Advertisement

Readers like you keep news free for everyone.

More than 5,000 readers have already pitched in to keep free access to The Journal.

For the price of one cup of coffee each week you can help keep paywalls away.

Support us today
Not now

#Storm

# storm - All time

Status red warning lifted as country to be calm and dry today
# Aftermath
# Aftermath

Status red warning lifted as country to be calm and dry today

Oct 17th 2017, 7:15 AM 14,422 Views 28 Comments

Thankfully, the weather today will be nothing like yesterday.

In pictures: Storm Ophelia blew a trail of destruction through Ireland yesterday
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

In pictures: Storm Ophelia blew a trail of destruction through Ireland yesterday

Oct 17th 2017, 6:30 AM 28,851 Views 15 Comments

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
# RIP
# RIP

First victims of Storm Ophelia named locally

Oct 16th 2017, 10:43 PM 42,677 Views 21 Comments

Clare O’Neill and Michael Pyke have been named as the first victims of Storm Ophelia in Ireland.

Here's what to do if your property has been damaged by Storm Ophelia
# Insurance Claims
# Insurance Claims

Here's what to do if your property has been damaged by Storm Ophelia

Oct 16th 2017, 10:00 PM 20,869 Views 11 Comments

The association representing the insurance industry said companies will deploy all available resources.

Ophelia transport update: No buses or trains in the country until tomorrow at the earliest
# Going Nowhere
# Going Nowhere

Ophelia transport update: No buses or trains in the country until tomorrow at the earliest

Oct 16th 2017, 7:32 PM 141,135 Views 55 Comments

The Luas will also not operate tomorrow morning.

Gardaí stop L-driver who was taking pictures while driving in Dublin
# Storm Ophelia
# Storm Ophelia

Gardaí stop L-driver who was taking pictures while driving in Dublin

Oct 16th 2017, 7:13 PM 51,929 Views 33 Comments

People have been warned to stay indoors as a matter of safety.

Here are the shops and businesses remaining closed due to storm
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

Here are the shops and businesses remaining closed due to storm

Oct 16th 2017, 4:30 PM 148,858 Views 77 Comments

Dunnes, Lidl, Tesco and Aldi are among the outlets closed.

Man killed in Louth as tree falls on his car
# Louth
# Louth

Man killed in Louth as tree falls on his car

Oct 16th 2017, 4:15 PM 62,643 Views 35 Comments

The incident occurred in Ravensdale, near Dundalk.

At least 27 dead as Ophelia winds blast wildfires across Portugal and Spain
# Wildfires
# Wildfires

At least 27 dead as Ophelia winds blast wildfires across Portugal and Spain

Oct 16th 2017, 2:57 PM 32,733 Views 3 Comments

A state of emergency has been declared in Portugal.

Man killed in Tipperary by falling tree limb
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

Man killed in Tipperary by falling tree limb

Oct 16th 2017, 2:55 PM 93,080 Views 44 Comments

Gardaí are advising members of the public to stay indoors until the storm has passed.

Flight chaos and cancellations but some Irish airports defy 122 km/h winds to stay open
# Storm Ophelia
# Storm Ophelia

Flight chaos and cancellations but some Irish airports defy 122 km/h winds to stay open

Oct 16th 2017, 2:12 PM 24,616 Views 6 Comments

Cork Airport has cancelled all departures.

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia has battered Ireland. Here's what you need to know
# Batten Down The Hatches
# Batten Down The Hatches

Ex-Hurricane Ophelia has battered Ireland. Here's what you need to know

Oct 16th 2017, 1:57 PM 402,672 Views 234 Comments

Storm Ophelia made its way through the country after making landfall in Kerry this morning.

Woman killed in Waterford after car struck by falling tree
# Aglish
# Aglish

Woman killed in Waterford after car struck by falling tree

Oct 16th 2017, 1:17 PM 65,974 Views 41 Comments

A female passenger also sustained non-life threatening injuries.

