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#Flooding

# flooding - Thursday 12 March, 2020

Flooded roads in Sligo town 'impassable' and Orange wind alert issued for Mayo

The promenade in Strandhill, Co Sligo is also closed due to waves and stones being hurled across the wall.

# flooding - Sunday 8 March, 2020

'So sorry to hear it': Boris Johnson explains decision not to visit flood-hit communities sooner

The British Prime Minister has been criticised over his failure to visit areas when waters were at their peak.

# flooding - Thursday 27 February, 2020

Government to provide financial support to those affected by floods Aid

Government to provide financial support to those affected by floods

The scheme will be provided by the Irish Red Cross on behalf of the government.

'She won’t kiss me tonight': Minister hailed for wading into flood water to fix pump Kevin Boxer Moran This post contains videos

'She won’t kiss me tonight': Minister hailed for wading into flood water to fix pump

Kevin ‘Boxer’ Moran was filmed lending a hand while topless in Athlone.

# flooding - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

'We’re promised more rain, sleet and snow': North-west braces for more flooding

A weather warning is in place for counties Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo until 12pm tomorrow.

# flooding - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Flood victims in an Offaly village feel forgotten and 'never really considered in the first place'

Paddy Towey hasn’t lived in his house since the last major flood in 2015. He wants the government to come and talk with him.

# flooding - Monday 24 February, 2020

'We are literally prisoners in our own houses. We can never sell them; who would buy this misery?'

Homes in Clonlara, Co Clare are under threat of being submerged following flooding in the area this weekend.

Government urged to do more on flooding impact as Varadkar visits stricken areas

The Irish Farmers Association said the Taoiseach’s visit had an element of “trying to close the stable door after the horse had bolted”.

'We're amateur meteorologists at this stage': Locals fear further flooding along Shannon after overnight rain

13.6 mm of rain was recorded at Shannon Airport yesterday.

# flooding - Thursday 20 February, 2020

Risk of snow and flooding in some areas as Status Yellow rainfall warning issued

Met Éireann issued the warning for four counties this morning.

Corbyn accuses Johnson of showing 'true colours' by staying away as 106 areas at risk of flooding in UK Flooding This post contains videos

Corbyn accuses Johnson of showing 'true colours' by staying away as 106 areas at risk of flooding in UK

There are six severe warnings indicating lives are in danger in communities near the Welsh border.

# flooding - Thursday 2 January, 2020

30 dead and thousands forced to flee as severe flooding and landslides hit Indonesia's capital

Monsoon rains and rising rivers have submerged at least 169 neighbourhoods in greater Jakarta.

# flooding - Wednesday 1 January, 2020

9 people dead as New Year revellers caught in flooding in Indonesia’s capital

About 120,000 rescuers have been deployed to evacuate those affected.

# flooding - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall

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

# flooding - Thursday 14 November, 2019

Italy declares state of emergency over Venice flooding

Prime Minister Giuseppe Conte described the flooding as ‘a blow to the heart of our country’.

# flooding - Monday 2 September, 2019

'We are just trying to salvage what we can': Investigation underway after houses and GAA pitches flooded

The Minister for the Office of Public Works and Flood Relief, Kevin “Boxer” Moran, visited the affected areas on Sunday.

# flooding - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

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

Two men were killed in their cars during heavy flooding.

# flooding - Friday 9 August, 2019

4,000 remain without power after last night's thundery downpours

AA Roadwatch has warned that roads remain wet across most areas this morning.

# flooding - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding

The bridge was on the route of the cycling World Championships due to be held in Yorkshire next month.

# flooding - Wednesday 12 December, 2018

Wind and rain warnings issued for southern counties

There is a risk of spot flooding.

# flooding - Friday 9 November, 2018

Flooding in parts of the country following day of heavy rain, but downpours to ease later tonight

A 12-hour Status Yellow rainfall warning for several counties was lifted at 6pm.

# flooding - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Flooding kills nine members of same family in Italy, raising storm death toll to over 30

“It is an immense tragedy,” a local mayor said today.

# flooding - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy Stranded Tourists This post contains videos

Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy

Water in St Mark’s Square rose to a near record-breaking 156cm.

# flooding - Sunday 16 September, 2018

14 dead and 'catastrophic' flooding on the way as Florence continues to batter US states

About 740,000 homes and businesses remained without power in the Carolinas, and utilities said some could be out for weeks.

# flooding - Thursday 9 August, 2018

Puerto Rico says Hurricane Maria killed 1,400 people, but death toll remains at 64

Widespread flooding left many sick and elderly people unable to get medical treatment.

# flooding - Thursday 12 July, 2018

Thai cave rescue 'nearly ended in disaster' after water pumps failed

The water was up to head level at one point in the cave.

# flooding - Friday 8 June, 2018

Drivers urged to take caution after thunder warning is issued for 23 counties

Some spot flooding may occur.

# flooding - Monday 28 May, 2018

Elderly man dies after vehicle submerged in floodwater in England

A number of roads across the region have been badly affected by flooding this week.

# flooding - Wednesday 4 April, 2018

It's bucketing down this morning, and temperatures are set to drop as low as -4 degrees tonight

It’s set to get a bit brighter as the morning goes on.

# flooding - Saturday 17 March, 2018

Delays to Dart services in Dublin due to flooding

Customers can use their tickets on Dublin Bus.

# flooding - Thursday 15 March, 2018

Bus transfers in operation between Limerick and Waterford due to flooding on train line

Crews are on site to restore services as quickly as possible.

# flooding - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Flood warnings issued in Kilkenny and Cork after 'extreme rainfall'

A status yellow rainfall warning is in place for several counties.

# flooding - Tuesday 6 March, 2018

Snow-ice warning remains in place - but it won't be as cold

Tonight will see scattered showers and temperatures around or below freezing.

# flooding - Monday 5 March, 2018

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues Impassable This post contains videos

Drivers warned about snow and ice falling onto road as clean-up continues

The east of the country is worst affected.

# flooding - Friday 2 March, 2018

Risk of flooding as snow begins to melt and river levels could 'suddenly' rise

The warning was put out at the latest National Emergency Coordination Group meeting today.

# flooding - Friday 23 February, 2018

Irish cities among worst affected in Europe, say flooding predictions

A landmark study has predicted that climate change will push European cities “beyond breaking point”.

# flooding - Saturday 27 January, 2018

Paris on high alert as the swollen river Seine creeps higher and higher

Leaks started to appear in some basements yesterday, while some residents on the city’s outskirts were forced to travel by boat through waterlogged streets.

# flooding - Friday 26 January, 2018

Getting the train from Limerick this weekend? There will be bus transfers

Irish Rail is advising customers that bus transfers will be in operation.

# flooding - Monday 22 January, 2018

Several areas are still flooded after heavy weekend rains Impassable This post contains videos

Several areas are still flooded after heavy weekend rains

The midlands was hardest hit over the weekend and some areas are still flooded.

# flooding - Sunday 21 January, 2018

Roads around the country closed due to flooding Impassable This post contains videos

Roads around the country closed due to flooding

Motorists have been advised to exercise caution and avoid certain areas.

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