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Thursday 1 June 2023 Dublin: 14°C

# East Coast

Last year
# bomb cyclone
Thousands of flights cancelled as powerful storm slams into eastern US
With blizzard warnings in effect, cities like New York and Boston bore the brunt of the storm.
All time
# hurricane season
Hurricane Dorian strengthens to category 3 storm as it heads up the US coastline
The storm has already claimed at least 20 lives in the Bahamas
# Florence
Warning of 'life-threatening' rainfall as Hurricane Florence closes in on US east coast
The hurricane has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm from Category 3.
# East Coast
Bus and train services affected as snow hits the country
A status orange snow-ice warning is in place for several counties.
# Storm
Snow hits Florida for first time in 29 years
The US National Weather Service warned that a major winter storm would bring heavy snow and ice.
# East Coast
Flights from Dublin Airport to US cancelled as Storm Stella hits the east coast
Thousands of flights have been cancelled and schools closed in the US, as the storm drops snow and sleet across the region.
# heavy flooding
Four killed, as parts of US hit by worst rain 'in a thousand years'
The states of North and South Carolina have been hardest hit.
Almost a million people have been evacuated from China's east coast
Typhoon Chan-hom has made landfall.
# East Coast
Sixth shark attack in two weeks leaves teen in critical condition
The teen suffered injuries to his right calf, buttocks and both hands while swimming with friends on Saturday.
# East Coast
'Nightmarish' scene as two teens lose limbs in nearby shark attacks
The attacks happened in the same North Carolina town.
# Stolen
Teens lead gardaí in bizarre sea chase aboard €180,000 motor cruiser
The garda helicopter was called in – as the three teenagers tried to escape gardaí aboard the 40ft motor craft.
# eastside
8 fascinating ancient places to visit on Ireland's east coast
It’s not all about the west, you know.
# Mega-City
The stunning growth of Shanghai in one GIF
# viewing advised
5 properties to view this weekend in... the East of Ireland
Here are the 5 best properties in the east of Ireland on view this weekend.
# viewing advised
5 properties to view… on Dublin's commuter belt
Here are the 5 best properties on Dublin’s commuter belt that you can view this weekend.
# don't get in the water
Swimmers warned to stay out of the water at six Dublin beaches
Fingal County Council say the ‘poor quality’ results follow last weekend’s heavy rainfall.
# Giro d'Italia
Stunning photos of Giro riders tearing through Northern Ireland
Sure it’s a grand little country.
# earthquaaaaake
There was a typically Irish reaction to the Wexford earthquake
People are picking up garden furniture all over the place.
# whatthefliuch
Gallery: It was wet out there today, very wet. Here's the pics to prove it
The east got the worst out if with high tides breaching sea walls along the coast.
# unusual
Measles-style virus blamed for hundreds of dolphin deaths since July
Almost 500 bottlenose dolphins have washed up dead on the east coast of America so far this year, in what researchers are describing as an “unusual mortality event”.
Column: Is it time for the US to abandon the pipe dream of missile defence?
While protect itself with the threat of using nuclear weapons is far from ideal, it is infinitely preferable to the situation in which the US has now found itself: chasing its tail over costly and ineffective missile technology, writes Jason Douglas.
# scorchio
Mediterranean conditions to last up to weekend (but it will stay sunny after that too!)
There’ll be a bit of a drop off after tomorrow, but we’ll still be firmly in Irish “good summer” territory…
# 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.
The Redzone: Early starts are a cause for alarm (clocks)
On Sunday, the Oakland Raiders lost their ninth consecutive game when asked to kick off at what is 10am for them. Steven O’Rourke is not happy.
# United States
Snowstorm hits as US north-east recovers from Sandy
In New York and New Jersey, rain and heavy wind carried the potential to swamp homes again and toppled trees wrenched loose by Sandy.
# hurricane sandy
'Frankenstorm' downgraded to tropical storm
Meteorologists have downplayed the rhetoric around Hurricane Sandy.
# Japan
Fukushima fish radiation may indicate leak: study
Higher-than-normal radiation levels have been found in fish caught off Japan’s east coast, which could indicate the plant is still leaking.
# Tall Ships
Tall Ships Festival in Dublin welcomed 1.15 million visitors
Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport hailed the four-day festival as a “huge achievement and success”.
# Flights
New flights to run between Dublin and Washington, DC
United Airlines will operate the flight, the first time this company has flown out of Ireland.
# Irene
Irene: Threat of floods remains as 21 people confirmed dead
Billions of dollars worth of damage was caused by the hurricane, now downgraded to a tropical storm as New York returns to normal.
# Hurricane Irene
Hurricane Irene claims first victim as it lashes North Carolina
The storm has hit land along the east coast of the United States with North Carolina so far the hardest hit.
# Irene
"Don't wait. Don't delay" - Obama urges those in Irene's path to move quickly
Over two million people are affected by evacuation orders as Hurricane Irene heads for land off the eastern sea board of the United States.
# 2Pac
Reports of rapper Tupac Shakur still being alive are greatly exaggerated
An American TV network carried a false story claiming that the rapper was alive 15-years after he died which spread quickly on Twitter and Facebook. But it was the result of an anonymous hack.