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#Severe Weather

November rain makes Dublin the wettest spot in the country (and wettest it's been for four years)
# Soppin'
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# Soppin'

November rain makes Dublin the wettest spot in the country (and wettest it's been for four years)

Nov 26th 2019, 12:53 PM 33,212 Views 37 Comments

It’s not all about Dublin we know, but there has been some remarkable rain there this month.

Lorenzo batters the Azores with 100mph winds
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# On Its Way

Lorenzo batters the Azores with 100mph winds

Oct 2nd 2019, 6:40 PM 63,167 Views 27 Comments

Lorenzo is currently still a post-tropical cyclone over the Atlantic but will have downgraded by the time it reaches Ireland tomorrow.

Businesses refused insurance to get 'quick' payments for severe weather flood damage
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Businesses refused insurance to get 'quick' payments for severe weather flood damage

Nov 27th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,159 Views 5 Comments

The scheme is for businesses and organisations who have been refused insurance.

A US sitcom, pronunciation and Irish 'imbalance' among concerns raised in naming of 2018-19 storms
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# Met Éireann

A US sitcom, pronunciation and Irish 'imbalance' among concerns raised in naming of 2018-19 storms

Oct 21st 2018, 12:05 AM 49,999 Views 27 Comments

Emails released under the Freedom of Information Act reveal how Met Éireann and the UK Met Office named this year’s storms.

Warnings of 'catastrophic flooding' as Florence upgraded to category 4 hurricane
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# Hurricane Florence

Warnings of 'catastrophic flooding' as Florence upgraded to category 4 hurricane

Sep 10th 2018, 6:30 PM 42,684 Views 11 Comments

Governors of three states have declared an emergency.

'There are fights and even injuries': Indian water crisis causes daily desperation
# WATER SHORTAGE
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# WATER SHORTAGE

'There are fights and even injuries': Indian water crisis causes daily desperation

Jun 10th 2018, 3:30 AM 9,657 Views 13 Comments

There are tense scenes on a daily basis as temperatures soar and India experiences water shortages.

Government to block proposals to close all places of work during Status Red weather alerts
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# Shut Up Shop

Government to block proposals to close all places of work during Status Red weather alerts

Apr 18th 2018, 7:30 AM 33,640 Views 41 Comments

During Storm Ophelia last year, there was confusion as to whether all businesses should close, and if people should go to work or remain at home.

Call for schools to open on Saturdays to make up for 'snow days'
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# Thanks Emma

Call for schools to open on Saturdays to make up for 'snow days'

Mar 7th 2018, 6:25 PM 67,010 Views 108 Comments

It’s been suggested that it would be unreasonable to make up the days during Easter.

All non-urgent outpatient procedures in Leinster and Munster cancelled
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# Severe Weather

All non-urgent outpatient procedures in Leinster and Munster cancelled

Feb 28th 2018, 5:45 PM 11,529 Views 15 Comments

Three children’s hospitals are also cancelling planned admissions and outpatient appointments.

Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters
# Ophelia
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# Ophelia

Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters

Oct 16th 2017, 6:23 PM 41,978 Views 65 Comments

Most people are obeying the Coast Guard’s warnings to stay away from the coast.

Four weather warnings issued as heavy rain and wind set to batter coastal counties
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# Spot Flooding

Four weather warnings issued as heavy rain and wind set to batter coastal counties

Jan 25th 2016, 11:18 PM 57,329 Views 23 Comments

The gardaí and local authorities have advised people to be extra vigilant, with some flooding expected.

PICTURES: Irish towns continue to battle against floods
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# Storm Frank

PICTURES: Irish towns continue to battle against floods

Jan 2nd 2016, 6:04 PM 33,053 Views 27 Comments

Houses and businesses have been destroyed in towns across the country.

10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland
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# Rescue

10 adults and two children rescued from bus caught in severe floodwater in Scotland

Dec 31st 2015, 10:10 AM 9,905 Views 1 Comment

Emergency services were called to the scene yesterday afternoon.

Hundreds of troops deployed as UK hit by 'unprecedented' flooding
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# Rising Waters

Hundreds of troops deployed as UK hit by 'unprecedented' flooding

Dec 28th 2015, 8:25 AM 18,912 Views 29 Comments

Another thousand are on standby as further bad weather is expected.

Better late than never! It's going to hit 24 degrees today
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# Here Comes The Summer Sun

Better late than never! It's going to hit 24 degrees today

Aug 13th 2015, 8:11 AM 29,745 Views 24 Comments

Dust off the swimming togs.

Crews 'working against the clock' but 80,000 to remain without power overnight
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# Stormwatch

Crews 'working against the clock' but 80,000 to remain without power overnight

Feb 13th 2014, 6:47 PM 13,467 Views 29 Comments

Clare County Council has issued a flood and storm warning in advance of the severe weather conditions expected over the next 48 hours.

Emergency services and local authorities remain on high alert over flooding
# Not Over Yet
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# Not Over Yet

Emergency services and local authorities remain on high alert over flooding

Feb 9th 2014, 4:38 PM 12,573 Views 5 Comments

The orange weather alert has been lifted but more stormy weather is expected over the next week.

Heaviest snow in decades leaves 11 dead, over 1,000 injured in Japan
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# Severe Weather

Heaviest snow in decades leaves 11 dead, over 1,000 injured in Japan

Feb 9th 2014, 2:29 PM 15,878 Views 46 Comments

Most of the deaths involved road crashes and many of the injuries were caused by falls on the ice.

