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Wednesday 29 November 2023 Dublin: 1°C

# Rain

Last month
October 2023
Rainy Halloween night and few days to come as weather warnings issued ahead of Storm Ciarán
In the North, the public has been advised to avoid Newry City after “biblical” flooding.
Flooding hits homes in Co Wexford as further heavy rain forecast in Ireland
A dinghy was involved in efforts to take people to dry land in the Haven estate in Rosslare.
Status Yellow rain warnings for three counties as Storm Ciarán approaches
Localised flooding, difficult travelling conditions and poor visibility are likely in Kerry.
More flooding 'likely' across Ireland next week as a result of Storm Ciarán
Met Éireann has said there will be heavy showers or longer spells of rain over Ireland with flooding.
Rain warning for eight counties following 'significant' flooding in Wexford and part of Cork City
Met Éireann warned that high tides are expected to be very high along all coasts.
Rain warnings for eight counties as localised flooding and difficult travel conditions possible
A Status Yellow rain warning has been issue for Carlow, Dublin, Kilkenny, Wexford and Wicklow.
Orange rain warning issued for three counties as Cork braces itself for more flooding
A number of different weather warnings will be in effect today and tomorrow.
There will be a 'brief respite' from wet weather - before another rain warning kicks in
A Status Yellow rain warning has been issued for Munster and Connacht.
More localised flooding 'likely' as rain warning issued for Cork, Kerry and Limerick
The weather warning will kick in at 11pm and remain in place until 9am tomorrow.
September 2023
Status Yellow warning for rain issued for Cork, Kerry and Waterford
Cork, Kerry, and Waterford will be under the weather alert from 8am tomorrow morning until 8pm tomorrow night.
Yellow rain warning for 11 counties and Orange warning for Cork and Waterford come into effect
Heavy rain is expected in Carlow, Dublin, Kildare, Kilkenny, Laois, Offaly, Wexford, Wicklow, Kerry, Limerick, Tipperary.
Hong Kong flooded by heaviest rainfall in 140 years
On Thursday, the city recorded its highest ever rainfall since records began in 1884.
11 people dead as torrential rain causes flooding in Greece, Turkey and Bulgaria
The floods struck Greece as it recovers from massive wildfires.
Two people dead and one missing after heavy rain causes flash floods in Spain
Several metro lines were closed in Madrid this morning due to flooding caused by heavy overnight rains.
August 2023
Mix of sunny spells and rain showers on the horizon for this Electric Picnic weekend
The festival is taking place from tomorrow until Sunday.
Wet weekend ahead with rain warnings issued for 26 counties
Met Éireann has warned of a potential for spot flooding, difficult travelling conditions and waves overtopping on eastern facing coasts.
33 people dead and 18 others still missing after Beijing's heaviest rains on record
The recent downpours have damaged infrastructure and deluged swathes of the city’s suburbs and surrounding areas.
'Stay in your tents': Music festivals plough on amid weather warnings
There is a status yellow wind warning currently in place for all of Munster.
Last month was Ireland's wettest July on record
July of this year had more than four times the amount of rain observed in July 2022, provisional data shows.
This year
This month is shaping up to be the rainiest July on record
The wettest July nationwide was in 2009, but with another week to go until the month is out, 2023 may take its place.
Forever Young founder defends closure of festival to ticket-holders on Saturday due to flooding
The Forever Young festival stated that ticket holders who were not already in the festival by noon on Saturday wouldn’t be admitted for safety reasons.
Yellow wind warnings for two counties and 'heavy' rain nationwide on St Swithin's Day
It is believed that if it rains on St Swithin’s Day, we can expect rain for the next 40 days.
England chasing 251 to keep Ashes hopes alive after rain-delayed third day
Australia were 116-4 in their second innings, a lead of 142 runs, as they looked to go 3-0 up in the five-match series.
Status yellow thunderstorm warning for five counties as 'intense showers' are expected
There is a possibility of spot flooding as a result of heavy rain across Leinster this evening.
Cork and Waterford councils issue flood warning due to high tides and heavy rain
Met Éireann has also issued a Status Yellow rain warning for Kerry until 8pm today and warned that the area will be ‘wet and windy with localised flooding’.
Rain and drizzle (and maybe some thunderstorms) expected for St Patrick's Day
The east and northeast will get the best of the dry weather today.
Snow and ice warning in place for five counties, with rain warning to come for parts of Munster
A Status Yellow warning for snow and ice is in place for five counties until midday.
Status Yellow rain warning issued for Munster and Galway
The alert kicks in overnight at 3am and will be in place until 3pm tomorrow.
Last year
Scattered showers to come this week
New Year’s Eve will be dry with lowest temperatures of 3 degrees.
Status Yellow rain warning remains in effect nationwide as Met Éireann warns of flooding
A yellow wind warning will be in place for Cork and Kerry from 8pm this
Cork city experiences flooding as seven counties under status yellow wind warning
The city council warned that this evening’s high tide will cause widespread flooding in low-lying areas.
Status yellow wind warning issued for five counties
Met Éireann is warning of possible ‘damaging gusts’ in the five affected counties tomorrow.
Wet weekend in store with some spot flooding possible
Heavy downpours are likely in southern parts today.
Status Orange rain warning in place for three counties and Yellow warning for rest of country
Road users have been urged to take extra care.
Orange and Yellow rain warnings issued for tomorrow
A Status Orange rain warning will be in place for Cork, Waterford and Kerry.
Status Yellow rain warning issued for six counties
The warning will be valid from 6pm today until 1am tomorrow.
Status Orange warning issued for 13 counties as 'intense' rain expected early tomorrow
The warning is valid from 4am to 8am tomorrow morning.
Nationwide weather advisory issued for this weekend ahead of Electric Picnic
The advisory is set to kick in at 7pm tomorrow and last until 7pm on Monday.
Met Éireann warns of damp weekend ahead
If you kept the deckchairs out from last week, we’ve got some bad news.
Financial support to be given to householders affected by severe flooding in Wexford
Around 70 homes and businesses in New Ross were damaged by flooding yesterday.