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#Extreme Weather

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 27 September, 2022

Hurricane Ian strengthens to Category 3 storm ahead of making landfall on Cuba and Florida
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Hurricane Ian strengthens to Category 3 storm ahead of making landfall on Cuba and Florida

Sep 27th 2022, 10:00 AM 6,744 Views 0 Comments

People in Florida are being urged to stock up on food, water, medicine and fuel and sandbags are being distributed.

# extreme-weather - Monday 19 September, 2022

Deadly typhoon strikes Japan as hurricane leaves Puerto Rico without power
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Deadly typhoon strikes Japan as hurricane leaves Puerto Rico without power

Sep 19th 2022, 9:45 AM 7,234 Views 1 Comment

A man was found dead in his car in Japan early today.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 17 September, 2022

Death toll from Italy storms rises to 11
# Italy
# Italy

Death toll from Italy storms rises to 11

Sep 17th 2022, 5:00 PM 14,909 Views 2 Comments

The storms hit on Thursday evening, with more than 400 millimetres of rain falling in some places in just a few hours.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 13 September, 2022

Los Angeles mudslides surge down mountain area scorched by wildfire
# California
# California

Los Angeles mudslides surge down mountain area scorched by wildfire

Sep 13th 2022, 10:44 PM 19,230 Views 2 Comments

Firefighters went street by street to make sure no residents were trapped.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 9 August, 2022

Eight dead in Seoul after torrential rain turns streets into rivers
# South Korea
# South Korea

Eight dead in Seoul after torrential rain turns streets into rivers

Aug 9th 2022, 9:31 AM 14,011 Views 0 Comments

Six others are missing after the heavy rain hit South Korea’s capital.

# extreme-weather - Wednesday 3 August, 2022

Netherlands declares official water shortage as extreme heat imperils Europe's crops
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Netherlands declares official water shortage as extreme heat imperils Europe's crops

Aug 3rd 2022, 4:24 PM 16,109 Views 16 Comments

Fears are growing in Europe that extreme drought driven by climate change in the continent’s breadbasket nations will dent stable crop yields.

# extreme-weather - Monday 23 May, 2022

Temperatures start to ease in Spain after hitting unusual highs for May
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

Temperatures start to ease in Spain after hitting unusual highs for May

May 23rd 2022, 6:41 PM 23,521 Views 9 Comments

However, the national forecaster has warned that the risk of fires remains high in many areas.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 21 May, 2022

Two million stranded as worst floods in decades hit Bangladesh's northeast
# Bangladesh Flooding
# Bangladesh Flooding

Two million stranded as worst floods in decades hit Bangladesh's northeast

May 21st 2022, 2:33 PM 10,566 Views 1 Comment

At least 10 people have been killed this week.

# extreme-weather - Wednesday 2 March, 2022

Sydney prepares for more torrential rain after flooding kills 14 people
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney prepares for more torrential rain after flooding kills 14 people

Mar 2nd 2022, 7:30 AM 19,669 Views 7 Comments

As much as eight inches of rain is forecast for Australia’s largest city.

# extreme-weather - Friday 10 December, 2021

Australia fighting bushfires in west and floods in east after high temperatures and heavy rain
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Australia fighting bushfires in west and floods in east after high temperatures and heavy rain

Dec 10th 2021, 9:56 AM 11,117 Views 6 Comments

Emergency warnings are in effect and some residents have been told to flee to safety or shelter in place.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 7 December, 2021

Storm Barra: Schools in Dublin and 11 other counties advised to remain closed
# Dúnta
# Dúnta

Storm Barra: Schools in Dublin and 11 other counties advised to remain closed

Dec 7th 2021, 10:10 PM 259,672 Views 97 Comments
  • This includes counties Donegal, Sligo, Leitrim, Cork, Kerry, Waterford, Limerick, Clare, Galway, Mayo and Wexford.
  • The advice to close also applies to third-level facilities in the affected counties.
  • If an individual school in other areas is deemed by school boards to be affected by the storm they can decide to close.

# extreme-weather - Wednesday 20 October, 2021

More than 100 people dead as floods and landslides hit India and Nepal
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

More than 100 people dead as floods and landslides hit India and Nepal

Oct 20th 2021, 8:04 AM 6,970 Views 3 Comments

In Uttarakhand in northern India, officials said that 46 people had died in recent days with 11 missing.

