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Thursday 30 November 2023 Dublin: 3°C

# Rainfall

Last month
October 2023
Public 'strongly advised' to avoid cliff walk after landslide in Dunmore East
The Dunmore East to Ballymacaw cliff path at Portally Cove is closed until further notice.
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.
This year
Beijing records heaviest rainfall in 140 years
The amount of rain recorded in just 40 hours neared the average rainfall for the entire month of July.
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.
At least 11 dead in Beijing as heavy rain causes floods and forces evacuations
The level of rainfall is highly unusual for the city, which enjoys a moderate, dry climate.
Status yellow thunderstorm and rainfall warning issued for 26 counties
The alert will come into effect in at 8am for all of Leinster, as well as Cavan, Leitrim, Monaghan, Tipperary, and Waterford.
Localised flooding risk in Kerry, Cork, Galway and Mayo tomorrow due to heavy rain
Rainfall will be more intense in mountainous regions.
Ireland is having its longest drought period since 2018
Rain is forecasted for Saturday, which could end a drought period that has lasted for 23 days in some parts of the country.
Last year
Blustery and wet week ahead with rainfall warning issued for three counties
Met Éireann has issued the warning for Donegal, Galway and Mayo.
Monsoon rain and flooding kills 140 people in a week in Pakistan
The fatalities raised the overall death toll from rain-related incidents since June to 478 in Pakistan.
Heatwave follows flooding in China as changing weather patterns wreak havoc
Troubling weather patterns worldwide have ‘all the hallmarks of climate change’, say scientists.
All time
Showery spells expected during unsettled week to come
Temperatures could reach a high of 20 degrees tomorrow, so at least there’s that.
At least 25 die in floods after a year's rain fell on China province in three days
A year’s average rainfall fell in just three days.
Rainfall warning in place from 9pm in 11 counties
There will be between 30-50mm of rain over a 24-hour period, Met Éireann said.
Status Yellow rainfall warning valid overnight for three counties
The warning kicked in at 12pm, and lasts until 6am tomorrow.
Hosepipe ban to remain in place despite recent bouts of rainfall, says Irish Water
The number of drinking water schemes in drought has risen since the ban was put in place.
'It's bringing hell back again': Clare families brace for further flooding as River Shannon rises
Around 7,000 sandbags, and pumping stations were delivered to 10 houses, some of which have been cut off from roads
Status yellow rainfall warning issued for 15 counties with risk of 'snow in parts'
It is due to come into effect from 8pm on Sunday until 8am on Monday.
At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece
People have been trapped in their cars and roads have been closed by the floods.
Spot flooding expected as Orange and Yellow rain warnings issued by Met Éireann
The warning is valid from 3pm today until 6pm tomorrow.
Heavy rain and spot flooding likely as weather warning issued for 11 counties
The warning kicked in at 7am and will remain valid until 6am tomorrow.
Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns
The new research has revealed that there are larger-scale global patterns to extreme rainfall events.
Met Éireann warns over possible 'stormy conditions' on Thursday
Keep the umbrella with you for the week – showers are expected on and off every day.
Wet and windy conditions forecast across the country from tomorrow
A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for all of Munster tomorrow, as well as Dublin, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Galway and Mayo.
Rainfall warning in four counties as snow to hit mountains tonight
The rainfall warning is for Dublin, Louth, Wicklow and Meath.
Risk of flooding in northwest as 3 counties issued with rainfall warning
There will be spot flooding in other areas.
What county got the most sunshine during June and July? Met Éíreann has been crunching the numbers
The hottest day of the year occurred on 28 June at Shannon Airport.
Rain has returned to some parts of Ireland
After weeks of dry, hot days, we’re back to “isolated showers” again.
Last year broke records for winds, temperatures and summer rainfall
Storm Ophelia was at the heart of the highest recorded winds in Irish history.
Myth debunked: Rainy weather does NOT cause achy joints and sore backs
Researchers from Harvard Medical School found there is no correlation between achy joints and rainfall.
Rainfall warnings in place for 11 counties
Cork, Kerry and Waterford are expected to be worst affected.
Texas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey - with huge amounts of further rainfall still expected
The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.
'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods
Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for five counties.
Thousands without power after thunder and lightning
Flooding is being reported on a number of roads following a rainfall warning earlier today.
Don't forget the brolly: Heavy rain and localised flooding expected across the country
The remnants of Hurricane Gert have arrived.
Rainfall warning for 15 counties as impact of hurricane set to be felt in Ireland
‘Unsettled and changeable’ weather is on the way over the next few days, says Met Éireann.
Rainfall warning for five counties as US hurricane impacts on Irish weather
Spot flooding has been forecast tomorrow and there will be persistent and heavy rain this weekend.
Another rainfall warning issued but sunny spells expected tomorrow
Cork and Kerry will again see the worst of the rain.
Rainfall warning extended to 13 counties until 10pm tonight
Cork and Kerry have experienced the worst of the rain.
Two rainfall warnings in place for five counties
A status orange and yellow weather warning were issued yesterday and will stay in place until tomorrow morning.