Heavy rain, strong gales and high tides causing flooding and road closures
# Outside Is Frightful
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# Outside Is Frightful

Heavy rain, strong gales and high tides causing flooding and road closures

Jan 1st 2014, 1:36 PM 24,414 Views 28 Comments

A number of travel routes in coastal areas of Louth, Dublin and Wicklow with AA Roadwatch urging motorists to take extra care.

'Status red' warning as stormy weather expected tonight
# Code Red
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# Code Red

'Status red' warning as stormy weather expected tonight

Dec 18th 2013, 11:15 AM 23,471 Views 61 Comments

The coastal counties of Connacht and west Ulster will bare the brunt of the storm with gusts of up to 150km/h.

At least four killed as massive cyclone hits India coast
# Cyclone Phailin
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# Cyclone Phailin

At least four killed as massive cyclone hits India coast

Oct 12th 2013, 2:58 PM 6,058 Views 8 Comments

With gusts of up to 240 kilometres per hour, the cyclone may be the most powerful to hit the area since 1999, when more than 8,000 people were killed.

Two climbers rescued from snow gully in Derry
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# Rescue

Two climbers rescued from snow gully in Derry

Mar 28th 2013, 8:27 PM 7,903 Views 14 Comments

The two male climbers got into difficulty at Binevengh Mountain but were not injured in the incident.

Bundle up: Snow, frost and icy conditions ahead
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# Brrrr

Bundle up: Snow, frost and icy conditions ahead

Mar 9th 2013, 1:44 PM 25,259 Views 41 Comments

Snow showers will drift in from the Irish Sea on Monday morning but should clear up later in the day.

In pics and video: Australian floods peaking with thousands in shelters
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# Australia

In pics and video: Australian floods peaking with thousands in shelters

Jan 29th 2013, 8:02 AM 6,287 Views 4 Comments

In Queensland a tropical cyclone sparked tornadaoes and created sea foam that came to shore.

The Evening Fix...now with added festive lunges
# Need To Know
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# Need To Know

The Evening Fix...now with added festive lunges

Dec 15th 2012, 7:55 PM 12,477 Views 0 Comments

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

Coast Guard issues warning as further gales and flooding forecast
# For Fluich Sake
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# For Fluich Sake

Coast Guard issues warning as further gales and flooding forecast

Dec 14th 2012, 8:30 PM 12,524 Views 5 Comments

The public is advised to stay away from the shoreline and to avoid venturing out unnecessarily when gale force conditions are forecast.

Shatter says Government is prepared for 'unpredictable' Irish winter
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# Winter

Shatter says Government is prepared for 'unpredictable' Irish winter

Nov 9th 2012, 9:37 PM 16,585 Views 77 Comments

At the start of this winter 210,000 tonnes of salt will be available and are strategically located across the country.

America prepares for superstorm
# Frankenstorm
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# Frankenstorm

America prepares for superstorm

Oct 27th 2012, 7:39 AM 8,118 Views 23 Comments

Hurricane Sandy could mix with a winter storm to create what has been dubbed ‘Frankenstorm’.

Hurricane Sandy kills 21 in Caribbean, takes aim at US
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# Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy kills 21 in Caribbean, takes aim at US

Oct 26th 2012, 7:31 AM 4,838 Views 2 Comments

Forecasters have warned that the massive hurricane could now merge with North American weather systems and morph into a powerful hybrid that US media have dubbed a “Frankenstorm.”

Councils use new service MapAlerter to spread information to public
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# Alerts

Councils use new service MapAlerter to spread information to public

Oct 7th 2012, 7:45 AM 8,041 Views 20 Comments

The creator of the service said it could be a crucial tool for councils this winter during severe weather conditions.

Powerful typhoon hits Japan mainland
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Powerful typhoon hits Japan mainland

Sep 30th 2012, 12:48 PM 5,352 Views 1 Comment

A 29-year-old man was swept away by high waves when Jelawat hit Okinawa and was later confirmed dead, while at least 140 people were injured.

Floods kill six in southern Spain
# Spain
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# Spain

Floods kill six in southern Spain

Sep 29th 2012, 10:45 AM 5,974 Views 4 Comments

At least 600 people had to be evacuated from their homes in the Andalusia region yesterday.

South Africa: Weather forecasters could face jail for getting it wrong
# South Africa
# South Africa

South Africa: Weather forecasters could face jail for getting it wrong

Jan 14th 2012, 2:59 PM 924 Views 1 Comment

Independent weather forecasters could face up to ten years in prison for incorrectly issuing severe weather warnings.

In Photos: Tornado strikes New Zealand city
# New Zealand
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# New Zealand

In Photos: Tornado strikes New Zealand city

May 3rd 2011, 10:22 AM 1,053 Views 0 Comments

The powerful storm has killed at least one person and caused huge damage in the Auckland suburb of Albany.

Dad and son killed by tree limb during US tornado
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Dad and son killed by tree limb during US tornado

Apr 5th 2011, 9:54 PM 1,129 Views 0 Comments

Severe storms pound southern states, killing at least eight people and destroying property.

Snowfall and icy conditions predicted by weekend
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# Brrr

Snowfall and icy conditions predicted by weekend

Jan 5th 2011, 1:32 PM 605 Views 0 Comments

Wintry weather set to continue over the coming weekend, according to meteorologists.