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Councillor urges people to check on elderly neighbours after death of man in Dublin
# Elderly
# Elderly

Councillor urges people to check on elderly neighbours after death of man in Dublin

Dec 13th 2012, 10:00 PM 14,122 Views 16 Comments

The elderly man, who had been dead for several days, was found in his home in Ballyfermot this morning.

Report says climate change impacting negatively on human health
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Report says climate change impacting negatively on human health

Nov 22nd 2012, 3:38 PM 3,602 Views 66 Comments

The report also says health problems and deaths related to climate change are likely to increase in the future.

Powerful typhoon hits Japan mainland
# Japan
# Japan

Powerful typhoon hits Japan mainland

Sep 30th 2012, 12:48 PM 5,372 Views 1 Comment

A 29-year-old man was swept away by high waves when Jelawat hit Okinawa and was later confirmed dead, while at least 140 people were injured.

Flooding risk continues as wet weather and winds persist
# What The Fliuch?
# What The Fliuch?

Flooding risk continues as wet weather and winds persist

Sep 25th 2012, 8:00 AM 8,778 Views 31 Comments

Met Éireann’s weather warning says further spells of heavy rain are expected today, with flooding in the north and east.

Video, pics: Tornado strikes beach front in New York
# US
# US

Video, pics: Tornado strikes beach front in New York

Sep 8th 2012, 7:48 PM 11,381 Views 10 Comments

In what is an extremely unusual occurrence, a twister hit Breezy Point in the Queens area causing some considerable damage.

Batten down the hatches: Met Éireann says gale force winds are on the way

Batten down the hatches: Met Éireann says gale force winds are on the way

Aug 14th 2012, 3:17 PM 15,470 Views 29 Comments

Heavy rain? Check. Strong winds? Check. High risk of flooding? Check.

VIDEO: Watch as a lightning bolt sends two baseball teams running in fear
# Thunder
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# Thunder

VIDEO: Watch as a lightning bolt sends two baseball teams running in fear

Jul 9th 2012, 1:36 PM 923 Views 0 Comments

“I’ve never heard a louder thunder clap in my life.”

Column: Ever wondered why the weather is getting weirder?
# Opinion
# Opinion

Column: Ever wondered why the weather is getting weirder?

Jan 13th 2012, 7:30 AM 120 Views 97 Comments

Flash flooding in Dublin, gales around the country – it’s happening more often. So what’s going on? John Gibbons has some answers…

Over 5,000 phone customers without landline services after heavy winds
# Windy Weather
# Windy Weather

Over 5,000 phone customers without landline services after heavy winds

Dec 15th 2011, 12:31 PM 1,602 Views 7 Comments

The stormy weather means customers in all four corners of the country are without landline services, Eircom says.

Sting in the tail: Katia to bring 160km/h winds to Ireland
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Sting in the tail: Katia to bring 160km/h winds to Ireland

Sep 10th 2011, 11:54 AM 3,108 Views 15 Comments

Hurricane Katia is set to hit Ireland on Sunday night, with the north-west set to face winds of up to 100 miles an hour.

Department of Foreign Affairs advises against travel to Bahamas
# Hurricane Irene
# Hurricane Irene

Department of Foreign Affairs advises against travel to Bahamas

Aug 24th 2011, 1:56 PM 228 Views 0 Comments

A travel advisory warns against all non-essential travel to the Bahamas, with Hurricane Irene set to hit within 48 hours.