Funeral services cancelled as Ophelia moves across Ireland
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

Funeral services cancelled as Ophelia moves across Ireland

Oct 16th 2017, 11:49 AM 26,215 Views 7 Comments

Services in Dublin have gone ahead as planned, but a number of funerals in Cork were postponed due to the extreme weather.

'A significant risk to life': Storm Ophelia could have a 'sting jet' with winds of 100km/h
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

'A significant risk to life': Storm Ophelia could have a 'sting jet' with winds of 100km/h

Oct 16th 2017, 11:32 AM 49,827 Views 57 Comments

Sting jets get their named from the ‘sting in the tail’ of clouds.

'Landfall near Trump property': The world is watching Ireland as Ophelia rages in
# International Coverage
# International Coverage

'Landfall near Trump property': The world is watching Ireland as Ophelia rages in

Oct 16th 2017, 10:28 AM 45,227 Views 22 Comments

US news outlets are providing extensive coverage of the storm’s arrival.

Poll: Did you decide to travel this morning?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you decide to travel this morning?

Oct 16th 2017, 8:45 AM 45,472 Views 71 Comments

We really hope you could avoid it.

Status red weather alert issued for entire country ahead of Ophelia's arrival
# Ophelia
# Ophelia

Status red weather alert issued for entire country ahead of Ophelia's arrival

Oct 15th 2017, 10:15 PM 461,930 Views 228 Comments

Rain can be expected over the country from tonight.

Is Ireland about to meet a hurricane called Ophelia?
# Shakespearean Storm
# Shakespearean Storm

Is Ireland about to meet a hurricane called Ophelia?

Oct 12th 2017, 9:02 AM 51,632 Views 48 Comments

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.

Pictures: Hurricane Nate wreaks havoc but impact far less severe than feared
# Batten Down The Hatches
# Batten Down The Hatches

Pictures: Hurricane Nate wreaks havoc but impact far less severe than feared

Oct 8th 2017, 7:01 PM 10,095 Views 1 Comment

There were no immediate reports of deaths due to the storm.

Whole of Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Maria hammers through the island
# Crumbling Infrastructure
# Crumbling Infrastructure

Whole of Puerto Rico without power as Hurricane Maria hammers through the island

Sep 20th 2017, 10:33 PM 20,631 Views 19 Comments

People calling local radio stations reported that doors were flying off hinges and a water tank flew away in the island’s southern region.

Caribbean islands hit by 'potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Maria
# Category 5
# Category 5

Caribbean islands hit by 'potentially catastrophic' Hurricane Maria

Sep 19th 2017, 7:21 AM 16,551 Views 6 Comments

“So far we have lost all what money can buy and replace,” Dominica’s Prime Minister said.

'We'll have major difficulties': Concern as Hurricane Maria moves in on Caribbean
# Dangerous
# Dangerous

'We'll have major difficulties': Concern as Hurricane Maria moves in on Caribbean

Sep 18th 2017, 3:04 PM 20,924 Views 29 Comments

Maria has intensified to a Category Two.

'We may be sorry, I hope we're not': Meet the people riding out Hurricane Irma at home
# They've Been Warned
# They've Been Warned

'We may be sorry, I hope we're not': Meet the people riding out Hurricane Irma at home

Sep 10th 2017, 10:13 AM 17,923 Views 24 Comments

Authorities have warned more than 6 million people to leave. But many are staying.

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named

Harvey, Irma, Jose, Katia: This is how hurricanes are named

Sep 9th 2017, 11:00 AM 12,475 Views 8 Comments

The practice of assigning names to storms began in the 1950s.

Florida declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma becomes a Category Five
# Storm
# Storm

Florida declares state of emergency as Hurricane Irma becomes a Category Five

Sep 5th 2017, 3:20 PM 34,092 Views 85 Comments

The storm is also is expected to “cause life-threatening surf and rip current condition.”.

Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey
# Flooding
# Flooding

Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey

Sep 2nd 2017, 7:45 PM 19,659 Views 66 Comments

At least 42 people have been killed and up to 50,000 homes damaged.

'A bigger heart than anyone I know': Families pay tribute to Hurricane Harvey victims
# Texas
# Texas

'A bigger heart than anyone I know': Families pay tribute to Hurricane Harvey victims

Sep 1st 2017, 8:22 AM 7,176 Views 7 Comments

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
# HURRICANE HARVEY
# HURRICANE HARVEY

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey

Aug 28th 2017, 9:56 PM 16,349 Views 15 Comments

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'
# HURRICANE HARVEY
# HURRICANE HARVEY

Evacuations underway as Texas braces for 'fiercest hurricane to hit US in nearly 12 years'

Aug 25th 2017, 7:55 PM 14,108 Views 22 Comments

Texas Governor Greg Abbott has expressed concern that not as many people are evacuating compared with previous storms.

Bodies of mother and young children pulled from river as Australia is devastated by floods
# Cyclone Debbie
# Cyclone Debbie

Bodies of mother and young children pulled from river as Australia is devastated by floods

Apr 4th 2017, 9:36 AM 17,943 Views 2 Comments

At least five people are now confirmed dead.

Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans
# Cancelled Events
# Cancelled Events

Snowstorm changes Enda Kenny's US plans

Mar 13th 2017, 7:03 PM 26,863 Views 42 Comments

An event honouring John F Kennedy in Boston is among those to have been cancelled.

15 spot on responses to the scourge of Storm Doris
# Battering The Country
From The Daily Edge
# Battering The Country

15 spot on responses to the scourge of Storm Doris

Feb 23rd 2017, 2:59 PM 9,795 Views 0 Comments

Where are you Teresa?

'We thankfully have seen the back of Doris' - Clean-up underway after storm batters Ireland
# The Morning After
# The Morning After

'We thankfully have seen the back of Doris' - Clean-up underway after storm batters Ireland

Feb 23rd 2017, 2:32 PM 30,352 Views 20 Comments

Thousands are still without electricity.

Storm Doris is on the way - and she's bringing severe winds with her
# Weather Watch
# Weather Watch

Storm Doris is on the way - and she's bringing severe winds with her

Feb 21st 2017, 4:24 PM 57,007 Views 27 Comments

A status yellow warning has been released for Thursday.

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California
# Flash Floods
# Flash Floods

At least four reported dead as Pacific storm batters California

Feb 18th 2017, 4:42 PM 16,748 Views 9 Comments

Tens of thousands of homes are without power, and hundreds of flights have been cancelled due to the storm.

Famous Pioneer Cabin Tree felled by storm in California
# Drive Through
# Drive Through

Famous Pioneer Cabin Tree felled by storm in California

Jan 9th 2017, 6:20 PM 30,991 Views 22 Comments

It was one of the most famous trees in the US.

Warnings from Coast Guard as Storm Barbara rolls in
# Batten Down The Hatches
# Batten Down The Hatches

Warnings from Coast Guard as Storm Barbara rolls in

Dec 23rd 2016, 8:17 AM 28,280 Views 18 Comments

The north-west coast will be most affected by the storm, with gusts of up to 120km/h expected.

Some ferries cancelled tomorrow as Storm Barbara gets ready to roll in
# Choppy Seas
# Choppy Seas

Some ferries cancelled tomorrow as Storm Barbara gets ready to roll in

Dec 22nd 2016, 8:04 AM 16,317 Views 11 Comments

Meanwhile, the Road Safety Authority has asked people to exercise caution while using roads.

Choppy winter weather on the way as Storm Barbara to hit this Friday
# Hello Brolly
# Hello Brolly

Choppy winter weather on the way as Storm Barbara to hit this Friday

Dec 20th 2016, 8:30 PM 27,623 Views 18 Comments

A 24-hour weather warning has been issued for this Friday.