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Dublin: 20 °C Friday 23 August, 2019

#Stormwatch

Irish weather reports versus American weather reports

What would they make of our Teresa?

From TheJournal.ie The world's first weather report described rain and loud, unstoppable storms Weatherwatch

The world's first weather report described rain and loud, unstoppable storms

But no – it wasn’t in Ireland.

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.

From TheJournal.ie Good news: All electricity faults to be cleared by tomorrow Weatherwatch

Good news: All electricity faults to be cleared by tomorrow

ESB Networks has been phoning customers without power today to update them on what’s happening.

These adorable seals had their home destroyed during last week's storms

160km/hr winds flattened Dingle Seal and Wildlife Sanctuary.

From TheJournal.ie Britain braces for more flooding today Stormwatch

Britain braces for more flooding today

Prime Minister David Cameron says that the worst is not yet over.

From TheJournal.ie Work continuing, but 25,000 still without power Lights On

Work continuing, but 25,000 still without power

ESB says that today’s progress will be slow, but it will continue to work to restore power.

From TheJournal.ie ESB crews working to restore power Blackout

ESB crews working to restore power

The electricity network is warning those cleaning up to be wary of power lines.

From TheJournal.ie Up to 50,000 people won't have power tonight Stormwatch

Up to 50,000 people won't have power tonight

Meanwhile, boil water notices have been lifted in some areas of Clare and Limerick.

From TheJournal.ie Having problems with your Vodafone network coverage? Blame the storm No Service

Having problems with your Vodafone network coverage? Blame the storm

Damage caused by the storm is impacting on the service in 15 counties.

From TheJournal.ie Repair work on flooded Limerick homes 'nearing completion' Calm After The Storm

Repair work on flooded Limerick homes 'nearing completion'

The council say that the majority of displaced residents have already returned home.

"Almost 1 million people" have watched TV3's apocalyptic storm coverage

Around 250,000 people on average watched the live broadcast on Wednesday night.

From TheJournal.ie ESB crews working to restore power to 75,000 homes this morning Lights Out

ESB crews working to restore power to 75,000 homes this morning

Power has been restored to 185,000 customers since Wednesday afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Crews 'working against the clock' but 80,000 to remain without power overnight Stormwatch

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

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

TV3's special coverage of Ireland's storms was extremely dramatic

The two hour weather extravaganza was almost too much for Twitter to handle.

From TheJournal.ie Glendalough hotel offers shelter from the storm... plus tea and coffee Helping Hand

Glendalough hotel offers shelter from the storm... plus tea and coffee

We want to know what other acts of kindness you witnessed or took part in.

From TheJournal.ie This is what the storms have done to Ireland today Blow The Roof Off

This is what the storms have done to Ireland today

Roofs lifted off, building facades torn down and sheds blown away. It’s wild on Shannonside.

From TheJournal.ie Apartments evacuated due to storm damage Ashtown

Apartments evacuated due to storm damage

Meanwhile, the National Coordination Group has said we can expect high winds, ice and rain over the next few days.

From TheJournal.ie Uh oh: Met Eireann issues red alert for Leinster, Connacht and Munster Stormwatch

Uh oh: Met Eireann issues red alert for Leinster, Connacht and Munster

In Limerick, the River Shannon has again burst its banks.

From TheJournal.ie Cost of storms to Co Clare : €36.8 million Stormwatch

Cost of storms to Co Clare : €36.8 million

Limerick and Cork councils have yet to release their figures for storm damage.

From TheJournal.ie 18 of the best pictures (and 2 videos) from this week's storms Storm Brigid This post contains images

18 of the best pictures (and 2 videos) from this week's storms

Incredible shots of nature from Ireland’s amateur and professional photographers.

From TheJournal.ie Driving or near water this weekend? Be careful Stormwatch

Driving or near water this weekend? Be careful

The gardaí are advising people to use “common sense” in bad weather.

From TheJournal.ie Britain deploys Marines to help with flooding Floody Nightmare

Britain deploys Marines to help with flooding

Officials say the rainfall is the worst for 250 years.

From TheJournal.ie A sight for sore eyes...Ireland is (almost) rain free Stormwatch

A sight for sore eyes...Ireland is (almost) rain free

Enjoy it while it lasts.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick residents should 'assume flood water is contaminated' Floody Hell

Limerick residents should 'assume flood water is contaminated'

The HSE says people should throw out any food that has been in contact with the water.

From TheJournal.ie Flooding has collapsed a road in Kinsale Looks Like Rain Ted

Flooding has collapsed a road in Kinsale

They should have taken the roads in.

From TheJournal.ie Limerick floods were 'like Dante's Inferno' Water Water Everywhere

Limerick floods were 'like Dante's Inferno'

The building of a flood barrier in Limerick will begin ‘immediately’ Brian Hayes says.

From TheJournal.ie More rain and wind forecast tonight - so be careful on the roads Weather Watch

More rain and wind forecast tonight - so be careful on the roads

That’s the message from the Road Safety Authority today, as Met Éireann predicts more bad weather.

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 Falling debris, veering vehicles and aquaplaning all hazards as storm approaches Hold Onto Your Hats

Falling debris, veering vehicles and aquaplaning all hazards as storm approaches

Winds gusting 100 to 130 km/h are expect to hit Atlantic counties later tonight.

From TheJournal.ie Clare coast worst hit by storms with repair works to cost over €23m Floods

Clare coast worst hit by storms with repair works to cost over €23m

Local authorities across the country are in the midst of a clean up following the recent severe storms.

From TheJournal.ie Here they are, the best wave photos of the week Making Waves This post contains images

Here they are, the best wave photos of the week

Wind and waves.

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 Weather warning lifted as the worst of Storm Christine passes Stormwatch

Weather warning lifted as the worst of Storm Christine passes

Stormy conditions which persist this morning are forecast to weaken later today.

From TheJournal.ie Power restored in suburbs of south Dublin after thousands affected by blackout Electricity

Power restored in suburbs of south Dublin after thousands affected by blackout

Over 450 homes in Newport Co Mayo are said to be still without power.

From TheJournal.ie Coast Guard warns people to get away from the sea as man injured at Howth pier Stormwatch

Coast Guard warns people to get away from the sea as man injured at Howth pier

Heavy winds + strong waves = not a good idea to go walking along seafronts tonight.

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 From floods to freezing: Weather turns bitter with temperatures set to drop Stormwatch

From floods to freezing: Weather turns bitter with temperatures set to drop

As wintry showers continue in parts, snow is expected on high ground but could affect low-lying regions.

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