# extreme-weather - Friday 3 September, 2021

Hurricane Ida: Huge clean-up takes place after dozens killed in US floods
# Hurricane Ida
# Hurricane Ida

Hurricane Ida: Huge clean-up takes place after dozens killed in US floods

Updated Sep 3rd 2021, 1:29 PM 23,692 Views 10 Comments

The toll was highest in New Jersey, where 23 people died in heavy rains.

# extreme-weather - Monday 30 August, 2021

Hurricane Ida knocks out New Orleans power on deadly path through Louisiana
# United States
# United States

Hurricane Ida knocks out New Orleans power on deadly path through Louisiana

Updated Aug 30th 2021, 9:59 AM 35,124 Views 2 Comments

Forecasters warned of damaging winds, heavy rain that could cause flash floods, and life-threatening storm surges.

# extreme-weather - Wednesday 18 August, 2021

Greek megafires highlight failure to prepare, experts say
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Greek megafires highlight failure to prepare, experts say

Aug 18th 2021, 7:48 AM 7,126 Views 4 Comments

Prime Minister Kyriakos Mitsotakis described the blazes as an “ecological disaster”.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 24 July, 2021

'Irish temperature records will be broken in the coming years because we're in a climate crisis'
# Heatwave
# Heatwave

'Irish temperature records will be broken in the coming years because we're in a climate crisis'

Jul 24th 2021, 8:00 PM 57,731 Views 85 Comments

# extreme-weather - Friday 16 July, 2021

In photos: Lives lost and homes destroyed as devastating floods sweep Europe
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

In photos: Lives lost and homes destroyed as devastating floods sweep Europe

Jul 16th 2021, 12:31 PM 23,702 Views 5 Comments

Thousands are homeless after days of heavy storms that caused flash floods in Germany and Belgium.

# extreme-weather - Monday 17 May, 2021

Twenty dead as 'biggest storm in 30 years' makes landfall in western India
# Cyclone Tauktae
# Cyclone Tauktae

Twenty dead as 'biggest storm in 30 years' makes landfall in western India

May 17th 2021, 9:20 PM 17,748 Views 6 Comments

The storm made landfall in Gujarat state just after 8.30 pm local time.

# extreme-weather - Thursday 18 February, 2021

Power cuts fall below one million in Texas as icy US weather heads east
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Power cuts fall below one million in Texas as icy US weather heads east

Feb 18th 2021, 3:02 PM 15,509 Views 5 Comments

The extreme weather has been blamed for the deaths of more than 30 people.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Sydney records hottest November night ever as city bakes in 40 degree temperatures
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney records hottest November night ever as city bakes in 40 degree temperatures

Nov 29th 2020, 11:31 AM 50,147 Views 31 Comments

The overnight temperature did not drop below 25.3 degrees Celsius on Saturday.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 4 October, 2020

France and Italy step up rescue efforts after floods
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

France and Italy step up rescue efforts after floods

Updated Oct 4th 2020, 4:07 PM 43,649 Views 4 Comments

Floods destroyed roads, houses and bridges surrounding the city of Nice yesterday.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

37 rescued from floods as homes evacuated in Down
# Newcastle
# Newcastle

37 rescued from floods as homes evacuated in Down

Updated Aug 25th 2020, 9:09 PM 31,172 Views 1 Comment

High winds and heavy rain swept across the North today.

# extreme-weather - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Mumbai re-introduces some Covid-19 restrictions ahead of city's first cyclone in 70 years
# Cyclone Nisarga
# Cyclone Nisarga

Mumbai re-introduces some Covid-19 restrictions ahead of city's first cyclone in 70 years

Jun 3rd 2020, 9:26 AM 15,627 Views 4 Comments

Cyclone Nisarga is expected to make landfall around 100km from Mumbai this afternoon.

# extreme-weather - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Climate change could put more than 60,000 homes at risk of coastal flooding by 2050
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Climate change could put more than 60,000 homes at risk of coastal flooding by 2050

May 21st 2020, 9:37 AM 17,996 Views 70 Comments

Dublin, Louth and Clare are expected to be the most affected counties.

