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# flooding - Yesterday’s News

Taoiseach pledges support for businesses in Cork after severe flooding

High tide was expected at 8.35am, and brought heavy flooding to areas of the city.

# flooding - Monday 19 October, 2020

Rainfall warning for entire country in place today and tomorrow

Heavy rainfall is expected at times with a risk of local flooding.

# flooding - Friday 2 October, 2020

Heavy rain on the way with risk of flooding in some areas

Met Éireann says unsettled conditions will continue in the coming days.

# flooding - Thursday 1 October, 2020

Risk of local flooding on Sunday with wet weekend ahead

Met Éireann has forecast a rainy weekend, but with temperature highs up of 15 degrees Celsius.

# flooding - Monday 28 September, 2020

A mild start to the week but heavy rain and spot flooding are on the way

It will be mostly cloudy at first today with outbreaks of rain and drizzle.

# flooding - Wednesday 2 September, 2020

'I've never seen the likes of it before': Clifden counting the cost of 'incredible' deluge with more rain forecast Connemara This post contains videos

'I've never seen the likes of it before': Clifden counting the cost of 'incredible' deluge with more rain forecast

A Status Yellow rainfall warning is in place for all of Connacht as well as Cavan, Monaghan and Donegal.

# flooding - Thursday 27 August, 2020

# flooding - Wednesday 26 August, 2020

Storm Francis: Flooding causes widespread damage across North

Homeowners and businesses were counting the cost of the storm across the country.

# flooding - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

Status Yellow rain warnings still in place as flooding hits several counties

Up to 50mm of rain fell in some areas overnight.

# flooding - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Storm Ellen: 50,000 homes and businesses to remain without electricity tonight

ESB expects that “significant numbers” of customers will remain without power overnight.

# flooding - Sunday 26 July, 2020

Hurricane Hanna makes landfall in Texas as state braces for flash flooding

Meteorologists say the biggest concern from Hanna is expected to be flash flooding.

# flooding - Sunday 5 July, 2020

Death toll rises as floods cause major flooding in southern Japan

The floods in Kumamoto region have caused serious damage.

# flooding - Saturday 4 July, 2020

Two dead after flooding hits southern Japan

More than 75,000 residents in the southern prefectures of Kumamoto and Kagoshima were asked to evacuate.

# flooding - Wednesday 17 June, 2020

Building barriers: How plans for the largest flood scheme in Irish history became so divisive Exclusive

Cork controversy throws up major questions about how Ireland approaches flooding relief in the face of growing climate change threat.

# flooding - Saturday 13 June, 2020

Thundery showers bring risk of spot flooding today

Highest temperatures will range from 17 to 21 degrees.

# flooding - Friday 12 June, 2020

More rain and spot flooding but it's due to hit 23 degrees this weekend

Heavy thundery rain is on the way.

# flooding - Monday 1 June, 2020

Tropical Storm Amanda kills 17 in El Salvador and Guatemala

El Salvador said a quarter of the rain that the country normally receives in a year fell in 70 hours.

# 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

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.

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