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Sunday 2 April 2023 Dublin: 8°C

# Rainfall

Last year
# Weather outlook
Blustery and wet week ahead with rainfall warning issued for three counties
Met Éireann has issued the warning for Donegal, Galway and Mayo.
# deluge
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.
# Climate Change
Heatwave follows flooding in China as changing weather patterns wreak havoc
Troubling weather patterns worldwide have ‘all the hallmarks of climate change’, say scientists.
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# forecast
Showery spells expected during unsettled week to come
Temperatures could reach a high of 20 degrees tomorrow, so at least there’s that.
# zhengzhou
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.
# Weather
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.
# Weather
Status Yellow rainfall warning valid overnight for three counties
The warning kicked in at 12pm, and lasts until 6am tomorrow.
# Rainy Days
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.
# flooded
'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
# Brollies at the ready
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.
# Extreme Weather
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.
# Cats and dogs
Spot flooding expected as Orange and Yellow rain warnings issued by Met Éireann
The warning is valid from 3pm today until 6pm tomorrow.
# Status Yellow
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.
# Study
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.
# Rain Rain Go Away
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.
# Status Yellow
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.
# Status Yellow
Risk of flooding in northwest as 3 counties issued with rainfall warning
There will be spot flooding in other areas.
# feelin hot hot hot
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.
# Met Éireann
Rain has returned to some parts of Ireland
After weeks of dry, hot days, we’re back to “isolated showers” again.
# 2017 annual review
Last year broke records for winds, temperatures and summer rainfall
Storm Ophelia was at the heart of the highest recorded winds in Irish history.
# Research
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.
# Spot Flooding
Rainfall warnings in place for 11 counties
Cork, Kerry and Waterford are expected to be worst affected.
# Unprecedented
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.
# Flooding
'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.
# do take care
Thousands without power after thunder and lightning
Flooding is being reported on a number of roads following a rainfall warning earlier today.
# gert
Don't forget the brolly: Heavy rain and localised flooding expected across the country
The remnants of Hurricane Gert have arrived.
# Rainfall
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.
# hurricane gert
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.
# grab a brolly
Another rainfall warning issued but sunny spells expected tomorrow
Cork and Kerry will again see the worst of the rain.
# Status Yellow
Rainfall warning extended to 13 counties until 10pm tonight
Cork and Kerry have experienced the worst of the rain.
# Brolly Time
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.
# south and south-east
A rainfall warning's been issued - and we can expect the odd thunderstorm too
We’re in for some wet weather this weekend.
# oh hai october
Rainfall warning issued for south of country
Cork and Kerry will be worst hit.
# deluge
A hard rain's a-gonna fall: it's lashing out West (but other counties will stay dry)
Rainfall warnings remain in place on the western seaboard, from Cork to Mayo.
# ah fliuch
Rainfall warning in place for four counties, with heavy spells on the way
Spot flooding is expected in some parts of Wexford, Cork, Kerry and Waterford.
# fliuch sake
Hated last winter? New research suggests it's going to be the 'new-normal'
Going forward we can expect a sodden winter like that which has just passed once every eight years.
# Rainfall
There's an increased risk of flooding along the Liffey tonight
Above average rainfall is forecast for the next seven days.
# Dangerous
Flooding across the country causes road damage and closures
Several roads were flooded in Galway, Kerry and Mayo.