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Explainer: Why is everyone calling it 'Storm Rachel'?
# Moniker Galer
# Moniker Galer

Explainer: Why is everyone calling it 'Storm Rachel'?

Jan 16th 2015, 9:00 AM 39,989 Views 30 Comments

Met Éireann don’t name storms, and the Germans are calling the system something else entirely. So where did ‘Rachel’ come from? Read on…

Van driver killed as strong winds bring trees down on roads
# Belfast
# Belfast

Van driver killed as strong winds bring trees down on roads

Jan 15th 2015, 6:51 PM 14,329 Views 3 Comments

A three-year-old child was also injured when a pallet blew off a truck in Belfast.

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday
# News Fix
# News Fix

Here's What Happened Today: Wednesday

Jan 14th 2015, 11:03 PM 25,986 Views 2 Comments

The furious storm, Vincent Browne’s constituency debates and the ‘survivor’s edition’ of Charlie Hebdo all had people talking today.

One body recovered as hundreds still trapped aboard burning ferry
# High Winds
# High Winds

One body recovered as hundreds still trapped aboard burning ferry

Dec 28th 2014, 8:20 PM 64,611 Views 49 Comments

Rescuers have so far only managed to get 161 of the 478 people on the stricken “Norman Atlantic” to safety.

Video captures small tornado sweeping through Los Angeles neighbourhood
# California
# California

Video captures small tornado sweeping through Los Angeles neighbourhood

Dec 13th 2014, 9:49 AM 6,038 Views 5 Comments

The tornado had wind speeds of 65 to 85 miles per hour.

Is this the most alarming Irish weather image ever?
# Weather Warning
From The Daily Edge
# Weather Warning

Is this the most alarming Irish weather image ever?

Dec 10th 2014, 11:18 AM 4,944 Views 3 Comments

So much doom!

Typhoon Hagupit knocks out power as hundreds of thousands flee their homes
# Deadly Storm
# Deadly Storm

Typhoon Hagupit knocks out power as hundreds of thousands flee their homes

Dec 7th 2014, 7:24 AM 6,432 Views 5 Comments

The typhoon is not believed to have caused the same damage as last year’s storm.

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan
# Rebuild
# Rebuild

'We're still scared when strong winds blow': Slow recovery takes root after Typhoon Haiyan

Nov 8th 2014, 9:00 AM 4,242 Views 0 Comments

“The resilience of the Filipino people is amazing, they are like phoenix birds.”

Here's how that storm looked above Ireland last night - in tweets and maps
# What The Fliuch
From The Daily Edge
# What The Fliuch

Here's how that storm looked above Ireland last night - in tweets and maps

Oct 6th 2014, 8:10 AM 5,991 Views 1 Comment

How are the heads this morning?

Last winter was the stormiest ever on record for Ireland
# The Worst
# The Worst

Last winter was the stormiest ever on record for Ireland

Aug 28th 2014, 6:45 AM 9,913 Views 19 Comments

Climatologists have concluded that both the frequency and intensity of the storms makes them unique in 143 years.

Rain cheque as storm payouts wipe almost €20 million off FBD's profits
# Battered
# Battered

Rain cheque as storm payouts wipe almost €20 million off FBD's profits

Aug 26th 2014, 10:32 AM 6,692 Views 15 Comments

Analysts think that the insurer could hike car premiums to protect profits.

Heathrow flights cancelled after thunderstorm warning
# When The Thunder Rolls
# When The Thunder Rolls

Heathrow flights cancelled after thunderstorm warning

Jul 19th 2014, 1:49 PM 13,869 Views 11 Comments

A number of flights in and out of the airport have been cancelled as there is a 70% risk of thunderstorms.

In today's typical Irish weather : Rain, hail, lightning, thunder, frogs, locusts*
# God It's Lovely Out
# God It's Lovely Out

In today's typical Irish weather : Rain, hail, lightning, thunder, frogs, locusts*

Jul 17th 2014, 10:31 AM 17,373 Views 22 Comments

*Ok, the last two aren’t happening…are they?

