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Heavy flooding in South Dublin as thunderstorm warning in effect for much of the country
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Heavy flooding in South Dublin as thunderstorm warning in effect for much of the country

Updated Aug 21st 2021, 4:18 PM 93,766 Views 37 Comments

Weather conditions over the weekend are conducive to the spread of potato blight, Met Éireann said.

Thousands flee as Typhoon Vamco nears Vietnam
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Thousands flee as Typhoon Vamco nears Vietnam

Nov 14th 2020, 9:52 AM 16,788 Views 3 Comments

Thousands of people have fled their homes ahead of the typhoon making landfall.

Saidhbhín, Christoph and Phoebe: Names of 2020-2021 storms announced
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Saidhbhín, Christoph and Phoebe: Names of 2020-2021 storms announced

Sep 1st 2020, 8:39 AM 36,801 Views 33 Comments

The naming of storms has been shown to raise awareness of severe weather and help people stay safe.

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US
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Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US

Jan 12th 2020, 11:30 AM 19,926 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power from Texas to Michigan.

Ciara, Hugh, Liam, Maura: Met Éireann has released this year's list of winter storm names
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Ciara, Hugh, Liam, Maura: Met Éireann has released this year's list of winter storm names

Sep 6th 2019, 12:12 AM 35,655 Views 34 Comments

It’s the fifth year that the forecaster will take part in the ‘Name Our Storms’ scheme.

Heavy snowfall engulfs parts of Europe with several deaths and widespread disruption
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Heavy snowfall engulfs parts of Europe with several deaths and widespread disruption

Jan 11th 2019, 1:17 PM 51,640 Views 25 Comments

Snow in parts of Austria and southern Germany has been causing widespread issues in recent days.

Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy
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# Stranded Tourists

Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy

Updated Oct 30th 2018, 10:07 PM 44,698 Views 14 Comments

Water in St Mark’s Square rose to a near record-breaking 156cm.

Are You More Like Storm Ophelia Or Storm Emma?
# Beast From The East
# Beast From The East

Are You More Like Storm Ophelia Or Storm Emma?

Mar 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 6,052 Views 1 Comment

We all know which one is the cool storm.

Poll: Do you take weather warnings more seriously when storms have names?
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Poll: Do you take weather warnings more seriously when storms have names?

Jan 19th 2018, 12:45 PM 16,029 Views 40 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

Brewing up a storm? War of words between UK and Irish forecasters over naming of 'Fionn'
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# Stormy McStormface

Brewing up a storm? War of words between UK and Irish forecasters over naming of 'Fionn'

Jan 18th 2018, 2:27 PM 56,599 Views 75 Comments

A storm? Channel 4′s weatherman reckoned it was tantamount to “naming raindrops”.

There's been a rise in weather-related disasters of almost 50% and it's being blamed on climate change
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# Day After Tomorrow

There's been a rise in weather-related disasters of almost 50% and it's being blamed on climate change

Oct 31st 2017, 6:00 AM 11,687 Views 79 Comments

Between 2007 and 2016, there was a 46% increases in the number of weather-related disasters.

Government looking to develop app for serious weather alerts
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Government looking to develop app for serious weather alerts

Sep 21st 2017, 6:10 AM 6,667 Views 31 Comments

Many said they were caught completely off guard by the weather in Donegal last month.

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

Sep 9th 2017, 11:00 AM 12,442 Views 8 Comments

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

Storm Conor a damp squib as Ireland enjoys mild Christmas Day
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# You'll Do Nothin'

Storm Conor a damp squib as Ireland enjoys mild Christmas Day

Dec 25th 2016, 10:20 AM 13,908 Views 14 Comments

There will be some gale force winds tonight, however.

After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti
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After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti

Oct 16th 2016, 7:40 AM 5,734 Views 6 Comments

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

Heads up, Oisíns - Storm Oisín will be hitting Ireland and the UK next year
# Storm Oisin
# Storm Oisin

Heads up, Oisíns - Storm Oisín will be hitting Ireland and the UK next year

Sep 19th 2016, 2:37 PM 7,130 Views 7 Comments

You know what that means. STORM OYSIN!

Met Éireann complaint says calling storms after Christian names is 'very unfair'
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Met Éireann complaint says calling storms after Christian names is 'very unfair'

Aug 7th 2016, 7:15 AM 28,175 Views 65 Comments

Over a 10 month period, Met Éireann received 112 complaints from members of the public.

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

Jun 4th 2016, 12:27 PM 13,930 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.

Definitive proof that umbrellas just don't work in Ireland
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# Umbrellas

Definitive proof that umbrellas just don't work in Ireland

Jan 27th 2016, 10:21 AM 6,003 Views 1 Comment

Stop with the umbrellas, it’s pointless.

Ireland is exposed to extreme weather in a manner we have never seen before
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Ireland is exposed to extreme weather in a manner we have never seen before

Jan 6th 2016, 5:00 PM 604 Views 134 Comments

Extreme weather events are inevitable, flooding doesn’t have to be, writes Eamon Ryan.

