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Huge fire at coffin makers in Strabane as witnesses report lightning strike
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Huge fire at coffin makers in Strabane as witnesses report lightning strike

Jul 4th 2021, 5:59 PM 39,984 Views 21 Comments

A thunderstorm warning is place in Tyrone and 13 other counties.

Some breaks from the rain expected tomorrow but it will be very wet indeed on Sunday
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Some breaks from the rain expected tomorrow but it will be very wet indeed on Sunday

May 21st 2021, 5:36 PM 18,703 Views 7 Comments

A mix of showers and sunny spells is set to continue over the weekend, with possible spot flooding on Sunday.

Ciara Mageean smashes Sonia O'Sullivan's national record with blistering 1,000m time
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Ciara Mageean smashes Sonia O'Sullivan's national record with blistering 1,000m time

Aug 14th 2020, 9:39 PM 16,648 Views 6 Comments

Mageean’s time was the ninth-fastest ever run over 1,000m by a woman.

Nine cows killed in lightning strike during thunderstorms in Clare
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Nine cows killed in lightning strike during thunderstorms in Clare

Jun 15th 2020, 9:31 AM 73,960 Views 64 Comments

Locals reported several claps of thunder and a lot of lightning.

Weather warning issued: Expect heavy rain and intense thunderstorms tomorrow
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# Incoming

Weather warning issued: Expect heavy rain and intense thunderstorms tomorrow

May 31st 2018, 1:30 PM 121,454 Views 43 Comments

The thunder and lightning will be intense in localised areas – other parts of the country will escape.

Passengers left stranded at Stansted Airport over lightning strikes
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# Going Nowhere

Passengers left stranded at Stansted Airport over lightning strikes

May 27th 2018, 1:32 PM 18,253 Views 14 Comments

Flights to Dublin are among those affected.

Fewer people in US are dying after being struck by lightning - here's why
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# Bad Weather

Fewer people in US are dying after being struck by lightning - here's why

Aug 20th 2017, 10:30 AM 30,423 Views 24 Comments

Taking the growing population into account, the lightning death rate has shrunk more than 40-fold since recordkeeping began in 1940.

Power outages in Cork after thunder and lightning last night
# Weather Warning
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# Weather Warning

Power outages in Cork after thunder and lightning last night

Jul 19th 2017, 9:07 AM 36,346 Views 17 Comments

There is still a high risk of thunder and localised flooding.

TG4 are keeping their Halloween prank going as it goes viral around the world
# Missing
# Missing

TG4 are keeping their Halloween prank going as it goes viral around the world

Nov 2nd 2016, 7:55 AM 6,514 Views 0 Comments

Wowza.

Bolt reigns supreme! Sprint king retains 200m crown in Olympic farewell
# Lightning
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Bolt reigns supreme! Sprint king retains 200m crown in Olympic farewell

Aug 19th 2016, 2:54 AM 34,701 Views 39 Comments

Bolt wins third straight 200m title, beating rising star Andre de Grasse into second.

Man and two children struck by lightning in Northern Ireland
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# Lisburn

Man and two children struck by lightning in Northern Ireland

Jun 7th 2016, 4:19 PM 21,085 Views 10 Comments

The man and one of the children are in critical condition.

Thousands left without power due to lightning strikes
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# Thunderstorms

Thousands left without power due to lightning strikes

Jun 6th 2016, 5:10 PM 38,076 Views 32 Comments

A thunderstorm warning came into effect at midday today.

Eight people seriously injured after being struck by lightning in Germany
# Storms
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Eight people seriously injured after being struck by lightning in Germany

Jun 4th 2016, 12:27 PM 13,928 Views 8 Comments

France, Germany and other parts of western and central Europe have been battered by deadly storms and floods over the past week.

Chelsea started brilliantly before being pegged back at the Bridge
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# Lightning

Chelsea started brilliantly before being pegged back at the Bridge

Oct 31st 2015, 1:12 PM 7,382 Views 12 Comments

The sides are facing-off in today’s lunchtime kick-off.

Lightning caused the biggest headache for telly transmissions in 12 years yesterday
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# Saorview

Lightning caused the biggest headache for telly transmissions in 12 years yesterday

Jul 6th 2015, 12:22 PM 20,087 Views 14 Comments

A lightning strike in Louth caused damage to a 2rn mast and ESB substation.

Last night's lightning storms proved that nobody knows how to spell lightning
# Lightening
# Lightening

Last night's lightning storms proved that nobody knows how to spell lightning

Jul 4th 2015, 9:13 AM 4,944 Views 3 Comments

L I G H T N I N G

33 people injured after lightning struck German music festival
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# Rock Am Ring

33 people injured after lightning struck German music festival

Jun 6th 2015, 5:12 PM 16,310 Views 19 Comments

All of those injured have been taken to hospital.

This lightning strike in Dublin was a little too close for comfort
# Yikes!
# Yikes!

This lightning strike in Dublin was a little too close for comfort

May 19th 2015, 10:00 PM 5,819 Views 2 Comments

And loud. Very, very loud.

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Watch: This lightning strike in Dublin was a little too close for comfort

May 19th 2015, 9:16 PM 52,638 Views 29 Comments

And loud. Very, very loud.

