.ie 'A bigger heart than anyone I know': Families pay tribute to Hurricane Harvey victims Texas

'A bigger heart than anyone I know': Families pay tribute to Hurricane Harvey victims

The category 4 hurricane has left a trail of destruction in its wake since making landfall last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Trump visits disaster zone battered by Hurricane Harvey Texas This post contains videos

Trump visits disaster zone battered by Hurricane Harvey

“It’s historic, it’s epic, but I tell you, it happened in Texas — and Texas can handle anything.”

From TheJournal.ie Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey HURRICANE HARVEY

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey

The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.

From TheJournal.ie 'Catastrophic, life-threatening': Hurricane Harvey is battering Texas but is beginning to slow down Harvey Dent-ed This post contains videos

'Catastrophic, life-threatening': Hurricane Harvey is battering Texas but is beginning to slow down

President Donald Trump granted Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s request to declare a “major disaster” zone in the state.

From TheJournal.ie Don't forget the brolly: Heavy rain and localised flooding expected across the country Gert

Don't forget the brolly: Heavy rain and localised flooding expected across the country

The remnants of Hurricane Gert have arrived.

From TheJournal.ie After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti Haiti

After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti

Families with destroyed homes and shattered livelihoods waited and prayed for help. Food and clean water were scarce to nonexistent.

From TheJournal.ie US braces for Hurricane Matthew as worst Caribbean storm in a decade kills 27 Sandbags At The Ready

US braces for Hurricane Matthew as worst Caribbean storm in a decade kills 27

After it wreaked havoc in the Caribbean, the storm could make landfall in Florida this evening.

From TheJournal.ie Evacuations in US after 'monster storm' Matthew kills 9 in Caribbean Hurricane Matthew

Evacuations in US after 'monster storm' Matthew kills 9 in Caribbean

The death toll is expected to rise as the storm pummels the Bahamas on its way to the US.

From TheJournal.ie PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti Category Four Storm

PICTURES: Thousands flee as Hurricane Matthew slams into Haiti

In nearby Jamaica, officials said the army and military reserves were called up to help deal with hurricane damage.

From TheJournal.ie WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic No Smooth Sailing This post contains videos

WATCH: Cruise ship forced to turn around after sailing into hurricane-force winds in the Atlantic

The Royal Caribbean cruise liner was hit by 30 foot waves and 150mph winds.

From TheJournal.ie The weather is getting weirder. There's a hurricane FIVE MONTHS before hurricane season Hurricane Alex

The weather is getting weirder. There's a hurricane FIVE MONTHS before hurricane season

Hurricane Alex is the first Atlantic hurricane to form in January in 78 years.

From The42 Another Kiwi bound for London Irish as 'Canes back James Marshall signs up Exiles This post contains videos

Another Kiwi bound for London Irish as 'Canes back James Marshall signs up

The Taranaki man will see out this season in Wellington before heading to London.

From TheJournal.ie The strongest hurricane ever has made landfall... but it wasn't as bad as expected Hurricane Patricia

The strongest hurricane ever has made landfall... but it wasn't as bad as expected

Emergency services are still on standby as the storm weakens.

Is Hurricane Joaquin heading to Ireland?

It’s making its way towards Europe, but where will it end up?

From TheJournal.ie Nine dead after violent storm swept across Europe Hurricane

Nine dead after violent storm swept across Europe

Three drivers in Germany were killed by falling trees.

From TheJournal.ie Careful out there, there are even rogue wheelie bins flying about* Gonzalo

Careful out there, there are even rogue wheelie bins flying about*

*well, one rogue wheelie bin anyway.

From TheJournal.ie Arthur kicks off US hurricane season, dampens July 4th celebrations And The Lightning Strikes

Arthur kicks off US hurricane season, dampens July 4th celebrations

Florida and Carolina are taking the brunt of the wind and waves.

From TheJournal.ie Hurricane churning just off North Carolina, it's expected to hit tonight Arthur

Hurricane churning just off North Carolina, it's expected to hit tonight

Hurricane Arthur is disrupting plans for Americans celebrating their independence day holiday.

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

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning as things get back to normal after the bank holiday weekend.

Family lose dog during Hurricane Sandy, find it almost two years later in a pound

Hurricane Sandy hit in October 2012. Last week, the James family finally found their dog Reckless.

From The42 The man the authorities came to blame, Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, dies aged 76 RIP

The man the authorities came to blame, Rubin 'Hurricane' Carter, dies aged 76

The former boxer passed away in Toronto this morning.

From The42 'There are a lack of stars in Brazilian football," says legendary winger Jairzinho Criticism

'There are a lack of stars in Brazilian football," says legendary winger Jairzinho

The dashing winger known as the “Hurricane” remains the only man to score in every round of the World Cup.

From TheJournal.ie Why Storm Christine wasn't actually called Storm Christine Storm Ireland

Why Storm Christine wasn't actually called Storm Christine

It was loud and impressive but what was it called?

From TheJournal.ie On this day in 1839 Ireland experienced its worst storm in 300 years Storm

On this day in 1839 Ireland experienced its worst storm in 300 years

The night of the ‘Big Wind’ took place overnight from 6-7 January 1839 causing damage to a quarter of all Dublin houses.