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#Floods

# floods - Tuesday 27 July, 2021

Flash flooding recedes in north Dublin after heavy downpours
# Swords
# Swords

Flash flooding recedes in north Dublin after heavy downpours

Updated Jul 27th 2021, 9:12 PM 87,804 Views 15 Comments

Footage on social media shows flood waters sweep through Swords this afternoon while crews were also deployed yo Malahide and Portmarnock.

# floods - Monday 26 July, 2021

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day
# Floods
# Floods

More storms on the way in UK after almost a month’s rain falls on London in a day

Updated Jul 26th 2021, 1:30 PM 49,649 Views 7 Comments

One hospital had to cancel all planned surgery and outpatient appointments due to flooding.

# floods - Saturday 24 July, 2021

Rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon death toll hits 115 in India
# CLIMATE CRISIS
# CLIMATE CRISIS

Rescuers hunt for survivors as monsoon death toll hits 115 in India

Jul 24th 2021, 7:23 PM 8,026 Views 4 Comments

Torrential downpours have lashed India’s western coast in recent days causing the worst floods in decades.

Man rescued after being trapped in flooded underground garage for three days
# Zhengzhou
# Zhengzhou

Man rescued after being trapped in flooded underground garage for three days

Jul 24th 2021, 12:58 PM 18,120 Views 10 Comments

Li Yongsheng lay on a ventilation duct after floods hit the city of Zhengzhou.

# floods - Tuesday 20 July, 2021

Belgium holds a day of mourning as Angela Merkel visits flood victims in Germany
# Floods
# Floods

Belgium holds a day of mourning as Angela Merkel visits flood victims in Germany

Jul 20th 2021, 1:44 PM 6,043 Views 1 Comment

At least 200 people have died in western Europe, with rescuers still searching for victims.

# floods - Monday 19 July, 2021

Death toll from floods in Germany hits 165 as officials defend preparation
# Europe Flooding
# Europe Flooding

Death toll from floods in Germany hits 165 as officials defend preparation

Jul 19th 2021, 12:53 PM 9,734 Views 2 Comments

The death toll rose as emergency services continued to comb through decimated towns in search of dozens of people still missing.

# floods - Sunday 18 July, 2021

Merkel visits ravaged German villages as death toll from worst European flooding in living memory rises to 183
# Floods
# Floods

Merkel visits ravaged German villages as death toll from worst European flooding in living memory rises to 183

Updated Jul 18th 2021, 2:53 PM 34,197 Views 36 Comments
  • 156 people have died in Germany.
  • At least 27 people have also lost their lives in neighbouring Belgium.
  • Historic downpours have also battered Switzerland, Luxembourg and the Netherlands.

# floods - Saturday 17 July, 2021

Flood warnings 'were not taken seriously' by German local authorities
# Floods
# Floods

Flood warnings 'were not taken seriously' by German local authorities

Updated Jul 17th 2021, 12:43 PM 96,079 Views 68 Comments
  • At least 128 are dead with hundreds missing.
  • Most of the deaths have occurred in northwest Germany.
  • Streets and houses are completely submerged in some places.

# floods - Friday 16 July, 2021

Here's What Happened Today: Friday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Friday

Jul 16th 2021, 9:03 PM 7,512 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

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 23,572 Views 5 Comments

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

# floods - Thursday 15 July, 2021

At least 67 dead in Germany, Belgium as storms ravage Europe
# Flooding
# Flooding

At least 67 dead in Germany, Belgium as storms ravage Europe

Updated Jul 15th 2021, 10:30 PM 45,455 Views 16 Comments

The floods have also affected Luxemburg, the Netherlands and Belgium, where four have died.

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday
# Evening Fix
# Evening Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Thursday

Jul 15th 2021, 9:04 PM 8,235 Views 0 Comments

Here’s your round-up of what made the headlines today.

# floods - Sunday 6 June, 2021

At least 16 dead and a quarter of a million homeless after floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka
# Sri Lanka

At least 16 dead and a quarter of a million homeless after floods and mudslides in Sri Lanka

Updated Jun 6th 2021, 7:42 PM 16,109 Views 6 Comments

There were heavy downpours in ten out of the country’s 25 districts.

