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#Floods

# 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 14,903 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 43,600 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 39,033 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 43,536 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 33,064 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 4,405 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 66,903 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 29,220 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 22,748 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 40,117 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 22,302 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 6,719 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 69,024 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 82,408 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 14,403 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 44,334 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 24,159 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 16,277 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 9,756 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 29,966 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 16,119 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 44,678 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 31,443 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 117,554 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 9,876 Views 13 Comments

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

# floods - Wednesday 22 August, 2018

India rejects UAE govt's $100 million flood disaster fund offer
# Kerala
# Kerala

India rejects UAE govt's $100 million flood disaster fund offer

Aug 22nd 2018, 8:15 PM 36,340 Views 16 Comments

India has a record of refusing foreign aid after disasters, turning down foreign help after the 2004 tsunami.

# floods - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Photos: Entire villages swept away as southern Indian state stricken by floods
# Kerala
# Kerala

Photos: Entire villages swept away as southern Indian state stricken by floods

Aug 19th 2018, 10:36 AM 9,891 Views 1 Comment

More than 350 people have died in the floods.

# floods - Saturday 18 August, 2018

Death toll rises to 324 as Kerala suffers worst flooding crisis in 100 years
# India
# India

Death toll rises to 324 as Kerala suffers worst flooding crisis in 100 years

Aug 18th 2018, 7:36 AM 6,983 Views 5 Comments

At least 310,000 people have been displaced and are taking shelter in relief camps.

# floods - Friday 17 August, 2018

Over 300 dead in India as huge floods trigger landslides
# Kerala
# Kerala

Over 300 dead in India as huge floods trigger landslides

Aug 17th 2018, 5:18 PM 10,774 Views 2 Comments

Thousands are still trapped without food or water.

# floods - Friday 10 August, 2018

Two Germans held in France over flooded youth campground
# France
# France

Two Germans held in France over flooded youth campground

Updated Aug 10th 2018, 8:00 PM 59,152 Views 8 Comments

The site was off-limits for camping.

# floods - Tuesday 24 July, 2018

Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse
# Crisis
# Crisis

Hundreds missing in Laos after hydropower dam collapse

Jul 24th 2018, 1:53 PM 16,908 Views 14 Comments

A partly built hydropower dam in southeast Laos collapsed after heavy rain and sent a wall of water surging through six villages

# floods - Tuesday 10 July, 2018

Japan rescuers carry out house-to-house searches as floods and landslides claim 141 lives
# Heavy Rain
# Heavy Rain

Japan rescuers carry out house-to-house searches as floods and landslides claim 141 lives

Jul 10th 2018, 7:25 AM 5,569 Views 1 Comment

The crisis is the deadliest rain-related disaster in over three decades in Japan.

# floods - Saturday 7 July, 2018

At least 20 dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations
# Floods
# Floods

At least 20 dead as record Japan rains prompt mass evacuations

Jul 7th 2018, 11:51 AM 16,984 Views 21 Comments

The death toll is expected to increase.

# floods - Monday 28 May, 2018

Elderly man dies after vehicle submerged in floodwater in England
# Walsall
# Walsall

Elderly man dies after vehicle submerged in floodwater in England

May 28th 2018, 7:47 PM 11,428 Views 1 Comment

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

# floods - Thursday 10 May, 2018

At least 27 people killed after dam bursts in Kenya
# Floods
# Floods

At least 27 people killed after dam bursts in Kenya

May 10th 2018, 10:47 AM 7,501 Views 2 Comments

Weeks of torrential rains in Kenya have led to flooding and mudslides that have left 159 dead.

# floods - Thursday 15 March, 2018

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

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

Mar 15th 2018, 7:51 PM 9,545 Views 5 Comments

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

# floods - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Flood warnings issued in Kilkenny and Cork after 'extreme rainfall'
# Weather Warning
# Weather Warning

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

Mar 14th 2018, 8:29 PM 28,601 Views 11 Comments

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

# floods - Monday 22 January, 2018

Several areas are still flooded after heavy weekend rains
# Impassable
# Impassable

Several areas are still flooded after heavy weekend rains

Jan 22nd 2018, 10:13 AM 18,367 Views 15 Comments

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

# floods - Saturday 13 January, 2018

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding
# Impassable
# Impassable

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding

Jan 13th 2018, 5:05 PM 71,373 Views 38 Comments

Motorists have been advised to take care and avoid some areas.

# floods - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

Risk of flooding overnight as another weather warning set to come into effect at 3am
# Storm Aftermath
# Storm Aftermath

Risk of flooding overnight as another weather warning set to come into effect at 3am

Jan 3rd 2018, 9:26 PM 43,326 Views 20 Comments

The National Emergency Coordination Group on severe weather convened this morning to assess the situation in the wake of Eleanor and to review the weather ahead.

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