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Dublin: 14 °C Wednesday 22 May, 2019

#Storms

From TheJournal.ie €16.8m to fix storm damage in Co Clare Repairs

€16.8m to fix storm damage in Co Clare

The council had earlier submitted a report to Government saying it needed €36.8m for repairs after recent bad weather.

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From TheJournal.ie Here's how much the government is going to spend on repairing the storm damage Counting The Cost

Here's how much the government is going to spend on repairing the storm damage

The Cabinet agreed a package of funding earlier today.

From TheJournal.ie UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud Storm

UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud

14 severe flood warnings have been issued across the UK, with householders living along the River Thames put on standby.

From TheJournal.ie The waves in Bundoran were wild over the weekend Eat Sleep Wave Repeat

The waves in Bundoran were wild over the weekend

The RNLI lifeboat station was battered just hours after a major fundraiser.

From TheJournal.ie Local authorities will outline priorities for storm repair funding Clean Up

Local authorities will outline priorities for storm repair funding

The response to the storms will first be assessed by local authorities before a preliminary report is then brought to Government next week.

From TheJournal.ie Insurance industry: Too early to estimate cost of damage caused by storms Counting The Cost

Insurance industry: Too early to estimate cost of damage caused by storms

Meanwhile, the government has been urged to seek funding from the European Union’s Solidarity Fund to assist with storm damage caused by the extreme weather.

From TheJournal.ie Man dies as storms batter UK Stormwatch

Man dies as storms batter UK

The 47-year-old’s mobility scooter fell into the River Thames.

From TheJournal.ie Heavy rain, strong gales and high tides causing flooding and road closures Outside Is Frightful

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

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

From TheJournal.ie Here's What Happened Today: Sunday News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Everyone’s been talking about Ian Paisley, an Irish man who died in Perth, and a suicide bomb at a Russian train station…

From TheJournal.ie UPDATE: Met Éireann issues red alert Storms-a-brewin

UPDATE: Met Éireann issues red alert

Motorists are being urged to be aware of ice on roads as windy weather is set to continue.

From TheJournal.ie Batten down the hatches: Winds of over 100km per hour expected today Orange Alert

Batten down the hatches: Winds of over 100km per hour expected today

Met Éireann has issued an orange alert as winds are set to pick up again today.

From TheJournal.ie Winter storms claim ten lives across Europe Xaver

Winter storms claim ten lives across Europe

The deaths toll includes two people killed in Britain. Atlantic storm ‘Xaver’ also hit Sweden, The Netherlands and Germany badly.

From TheJournal.ie Lorry driver killed as UK lashed by major storm Gales

Lorry driver killed as UK lashed by major storm

Emergency committee meets to discuss response as rail services disrupted, flights cancelled and power cut.

From TheJournal.ie Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest Storms

Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest

Trees were uprooted, cars flipped and houses flattened.

From TheJournal.ie Severe storm and tornadoes threaten Midwestern US states Weatherwatch

Severe storm and tornadoes threaten Midwestern US states

53 million people in ten states are at significant risk for thunderstorms and tornadoes.

From TheJournal.ie 5,000 people evacuated as Hurricane Ingrid gains strength Weather

5,000 people evacuated as Hurricane Ingrid gains strength

Mexico is being battered by two severe storms – one on its eastern coast and another on its west.

From TheJournal.ie Six die as powerful storm hits Texas Storms This post contains videos

Six die as powerful storm hits Texas

A powerful storm spawned tornadoes which hit several times in Hood, Tarrant, Dallas and Parker counties last night.

From TheJournal.ie The sun emitted its biggest flare of 2013 today Space Weather

The sun emitted its biggest flare of 2013 today

NASA has all the science behind the phenomenon.

From TheJournal.ie Power restored to all homes after overnight storms Storms

Power restored to all homes after overnight storms

Thousands of homes had lost power last night, with Co Mayo affected most, after winds of up to 115 kilometres per hour.

From TheJournal.ie Storm leaves six dead in Philippines Philippines

Storm leaves six dead in Philippines

Tropical Storm Wukong has killed six people and left two missing after hitting the central Philippines.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east United States

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east

At least six people have died as a result of the storm with authorities telling people to stay at home and not risk treacherous roads.

From TheJournal.ie Woman killed by falling tree as Britain hit by storms Britain

Woman killed by falling tree as Britain hit by storms

The 21-year-old woman, who was living in a tent, was hit as a tree fell in heavy rains; two men were also injured.

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

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are the 9 things you need to know this Sunday morning.

From TheJournal.ie Video, pics: Tornado strikes beach front in New York US This post contains videos

Video, pics: Tornado strikes beach front in New York

In what is an extremely unusual occurrence, a twister hit Breezy Point in the Queens area causing some considerable damage.

From TheJournal.ie Lightning strike cuts electricity to 11,000 homes in Wexford Power Cut

Lightning strike cuts electricity to 11,000 homes in Wexford

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

From TheJournal.ie Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study Save Yourself

Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study

A study into shipwrecks over the years shows that when it comes to survival it is every man for himself.

From TheJournal.ie GALLERY: The world takes cover from heavy rain Taking A Splash This post contains images

GALLERY: The world takes cover from heavy rain

It’s not just Ireland that’s getting the occasional bout of rain this week…

From TheJournal.ie Five killed as severe storms strike eastern US Storms

Five killed as severe storms strike eastern US

Thousands have been left without electricity and air conditioning as US weather forecasters warn of soaring temperatures in mid-Atlantic states.

From TheJournal.ie Funnel clouds: Should we fear them? Weatherwatch This post contains videos

Funnel clouds: Should we fear them?

Rope-like twists of the cloud are being frequently spotted over Ireland – but are they really tornados? Meteorologist Karl Mehlhorn explains.

From TheJournal.ie US storms: Tornado kills 5 in Oklahoma Storms

US storms: Tornado kills 5 in Oklahoma

Five people, including two children, have been killed by a tornado that struck in Oklamhoma early this morning after warning signals failed to sound.

From TheJournal.ie In pictures: Texans assess tornado damage after spate of storms Tornadoes This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: Texans assess tornado damage after spate of storms

The National Weather Service says that up to a dozen tornadoes may have struck the Dallas-Fort Worth area yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Toddler found alive in field after tornado dies US

Toddler found alive in field after tornado dies

The 15-month-old’s parents, brother and sister were killed in a storm which wreaked havoc across five US states.

From TheJournal.ie Photos: storms wreak havoc across southern US states Tornadoes This post contains images

Photos: storms wreak havoc across southern US states

At least 37 people have been killed as the tornadoes destroyed everything in their paths on Friday.

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know by 9am…

From TheJournal.ie At least 28 killed as storms sweep across US (Video) Storms This post contains videos

At least 28 killed as storms sweep across US (Video)

Homes were flattened and vehicles tossed into buildings by tornadoes that left devastation behind them.

From TheJournal.ie 12 killed in severe US storms Storms This post contains images

12 killed in severe US storms

Winds of up to 270 kph tore through neighbourhoods, destroying homes in the Midwest and killing at least 12 people.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands without phone service after storms Storms

Thousands without phone service after storms

Meanwhile, the ESB has restored electricity to almost 15,000 households who lost power yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Stormy weather to continue as winds set new Malin Head record The Wind

Stormy weather to continue as winds set new Malin Head record

Heavy winds are expected to affect the east coast in particular today.