# floods - Wednesday 24 March, 2021

Trapped motorist becomes first fatality in Australia floods
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Trapped motorist becomes first fatality in Australia floods

Mar 24th 2021, 7:09 AM 21,483 Views 1 Comment

Emergency services have made hundreds of rescues since the flood emergency in Australia’s most populous state began last week.

# floods - Monday 22 March, 2021

Dozens of towns isolated and thousands evacuated after flooding in Australian state
# New South Wales
# New South Wales

Dozens of towns isolated and thousands evacuated after flooding in Australian state

Mar 22nd 2021, 7:00 AM 14,928 Views 5 Comments

Emergency services in New South Wales fear up to 54,000 people could be displaced with rain forecast to continue until Wednesday.

# floods - 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 43,632 Views 4 Comments

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

# floods - Thursday 20 August, 2020

Council says extra flood defences in Skibbereen were due 'this week' but Storm Ellen arrived first
# Too Late
# Too Late

Council says extra flood defences in Skibbereen were due 'this week' but Storm Ellen arrived first

Updated Aug 20th 2020, 10:18 PM 39,072 Views 41 Comments

A Status Red weather warning was in place last night as the county was lashed with heavy rain and strong winds.

# floods - Thursday 12 March, 2020

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

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

Mar 12th 2020, 8:19 AM 43,624 Views 7 Comments

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

# floods - Monday 9 March, 2020

Emergency services pumping water from Clare housing estate flooded from heavy rainfall
# Floods
# Floods

Emergency services pumping water from Clare housing estate flooded from heavy rainfall

Mar 9th 2020, 10:41 PM 33,119 Views 8 Comments

The water poured in around homes in Westbury, located close to the Limerick border, shortly before 7pm.

# floods - Tuesday 3 March, 2020

'It's more than rugby, it’s a way of life': Nigel Owens dealing with storms on and off the pitch
# Good Cause
From The42
# Good Cause

'It's more than rugby, it’s a way of life': Nigel Owens dealing with storms on and off the pitch

Mar 3rd 2020, 10:05 AM 4,408 Views 3 Comments

Donating jerseys for flood relief – and why the Guinness Six Nations has a special place in his heart.

# floods - Thursday 27 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 27th 2020, 3:54 PM 66,940 Views 50 Comments

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

# floods - Wednesday 26 February, 2020

Families in flood-hit areas call for government to buy them out of swamped homes
# Floods
# Floods

Families in flood-hit areas call for government to buy them out of swamped homes

Feb 26th 2020, 7:33 PM 29,283 Views 28 Comments

A plan to construct a flood defence and pumping station to divert water away from the area have been left marooned.

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

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

Feb 26th 2020, 1:43 PM 22,758 Views 3 Comments

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

# floods - Tuesday 25 February, 2020

Flood victims in an Offaly village feel forgotten and 'never really considered in the first place'
# Left High And Dry
# Left High And Dry

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

Feb 25th 2020, 12:05 AM 40,216 Views 34 Comments

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.

# floods - Monday 24 February, 2020

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

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

Feb 24th 2020, 9:59 AM 22,339 Views 41 Comments

13.6 mm of rain was recorded at Shannon Airport yesterday.

# floods - Wednesday 29 January, 2020

At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia
# Sumatra
# Sumatra

At least seven dead in landslides and floods in Indonesia

Jan 29th 2020, 12:26 PM 6,727 Views 1 Comment

More than 2,000 people have been forced to leave their flooded homes.

# floods - Thursday 19 December, 2019

'It was a robust warning': Met Éireann defends Storm Elsa response after warning system criticised
# Galway
# Galway

'It was a robust warning': Met Éireann defends Storm Elsa response after warning system criticised

Dec 19th 2019, 9:51 AM 69,089 Views 50 Comments

The storm caused damage across the country, particularly in Galway and the west.

