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Dublin: 18 °C Thursday 19 September, 2019

#Twister

Titanic, Twister and Aliens actor Bill Paxton has died at the age of 61 RIP

Titanic, Twister and Aliens actor Bill Paxton has died at the age of 61

The actor also starred in Terminator, Weird Science and Apollo 13.

From TheJournal.ie Mississippi tornado kills 4 and flattens homes overnight Twister

Mississippi tornado kills 4 and flattens homes overnight

Authorities have said that local firefighters and police are going door-to-door to try to rescue victims.

From TheJournal.ie This photo of a tornado has been chosen as the best image of 2015 by National Geographic Twister

This photo of a tornado has been chosen as the best image of 2015 by National Geographic

The photo, entitled ‘Dirt’, was shot by James Smart in Colorado last spring.

From TheJournal.ie Watch a "mini-tornado" whip through a Kildare hay field Twister

Watch a "mini-tornado" whip through a Kildare hay field

Not something you see every day.

Man films unbelievable footage of tornado tearing through trailer park

The tornado reached speeds of 120mph.

From TheJournal.ie Dramatic cloud funnel spotted in Cork amid severe thunderstorm Run For Your Life

Dramatic cloud funnel spotted in Cork amid severe thunderstorm

However, it didn’t touch down and there are no reports of any damage.

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.

A fitting, lovely tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman RIP

A fitting, lovely tribute to Philip Seymour Hoffman

“The only true currency in this bankrupt world is what you share with someone else when you’re uncool.”

A brand new Irish show to give out about... and 4 other weekend TV highlights

We’ve got some telly for you, no matter what you’re feeling.

From TheJournal.ie Civil partnerships, stocks, and twisters: The week in numbers In Numbers

Civil partnerships, stocks, and twisters: The week in numbers

Plus: How many days before Christmas was an advent calender spotted in Dunnes?

From TheJournal.ie Freak 'twister' causes damage in Clonfert Black Cloud

Freak 'twister' causes damage in Clonfert

Hundreds of homes are without electricity in the area as ESB crews work to restore power.

From TheJournal.ie What's that coming over the hill? A tornado Twister

What's that coming over the hill? A tornado

The image was taken over the general Maynooth area in Kildare.

Inventor of Twister dies at 82

Charles Foley originally called the game ‘Pretzel’.

From TheJournal.ie Mother and child among 5 killed in Oklahoma tornadoes Twister

Mother and child among 5 killed in Oklahoma tornadoes

Watch a video of the intense storm.

From TheJournal.ie Two babies among the ten children killed in Oklahoma tornado Oklahoma

Two babies among the ten children killed in Oklahoma tornado

Preliminary causes of death suggest both infants – aged just four and seven months old – died of head trauma.

From TheJournal.ie Massive hailstones fell in Oklahoma before the twister hit Iceballs

Massive hailstones fell in Oklahoma before the twister hit

The size of that thing!

From TheJournal.ie Scenes of death, destruction as tornado strikes Oklahoma suburbs Twister This post contains videos

Scenes of death, destruction as tornado strikes Oklahoma suburbs

Twenty children have been killed after the twister struck an elementary school in the town of Moore.

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 VIDEO: More bizarre weather for Donegal as twister hits Buncrana Rope Funnel

VIDEO: More bizarre weather for Donegal as twister hits Buncrana

Sea spouts and rope funnels are becoming more common in coastal locations.

VIDEO: Couple tie the knot... as 250kph tornado drops behind them Big Blowout This post contains videos

VIDEO: Couple tie the knot... as 250kph tornado drops behind them

Caleb and Candra Pence carried on regardless, with the bride reportedly saying: “I don’t want to hear it.”

VIDEO: Sea tornado spouts up at Bray Twister This post contains videos

VIDEO: Sea tornado spouts up at Bray

A dolphin watcher in Wicklow spotted the seaspout phenomenon this morning as she tried to capture the sunrise.