Met Éireann has been crunching the numbers on our 'highly abnormal' December
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Met Éireann has been crunching the numbers on our 'highly abnormal' December

Jan 5th 2016, 3:47 PM 22,070 Views 37 Comments

Gerald Fleming called it “unprecedented in terms of our memory and records”. And here are the stats to prove it…

Every Single Winter Storm Name of 2015, Rated
# What's In A Name
# What's In A Name

Every Single Winter Storm Name of 2015, Rated

Dec 29th 2015, 11:47 AM 5,450 Views 1 Comment

Storm Desmond, Storm Eva, Storm Frank, Storm Gertrude — we’ve rated ‘em all.

The deadliest storms to ever hit Europe
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The deadliest storms to ever hit Europe

Dec 14th 2015, 6:10 AM 44,519 Views 25 Comments

The worst year was 1999 when two storms resulted in 140 fatalities.

Barney, Clodagh and Wilbert - here's what we'll be calling storms from now on
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Barney, Clodagh and Wilbert - here's what we'll be calling storms from now on

Oct 20th 2015, 8:44 AM 33,501 Views 22 Comments

Members of the public got to choose the names.

'Storm Enda' won't be knocking over bins and upturning sheds this winter
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# Enda The Terrible

'Storm Enda' won't be knocking over bins and upturning sheds this winter

Sep 27th 2015, 7:45 AM 8,954 Views 13 Comments

We won’t be getting a ‘Storm Michael’ either.

Poll: Which Irish sports star should we name our next storm after?
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Poll: Which Irish sports star should we name our next storm after?

Sep 12th 2015, 8:30 PM 21,419 Views 52 Comments

Storm Katie? Storm Conor?

WATCH: This is what the weather looks like in Galway tonight
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WATCH: This is what the weather looks like in Galway tonight

Aug 3rd 2015, 11:58 PM 54,200 Views 42 Comments

Quick reminder: It’s August.

It's 30 degrees in Boston, but there are still massive piles of filthy snow on the ground
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It's 30 degrees in Boston, but there are still massive piles of filthy snow on the ground

May 28th 2015, 10:00 PM 40,534 Views 17 Comments

“We’re finding crazy stuff: bicycles, orange cones, half a $5 bill.”

'A lot of people have no where to call home': Three dead as storms hit New South Wales
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'A lot of people have no where to call home': Three dead as storms hit New South Wales

Apr 21st 2015, 7:50 AM 13,177 Views 6 Comments

Five inches of rain fell over 24 hours.

ESB has restored power to 12,500 homes....7,500 still to go
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ESB has restored power to 12,500 homes....7,500 still to go

Oct 9th 2014, 8:01 AM 6,709 Views 22 Comments

A severe storm with lightning strikes caused the power outages.

Russian man reverses out of his garage straight into a massive tornado
# Windy Out
# Windy Out

Russian man reverses out of his garage straight into a massive tornado

Sep 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 18,021 Views 12 Comments

The footage is INTENSE.

Last winter was the stormiest ever on record for Ireland
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Last winter was the stormiest ever on record for Ireland

Aug 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,801 Views 19 Comments

Climatologists have concluded that both the frequency and intensity of the storms makes them unique in 143 years.

Rain cheque as storm payouts wipe almost €20 million off FBD's profits
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Rain cheque as storm payouts wipe almost €20 million off FBD's profits

Aug 26th 2014, 10:32 AM 6,675 Views 15 Comments

Analysts think that the insurer could hike car premiums to protect profits.

Clare storm repairs 'on hold' because of funding confusion
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Clare storm repairs 'on hold' because of funding confusion

Aug 7th 2014, 2:15 PM 9,527 Views 8 Comments

A senior engineer with Clare Co Council told TheJournal.ie that the council is still waiting for clarification on project proposals from the OPW.

Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork
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# Stormwatch

Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork

Jul 18th 2014, 9:27 AM 7,218 Views 0 Comments

Wow.

Ronaldo storms past reporters after Portugal flop, Rihanna offers her commiserations
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Ronaldo storms past reporters after Portugal flop, Rihanna offers her commiserations

Jun 16th 2014, 9:41 PM 21,099 Views 9 Comments

“Three players are down to talk to the media and I am not one of them,” he said.

TD warns that children's lives are being put at risk during storms
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TD warns that children's lives are being put at risk during storms

Jun 7th 2014, 9:00 AM 11,778 Views 14 Comments

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn admitted that the current advice system for schools may need to be updated.

New tornadoes lash southern US, 19 people killed in two days
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New tornadoes lash southern US, 19 people killed in two days

Apr 29th 2014, 7:33 AM 4,583 Views 1 Comment

Two people died after new storms in Alabama yesterday.

Race to recover bodies from Korea ferry before storms hit
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Race to recover bodies from Korea ferry before storms hit

Apr 25th 2014, 10:01 AM 5,333 Views 3 Comments

The confirmed death toll stands at 183 people, with 119 still unaccounted for.

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