# floods - Friday 6 December, 2019

Storm alert: Gusts of up to 130km expected in west as Status Orange warning issued
# Storm Atiyah
# Storm Atiyah

Storm alert: Gusts of up to 130km expected in west as Status Orange warning issued

Dec 6th 2019, 11:33 AM 82,423 Views 37 Comments

Met Éireann issued the alert this morning.

# floods - Saturday 16 November, 2019

St Mark's Square in Venice re-opens after major flooding
# State Of Emergency
# State Of Emergency

St Mark's Square in Venice re-opens after major flooding

Nov 16th 2019, 4:01 PM 14,417 Views 28 Comments

Tourists and residents can now return to the historic square.

# floods - Wednesday 13 November, 2019

'A dramatic situation': Venice flooded by highest tide in more than 50 years
# Flooded
# Flooded

'A dramatic situation': Venice flooded by highest tide in more than 50 years

Nov 13th 2019, 8:20 AM 44,343 Views 26 Comments

The exceptionally intense high waters peaked at 1.87 metres.

# floods - Friday 8 November, 2019

UK woman’s body recovered from floodwater as one month’s rain falls in 24 hours
# Derbyshire
# Derbyshire

UK woman’s body recovered from floodwater as one month’s rain falls in 24 hours

Nov 8th 2019, 9:45 PM 24,165 Views 3 Comments

Residents in Toll Bar, near Doncaster, described yesterday’s downpour as “almost biblical”

# floods - Monday 14 October, 2019

Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56
# Rescue Operation
# Rescue Operation

Japan searches for survivors as Typhoon Hagibis death toll hits 56

Updated Oct 14th 2019, 8:25 PM 16,282 Views 7 Comments

Hagibis crashed into the country on Saturday night.

# floods - Saturday 6 April, 2019

Mass evacuations ordered after 70 left dead by floods in Iran
# Fresh Downpours
# Fresh Downpours

Mass evacuations ordered after 70 left dead by floods in Iran

Apr 6th 2019, 5:06 PM 9,759 Views 1 Comment

Local authorities have said the situation is “critical” ahead of further downpours.

# floods - Monday 4 February, 2019

Crocodiles spotted in suburban streets after 'once-in-a-century floods' hit Australia
# Townsville
# Townsville

Crocodiles spotted in suburban streets after 'once-in-a-century floods' hit Australia

Feb 4th 2019, 9:22 AM 29,999 Views 21 Comments

Police confirmed that crocodiles have been reported in flood waters in parts of Townsville.

# floods - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Once-in-a-century floods turn streets to rivers in northeastern Australia
# Townsville
# Townsville

Once-in-a-century floods turn streets to rivers in northeastern Australia

Feb 3rd 2019, 7:18 PM 16,133 Views 17 Comments

Australia’s tropical north typically experiences heavy rains during the monsoon season at this time of the year.

# floods - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

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

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

Updated Oct 30th 2018, 10:07 PM 44,702 Views 14 Comments

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

# floods - Monday 15 October, 2018

Death toll in French floods rises to 13 after several months' worth of rain falls in hours
# Aude
# Aude

Death toll in French floods rises to 13 after several months' worth of rain falls in hours

Oct 15th 2018, 12:59 PM 31,455 Views 16 Comments

Some of the dead appeared to have been swept away by floodwaters.

# floods - Monday 17 September, 2018

National wind warning issued and 'intense bursts of rain' expected
# Storm Helene
# Storm Helene

National wind warning issued and 'intense bursts of rain' expected

Updated Sep 17th 2018, 9:50 PM 117,567 Views 53 Comments

Rain warnings are in place for some counties amid flooding risk.

# floods - Sunday 2 September, 2018

Japan braces for 'very strong' typhoon as authorities warn of floods and landslides
# Typhoon Jebi
# Typhoon Jebi

Japan braces for 'very strong' typhoon as authorities warn of floods and landslides

Sep 2nd 2018, 1:11 PM 9,886 Views 13 Comments

Typhoon Jebi is expected to make landfall on the country’s main island on Tuesday

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