This is the first-ever image of thunder
# Brewing Up A Storm
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# Brewing Up A Storm

This is the first-ever image of thunder

May 6th 2015, 10:30 PM 15,333 Views 8 Comments

It was taken using acoustic imaging.

Peruvian footballer struck by lightning during match survives despite reports suggesting he had died
# Lucky Escape
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# Lucky Escape

Peruvian footballer struck by lightning during match survives despite reports suggesting he had died

Dec 10th 2014, 5:34 PM 5,518 Views 5 Comments

A linesman was also injured in the freak accident.

This is what a lightning storm looks like from space
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# ISS

This is what a lightning storm looks like from space

Oct 14th 2014, 6:18 PM 7,645 Views 6 Comments

It was filmed from the International Space Station from Commander Reid Wiseman.

Eleven people killed by lightning in freak accident
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# Colombia

Eleven people killed by lightning in freak accident

Oct 7th 2014, 9:28 AM 12,404 Views 6 Comments

Fifteen others were injured at the remote mountainous area.

Man killed as 13 hit by lightning on busy beach
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# Los Angeles

Man killed as 13 hit by lightning on busy beach

Jul 28th 2014, 8:02 AM 22,969 Views 12 Comments

The man was hit on the popular Venice Beach after being caught in a thunderstorm.

Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork

Jul 18th 2014, 9:27 AM 7,213 Views 0 Comments

Wow.

This map shows why you didn't sleep last night
# Jumpin Jack Flash
# Jumpin Jack Flash

This map shows why you didn't sleep last night

Jul 18th 2014, 8:34 AM 5,935 Views 1 Comment

Grand soft day.

Watch downtown Chicago get hit by a triple lightning strike in this incredible video
# Never Strikes Twice
# Never Strikes Twice

Watch downtown Chicago get hit by a triple lightning strike in this incredible video

Jul 2nd 2014, 1:50 PM 2,757 Views 3 Comments

The city’s three tallest skyscrapers were struck simultaneously and captured on film.

Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space?
# Reid Wiseman
# Reid Wiseman

Ever wonder what lightning on Earth looks like from space?

Jun 27th 2014, 10:26 PM 15,132 Views 15 Comments

It’s been captured in Vine format, something astronauts on the ISS are mad for these days.

Check out at all the lightning strikes over Ireland yesterday
# And The Thunder Rolls
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# And The Thunder Rolls

Check out at all the lightning strikes over Ireland yesterday

Jun 11th 2014, 12:50 PM 18,006 Views 20 Comments

On average, approximately 10 to 20 percent of all lightning over Ireland are cloud-to-ground strikes.

This is why you shouldn't stand under a tree during a thunderstorm
# Jumpin Jack Flash
# Jumpin Jack Flash

This is why you shouldn't stand under a tree during a thunderstorm

Jun 8th 2014, 4:18 PM 4,137 Views 4 Comments

Lightning strikes… fear into our hearts.

Australian Open weather: good for photography, not great for tennis
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# Bolt

Australian Open weather: good for photography, not great for tennis

Jan 16th 2014, 2:46 PM 2,778 Views 0 Comments

The extreme heat in Melbourne forced organisers to suspend the tournament for several hours on Thursday.

WATCH: Lightning strikes church in Clonmel
# Wild Wild Weather
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# Wild Wild Weather

WATCH: Lightning strikes church in Clonmel

Dec 21st 2013, 6:56 PM 31,667 Views 32 Comments

APOCALYPTIC.

VIDEO: Lightning strikes a moving train in Japan
# Japan
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VIDEO: Lightning strikes a moving train in Japan

Aug 14th 2013, 9:37 AM 11,281 Views 26 Comments

Nobody was injured in the terrifying and dramatic incident.

Oh dear... there's a risk of more flash flooding today
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Oh dear... there's a risk of more flash flooding today

Jul 27th 2013, 10:54 AM 11,025 Views 21 Comments

Showers will be heavy in some parts of the country today, with scattered thunderstorms expected. And as for tomorrow…

Pics: Flooding reported as thunderstorm hits Dublin
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Pics: Flooding reported as thunderstorm hits Dublin

Jul 26th 2013, 5:37 PM 36,248 Views 79 Comments

Even Dublin City Council offices have been affected, with water entering the main lobby.

Around 3,000 homes without power after overnight storms
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Around 3,000 homes without power after overnight storms

Jul 25th 2013, 10:13 AM 6,676 Views 15 Comments

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

This is what a bolt of lightning did to a house in Tipperary today...
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This is what a bolt of lightning did to a house in Tipperary today...

May 17th 2013, 8:32 PM 37,539 Views 34 Comments

The lightning made holes in the concrete wall and sockets inside the home were blown.

Irish climber Ian McKeever dies on Mt Kilimanjaro
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# RIP

Irish climber Ian McKeever dies on Mt Kilimanjaro

Jan 3rd 2013, 7:35 AM 20,604 Views 21 Comments

The well-known figure in adventure sports was leading a group of charity fundraisers up the mountain when lightning struck.

Lightning strike cuts electricity to 11,000 homes in Wexford
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# Power Cut

Lightning strike cuts electricity to 11,000 homes in Wexford

Aug 29th 2012, 9:18 AM 4,331 Views 3 Comments

ESB Networks says a transformer was damaged during storms, and that crews are working to restore power.

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