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Monday 20 March 2023 Dublin: 13°C

# Storm

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# 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.
# Storm Brian
Ferries cancelled amid fears over expected 'tidal surge' in Cork tomorrow evening
The county, still recovering from Ophelia, is preparing for Storm Brian.
# good news
Of 385,000 properties that lost power during Ophelia, 248,000 have had it restored
ESB said that power would be restored to homes and businesses in the northwest and Dublin by this evening.
# storm fallout
School closures, power outages and widespread disruptions: How Ophelia will affect Ireland today
As Ophelia clears off to the north, the cleanup begins.
# aftermath
Status red warning lifted as country to be calm and dry today
Thankfully, the weather today will be nothing like yesterday.
# Ophelia
In pictures: Storm Ophelia blew a trail of destruction through Ireland yesterday
Trees were felled, roofs were blown off houses and winds of up to 150km/h were felt across the country.
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.
# Insurance Claims
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.
# Going nowhere
Ophelia transport update: No buses or trains in the country until tomorrow at the earliest
The Luas will also not operate tomorrow morning.
# storm ophelia
Gardaí stop L-driver who was taking pictures while driving in Dublin
People have been warned to stay indoors as a matter of safety.
# Ophelia
Here are the shops and businesses remaining closed due to storm
Dunnes, Lidl, Tesco and Aldi are among the outlets closed.
# Louth
Man killed in Louth as tree falls on his car
The incident occurred in Ravensdale, near Dundalk.
# Wildfires
At least 27 dead as Ophelia winds blast wildfires across Portugal and Spain
A state of emergency has been declared in Portugal.
# Ophelia
Man killed in Tipperary by falling tree limb
Gardaí are advising members of the public to stay indoors until the storm has passed.
# storm ophelia
Flight chaos and cancellations but some Irish airports defy 122 km/h winds to stay open
Cork Airport has cancelled all departures.
# batten down the hatches
Ex-Hurricane Ophelia has battered Ireland. Here's what you need to know
Storm Ophelia made its way through the country after making landfall in Kerry this morning.
# aglish
Woman killed in Waterford after car struck by falling tree
A female passenger also sustained non-life threatening injuries.
# Ophelia
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.
# Ophelia
'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.
# International Coverage
'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.
# Your Say
Poll: Did you decide to travel this morning?
We really hope you could avoid it.
# Ophelia
Status red weather alert issued for entire country ahead of Ophelia's arrival
Rain can be expected over the country from tonight.
# shakespearean storm
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.
# batten down the hatches
Pictures: Hurricane Nate wreaks havoc but impact far less severe than feared
There were no immediate reports of deaths due to the storm.
# crumbling infrastructure
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.
# category 5
Caribbean islands hit by 'potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Maria
“So far we have lost all what money can buy and replace,” Dominica’s Prime Minister said.
# Dangerous
'We'll have major difficulties': Concern as Hurricane Maria moves in on Caribbean
Maria has intensified to a Category Two.
# they've been warned
'We may be sorry, I hope we're not': Meet the people riding out Hurricane Irma at home
Authorities have warned more than 6 million people to leave. But many are staying.
Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named
The practice of assigning names to storms began in the 1950s.
# Storm
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.”.
# Flooding
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.
# Texas
'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 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.
Evacuations underway as Texas braces for 'fiercest hurricane to hit US in nearly 12 years'
Texas Governor Greg Abbott has expressed concern that not as many people are evacuating compared with previous storms.
# cyclone debbie
Bodies of mother and young children pulled from river as Australia is devastated by floods
At least five people are now confirmed dead.
# cancelled events
Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans
An event honouring John F Kennedy in Boston is among those to have been cancelled.
# battering the country
15 spot on responses to the scourge of Storm Doris
Where are you Teresa?
# The Morning After
'We thankfully have seen the back of Doris' - Clean-up underway after storm batters Ireland
Thousands are still without electricity.
# Weather watch
Storm Doris is on the way - and she's bringing severe winds with her
A status yellow warning has been released for Thursday.
# flash floods
At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California
Tens of thousands of homes are without power, and hundreds of flights have been cancelled due to the storm.