# extreme-weather - Monday 13 April, 2020

At least 11 killed as tornadoes rip through Mississippi
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

At least 11 killed as tornadoes rip through Mississippi

Updated Apr 13th 2020, 1:54 PM 29,888 Views 19 Comments

Governor Tate Reeves tweeted that he had declared a state of emergency.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US

Jan 12th 2020, 11:30 AM 19,950 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power from Texas to Michigan.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Trees down across Cork and Kerry as Storm Atiyah sweeps across Ireland
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Trees down across Cork and Kerry as Storm Atiyah sweeps across Ireland

Dec 8th 2019, 10:43 PM 104,138 Views 32 Comments

Several flights have been cancelled at Cork and Shannon airports as a result of the extreme weather.

# extreme-weather - Monday 25 November, 2019

At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece

Nov 25th 2019, 7:25 PM 23,241 Views 12 Comments

People have been trapped in their cars and roads have been closed by the floods.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall
# Savona
# Savona

Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall

Updated Nov 24th 2019, 6:42 PM 48,460 Views 21 Comments

Two people in France were also killed after historic levels of rain fell in the south of the country.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 23 November, 2019

34 killed as villages swept away in Kenyan mudslides
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

34 killed as villages swept away in Kenyan mudslides

Nov 23rd 2019, 4:04 PM 8,796 Views 4 Comments

It follows weeks of heavy rain in the east African country.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes
# Blazes
# Blazes

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes

Nov 12th 2019, 7:26 AM 26,898 Views 28 Comments

Eleven bushfires along the country’s east coast have been declared as emergencies.

# extreme-weather - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Japan orders more than 1 million people to evacuate their homes after two die in heavy rain
# Flooding
# Flooding

Japan orders more than 1 million people to evacuate their homes after two die in heavy rain

Aug 28th 2019, 8:18 AM 18,350 Views 13 Comments

Two men were killed in their cars during heavy flooding.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Europe braces for 40 degree temperatures as forecasters warn of 'unprecedented' heatwave
# Feel The Heat
# Feel The Heat

Europe braces for 40 degree temperatures as forecasters warn of 'unprecedented' heatwave

Jun 22nd 2019, 8:00 AM 248,044 Views 124 Comments

Hot air from north Africa will push temperatures up from this weekend.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Storm injures several people as hail falls 'like gunshots' in southern Germany
# Living Hail
# Living Hail

Storm injures several people as hail falls 'like gunshots' in southern Germany

Jun 11th 2019, 12:50 PM 41,672 Views 18 Comments

The storm was one of several to strike Germany yesterday.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Two killed and 29 injured as 'devastating' tornado tears through US mobile home park
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

Two killed and 29 injured as 'devastating' tornado tears through US mobile home park

May 26th 2019, 7:20 PM 13,103 Views 2 Comments

The tornado struck El Reno, near Oklahoma City, on Saturday night.

# extreme-weather - Monday 4 March, 2019

'The devastation is incredible': At least 23 killed after tornadoes sweep through Alabama
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

'The devastation is incredible': At least 23 killed after tornadoes sweep through Alabama

Mar 4th 2019, 7:29 AM 14,572 Views 10 Comments

A local sheriff said that children are among the dead.

# extreme-weather - Monday 25 February, 2019

Met Éireann staff advised not to talk 'despair' over climate change and to use positive language
# New Guidance
# New Guidance

Met Éireann staff advised not to talk 'despair' over climate change and to use positive language

Feb 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 31,349 Views 61 Comments

An internal communique says using words like “inevitable” could create a feeling that nothing can be done.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns
# Study
# Study

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns

Feb 2nd 2019, 9:30 AM 8,637 Views 10 Comments

The new research has revealed that there are larger-scale global patterns to extreme rainfall events.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises

Updated Jan 13th 2019, 1:38 PM 18,979 Views 8 Comments

At least 26 people have been killed due to cold weather in parts of Europe this month.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe

Jan 12th 2019, 12:38 PM 34,950 Views 4 Comments

The snowboarders were killed in an avalanche in Bulgaria’s Pirin Mountains yesterday.

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