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Sunday 5 February 2023 Dublin: 7°C

# Storm

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# freak storm
Six tourists killed by tornadoes and violent hailstorms in northern Greece
Dozens of other people have been injured after strong winds hit the region of Halkidiki.
# cyclone fani
Mass evacuations as biggest tropical storm in decades hits India
Forecasters say the area could see gusts of up to 200 kilometres per hour.
# storm hannah
Under 2,000 homes without power as ESB crews restore power nationwide after Storm Hannah
AA Roadwatch and An Garda Síochána are warning motorists that fallen trees and other debris are likely.
# Violent gusts
Storm Hannah: Status Red wind warning extended to Clare and Kerry
Clare County Council’s Carmel Kirby said that “any events that might be planned for this evening need to be cancelled.”
# Status orange
Storm Hannah is coming on Friday night
Wind warnings are in place for all western and southern counties until Saturday morning.
# Weather
Ireland is missing the worst of Storm Freya but tomorrow is looking very wet
The wind warning for Donegal, Galway and Mayo came into effect this morning at 8am.
# storm erik
Number of national parks to temporarily close as Storm Erik to hit country tomorrow
A status orange wind warning for Galway and Mayo has been issued by Met Éireann today.
# Storm Pabuk
10,000 tourists stranded as tropical storm wreaks havoc in Thailand
It’s the first tropical storm in decades to strike during the peak holiday season.
# Stormy Weather
Businesses refused insurance to get 'quick' payments for severe weather flood damage
The scheme is for businesses and organisations who have been refused insurance.
# Palermo
Flooding kills nine members of same family in Italy, raising storm death toll to over 30
“It is an immense tragedy,” a local mayor said today.
# Storm
Photos: The 'extremely dangerous' Hurricane Willa crashes into Mexico's Pacific coast
The eye of the storm was on the edge of the Mexican coast overnight.
# Status orange
Storm Callum is due to hit Ireland tonight with high winds ... here's everything you need to know
A Status Orange wind warning has been issued for coastal counties and will come into effect from tonight.
# budget weather
Met Éireann warns of 'ferocious looking beast' as storm expected to hit overnight on Thursday
Today is set to generally be blustery, with strong and gusty southerly winds.
# Status orange
Status Orange warning for 17 counties as Storm Ali to arrive overnight with gusts of 120 km/hr
The wind warning comes into force at 5am tomorrow, when gale force winds are expected in all areas.
# trail of destruction
Hope fades in finding survivors after Typhoon Mangkhut unleases landslides in Philippines
Mangkhut already is confirmed to have killed 66 people in the Philippines and four in China.
# On the brink
State of emergency declared as US east coast braces itself for Hurricane Florence's arrival
Up to 1.7 million people are under voluntary or mandatory evacuation orders.
# Met Éireann
Kevin, Hannah, Idris, Saoirse: Here's Met Éireann's list of storm names for the winter
Is your name on the list?
# State of Emergency
Child killed as Tropical Storm Gordon makes landfall on US Gulf Coast
Authorities have declared emergencies in several areas.
# typhoon jebi
Ten killed as most powerful storm in 25 years wreaks havoc in Japan
Hundreds of people have been injured. A major airport is now being evacuated.
# Oklahoma
Fans injured during storm at Backstreet Boys concert
WinStar World Casino and Resort said about 150 patrons did not evacuate when the storm hit with 128 kph winds.
# after the storm
'Siberian-esque' Storm Emma cost retailers 'tens of millions' but local stores made good sales
Retail Ireland says the effect of the storm was felt for days after.
# Storm Emma
Bank of Ireland establishes €50 million storm relief fund for businesses and homeowners
Many businesses and homeowners have been financially impacted by Storm Emma.
# Irish Water
Water supply to be restricted across greater Dublin area from 7pm tonight - 7am tomorrow
The water supply has come under great pressure in the aftermath of Storm Emma.
# sexy beast
Pictures: A snowbound zoo, snowball fights, and stunning vistas - the Beast hit Ireland and everything looked amazing
It was a day of singular beauty around the emerald isle.
# grounded
Here are your rights if your flight gets cancelled
The Beast from the East has affected flights at a number of airports.
# cyclone gita
Tonga declares state of emergency as it braces for arrival of powerful storm
The cyclone has already created havoc in neighbouring Samoa and is threatening to become a Category Five superstorm.
# a mighty wind
Storm Georgina: Power outages across the west this morning
The winds were at their strongest in the early hours of the morning.
# storm Friederike
Nine killed as violent winds batter Europe
It’s the worst storm to strike Germany since 2007, according to the country’s weather service.
# Debate
Whatever you think about Grobler, it's been good to talk about doping in rugby
The South African has been at the centre of the storm over the past week and a half.
# French Alps
French Alps on maximum avalanche alert as Storm Eleanor rips through Europe
In other extreme weather, three hundred goats were killed in the wildfire at Chiatra-Canale di Verde.
# Storm
Snow hits Florida for first time in 29 years
The US National Weather Service warned that a major winter storm would bring heavy snow and ice.
# fierce weather
Pictures: After battering Ireland, Storm Eleanor is causing chaos on the continent
The storm has moved through France, Belgium and the Netherlands today.
# Flooding
Galway deals with the aftermath after 'unprecedented' floods hit the city
Locals have been critical of the council’s response yesterday.
# Weather Warning
Power losses expected in west and northwest when Storm Dylan hits Ireland tonight
Here are the counties where it will hit strongest.
# Flooding
'People fled for their lives': Death toll in Philippines storm rises to 200
A total of 70,000 have been displaced or otherwise affected by the storm.
# Tropical Storm
Over 180 killed as Philippines storm triggers flash floods and mudslides
Tropical Storm Tembin has lashed the nation’s second-largest island of Mindanao, triggering flash floods and mudslides.
# storm ophelia
Widow of man killed in Storm Ophelia wants official 'stay at home' guidelines in status red alerts
Fintan Goss (33) died when he was returning from work during Storm Ophelia.
# ophelia-esque
At least five dead as severe storm hits central Europe
The storm has hit parts of Germany, Poland and the Czech Republic.
# cork and wicklow
Two men die in separate accidents while repairing storm damage
The men, aged in their 50s and 70s, died over the weekend.
# Brianstorm
Limerick was amongst the hardest hit as Storm Brian made its way across the country
Much of the south of the country was hit by flooding as Storm Brian hit the country this morning.