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Friday 3 February 2023 Dublin: 10°C

# Bad Weather

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# Your Say
Poll: Have you been impacted by the bad weather in recent days?
There are currently six counties set to be under a Status Orange wind warning.
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# Bad Weather
Racing at Limerick cancelled due to waterlogging
Racing at Leopardstown, however, is set to go ahead as planned today.
# Stormy Weather
Status Yellow rain and wind warnings to kick in for many areas tomorrow morning
Tomorrow will be a wet, windy day for many.
# Bad Weather
Hurricane Isaias en route for Florida after ripping through Bahamas
Some 20 evacuation centres were on standby that could be set up with Covid-19 safety measures.
# Bad Weather
Status Yellow wind warning issued for 17 counties
The warning is valid from 11am today and will remain in place until 6pm this evening.
# storm atiyah
Storm alert: Gusts of up to 130km expected in west as Status Orange warning issued
Met Éireann issued the alert this morning.
# Bad Weather
This is what to do if you see a homeless person sleeping rough tonight
There are a number of phone numbers available to contact if you see someone sleeping rough.
# storms a'coming
Storm Helene to bring 'short interval intense rain' as it hits Ireland
Severe downpours are forecast on Monday and that night is set to be “very disturbed with widespread heavy rain and gales”.
# batten down
Met Éireann issues red alert for Munster and Leinster, warning of 'blizzard-like' conditions
The warning is in place from 4pm on Thursday until 12 noon on Friday.
# Bad Weather
Fewer people in US are dying after being struck by lightning - here's why
Taking the growing population into account, the lightning death rate has shrunk more than 40-fold since recordkeeping began in 1940.
# rescue 116
Search for missing Rescue 116 crew members postponed until Monday due to bad weather
Strong winds, a high sea level and poor visibility made it too unsafe for the operation to commence.
# Bad Weather
Mixed fortunes for the Irish as play is suspended at Genesis Open
Jordan Spieth enhanced his chances of claiming back-to-back wins before the severe winds brought an early end to Day Two in California.
# Bad Weather
High winds cause delays at four Dart stations
Delays are 10 – 15 minutes at present, but not worsening.
# lettuce pray
Want a salad for lunch? There's a lettuce shortage
Some supermarkets in the UK are limiting the amount of produce customers can buy.
# Incoming
Two weather warnings just kicked in - and forecasters say there's no end in sight
More flooding is expected in some areas.
# Fog
Flights to UK cancelled as heavy fog lingers on runways
Knock-on delays are expected for other flights as low visibility procedures are in place.
# july please i'm on my knees
In case you were living under a well-insulated waterproof rock, July's weather was brutal
It was bad even by historical records.
# Interview
2 adventurers are a quarter of the way through the first-ever round-Ireland swim
David Burns chats to The42 about this unique and highly ambitious challenge
# junuary
12 people lamenting the arrival of Irish Summer
It’s different to regular summer. You know how.
# Rank Holiday
The bank holiday weather is going to be absolutely horrible
Ugh.
# Landslide
Watch the moment a terrifying landslide knocks entire house off its foundation
How is this even possible?
# Animal Welfare
Own a pet? Here are some tips for keeping them safe in bad weather
It’s time to winter-proof your pet’s home.
# Bad Weather
20,000 ESB customers are without electricity tonight
The south of the country has been worst affected by poor weather conditions.
# Letterkenny
Fire crews on the scene of Letterkenny hospital flooding
It comes one year on from previous devastating flooding.
# Red Alert
TD warns that children's lives are being put at risk during storms
Education Minister Ruairí Quinn admitted that the current advice system for schools may need to be updated.
# Tragedy
Bad weather halts rescue after deadliest Everest disaster
13 guides were killed and nine were plucked to safety after an ice avalanche smashed into their expedition on Friday.
# Postponed
Tonight's bad weather sees Man City and Everton's Premier League games called off
There have been postponements at the Etihad Stadium and Goodison Park.
# Change Of Plan
Bad weather forces changes to GAA weekend fixtures
There have been some venue switches for tomorrow’s Allianz football league ties.
# RNLI
Video: Lifeboat launches search in rough seas - but it was a hoax call
The coastguard, RNLI and two helicopters were all involved in the search off Co Down after reports that a man had entered the sea to rescue his dog.
# Stormwatch
12,000 people without Eircom service as bad weather fall-out continues
Meanwhile service has been restored to thousands of ESB customers who had their power cut after last night’s bad weather.
# Baltic
A Guide to Irish Winter Weather Phrases
Irish winter weather is bad. Real bad.
# text alert
Clare council to text people about road closures, bad weather and more
The council is following in the lead of Cork City Council, which launched a weather alert system last year.
# Twister
What's that coming over the hill? A tornado
The image was taken over the general Maynooth area in Kildare.
# Sorry
Bad weather in Western Europe likely to continue into June
The winter-like weather that has gripped much of Western Europe is going nowhere fast, according to the French meteorological centre.
# Rainy Day
Flights and ferry crossings impacted by bad weather
The runway at George Best Belfast City Airport is currently closed, while Irish Ferries have had to cancel their Jonathan Swift fast craft sailings.
# lambsicle
Spring Lamb in Snow Pic of the Day
At least he has a woolly jumper.
# Postponed
Tonight's Dublin-UCD Walsh Cup match called off due to bad weather
A decision on Saturday night’s O’Byrne Cup final between Dublin and Kildare will be made tomorrow.
# Snow
More UK flights cancelled due to heavy snowfall and ice
Hundreds of stranded passengers slept at Heathrow Airport overnight after almost 400 flights were cancelled yesterday.
# Stormy Weather
Thousands of homes without electricity tonight
High winds have knocked out power to homes across the country.