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Friday 8 December 2023 Dublin: 9°C

# Hurricane

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Warning of 'life-threatening' rainfall as Hurricane Florence closes in on US east coast
The hurricane has been downgraded to a Category 2 storm from Category 3.
Trump declares state of emergency as Hawaii braces for hurricane
Landslides and flash flooding have left roads blocked.
'We had to shutter up our house and head to work' - US chief hurricane forecaster Mike Brennan
Dr Mike Brennan spoke to us about last year’s devastating Atlantic hurricane season.
Poll: Should people who ignore emergency services advice during a status red warning be arrested?
Have your say.
Status red warning lifted as country to be calm and dry today
Thankfully, the weather today will be nothing like yesterday.
First victims of Storm Ophelia named locally
Clare O’Neill and Michael Pyke have been named as the first victims of Storm Ophelia in Ireland.
Here's what to do if your property has been damaged by Storm Ophelia
The association representing the insurance industry said companies will deploy all available resources.
Gardaí stop L-driver who was taking pictures while driving in Dublin
People have been warned to stay indoors as a matter of safety.
Coast Guard warns public to stay away from the sea after people spotted in stormy waters
Most people are obeying the Coast Guard’s warnings to stay away from the coast.
Mini buses bring homeless people to extra 200 emergency beds in Dublin
Similar arrangements are being made by local authorities in Limerick, Cork, Galway, Meath, Kildare, Louth and Wicklow.
At least 27 dead as Ophelia winds blast wildfires across Portugal and Spain
A state of emergency has been declared in Portugal.
Rescue 116 and lifeboat crew tasked to windsurfers in difficulty off Louth coast
The incident happened this morning before the men made their way back to shore.
Funeral services cancelled as Ophelia moves across Ireland
Services in Dublin have gone ahead as planned, but a number of funerals in Cork were postponed due to the extreme weather.
'A significant risk to life': Storm Ophelia could have a 'sting jet' with winds of 100km/h
Sting jets get their named from the ‘sting in the tail’ of clouds.
'Landfall near Trump property': The world is watching Ireland as Ophelia rages in
US news outlets are providing extensive coverage of the storm’s arrival.
Is my car insurance void if I drive in a red weather alert?
Insurance Ireland has clarified that a post doing the rounds on social media is false.
Poll: Did you decide to travel this morning?
We really hope you could avoid it.
Storm Ophelia: Households should prepare to be without power for a number of days
ESB is warning some households will be without power for up to 10 days.
Ophelia: This is how the ex-Hurricane developed and became so strong
It’s the worst storm to hit Ireland in 50 years.
Wait continues for Cork City as Hurricane Ophelia forces game to be postponed
The club confirmed that the game would be rescheduled for Tuesday night.
Ex-Hurricane Ophelia won't get a new name on this side of the Atlantic - here's why
We have our own naming system these days – but the storm won’t be rechristened.
Drivers warned about hazardous conditions as tail end of Hurricane Ophelia heads towards Ireland
Storm force winds and outbreaks of heavy rain could be on the way.
Is Ireland about to meet a hurricane called Ophelia?
Well no, probably not. It’s more likely to be a tropical storm, according to Met Éireann. We’re set for a rough start to next week though.
Storm Nate kills 22 as it batters Central America on way to US
The country hardest hit was Nicaragua.
Donald Trump has dedicated a golf tournament victory to hurricane victims
The Presidents Cup was won by the USA.
The tail end of two hurricanes means a wet weekend
Into Sunday, a spell of rain will extend eastwards across the country, turning heavy in places.
Whole of Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Maria hammers through the island
People calling local radio stations reported that doors were flying off hinges and a water tank flew away in the island’s southern region.
Irma downgraded to tropical storm but 6.2 million Florida homes lose electricity
Hurricane Irma hit Florida with winds of up to 210 kilometres per hour last night.
Hurricane Irma weakens to Category 3 as it heads for Florida
A total of 6.3 million people have been ordered to evacuate the southern US State.
Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named
The practice of assigning names to storms began in the 1950s.
Dolphins airlifted to safety by helicopter in advance of Hurricane Irma
The six male dolphins were placed on foam mattresses and flown to the southwestern side of Cuba to avoid the storm landfall.
Hurricane Irma leaves at least 15 dead as 500,000 people ordered to evacuate Florida
The death toll is expected to rise.
People urged to take shelter as the most powerful Atlantic storm in history starts to hit
Puerto Rico, the Dominican Republic, Haiti, Cuba and possibly Florida will be hit by the hurricane.
Florida declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma becomes a Category Five
The storm is also is expected to “cause life-threatening surf and rip current condition.”.
Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey
At least 42 people have been killed and up to 50,000 homes damaged.
Trump to seek approval for nearly €5 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief funding
The eventual cost of damage caused by Harvey could be more expensive than Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in 2005.
'A bigger heart than anyone I know': Families pay tribute to Hurricane Harvey victims
The category 4 hurricane has left a trail of destruction in its wake since making landfall last Friday.
Trump visits disaster zone battered by Hurricane Harvey
“It’s historic, it’s epic, but I tell you, it happened in Texas — and Texas can handle anything.”
Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey
The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.
'Catastrophic, life-threatening': Hurricane Harvey is battering Texas but is beginning to slow down
President Donald Trump granted Texas Governor Greg Abbott’s request to declare a “major disaster” zone in the state.