Astronauts take photos of storm causing devastation in Japan
# Typhoon Neoguri
# Typhoon Neoguri

Astronauts take photos of storm causing devastation in Japan

Jul 10th 2014, 11:51 AM 9,212 Views 14 Comments

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have posted photos of Typhoon Neoguri

Hurricane churning just off North Carolina, it's expected to hit tonight
# Arthur
# Arthur

Hurricane churning just off North Carolina, it's expected to hit tonight

Jul 3rd 2014, 10:53 AM 8,863 Views 9 Comments

Hurricane Arthur is disrupting plans for Americans celebrating their independence day holiday.

Watch downtown Chicago get hit by a triple lightning strike in this incredible video
# Never Strikes Twice
From The Daily Edge
# Never Strikes Twice

Watch downtown Chicago get hit by a triple lightning strike in this incredible video

Jul 2nd 2014, 1:50 PM 2,879 Views 3 Comments

The city’s three tallest skyscrapers were struck simultaneously and captured on film.

Chile fans storm stadium ahead of Spain clash
# Storm
From The42
# Storm

Chile fans storm stadium ahead of Spain clash

Jun 18th 2014, 7:54 PM 21,822 Views 11 Comments

Approximately 40 fans broke through the media centre.

PICS: Atlanta treated to spectacular pink sky after thunderstorm
# Pretty In Pink
# Pretty In Pink

PICS: Atlanta treated to spectacular pink sky after thunderstorm

Jun 6th 2014, 6:56 PM 13,949 Views 13 Comments

This would definitely make us less afraid of them.

Man films unbelievable footage of tornado tearing through trailer park
# Twister
From The Daily Edge
# Twister

Man films unbelievable footage of tornado tearing through trailer park

May 28th 2014, 6:00 PM 22,051 Views 32 Comments

The tornado reached speeds of 120mph.

Weatherman saves tiny shivering kitten from tornado rubble
# Damage Control
From The Daily Edge
# Damage Control

Weatherman saves tiny shivering kitten from tornado rubble

May 22nd 2014, 6:56 PM 2,426 Views 1 Comment

The little thing was very cold, very wet, and very sad.

Russell Crowe squeezed in two pints during his quick stop in Dublin
# Noah Time For Pints
From The Daily Edge
# Noah Time For Pints

Russell Crowe squeezed in two pints during his quick stop in Dublin

Mar 29th 2014, 3:40 PM 5,363 Views 0 Comments

He’s in town for the Noah premiere.

There was a typically Irish reaction to the Wexford earthquake
# Earthquaaaaake
From The Daily Edge
# Earthquaaaaake

There was a typically Irish reaction to the Wexford earthquake

Mar 19th 2014, 9:15 AM 34,450 Views 48 Comments

People are picking up garden furniture all over the place.

Japanese airline facing union turbulence over staff mini-skirts
# High Times
# High Times

Japanese airline facing union turbulence over staff mini-skirts

Mar 12th 2014, 7:00 AM 25,829 Views 49 Comments

The outfits will be worn by attendants on Skymark Airlines planes when it introduces its Airbus A330 flights on domestic routes.

Storm repair funding announced for 11 more counties
# Fix It
# Fix It

Storm repair funding announced for 11 more counties

Mar 7th 2014, 8:34 PM 8,272 Views 11 Comments

A total of €70 million has been allocated to help local authorities repair roads and restore coastal protection.

Channel 4 thinks Tramore is in Britain
# It's In Waterford
From The Daily Edge
# It's In Waterford

Channel 4 thinks Tramore is in Britain

Mar 7th 2014, 2:10 PM 5,424 Views 5 Comments

A video of huge waves in Tramore was used in an ad for a documentary on ‘British’ storms.

Villagers, Mein Kampf, and swine flu: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Villagers, Mein Kampf, and swine flu: The week in numbers

Mar 1st 2014, 7:30 PM 7,620 Views 0 Comments

Plus: How much did Irish politicians disclose in donations for last year?

Good news: All electricity faults to be cleared by tomorrow
# Weatherwatch
# Weatherwatch

Good news: All electricity faults to be cleared by tomorrow

Feb 20th 2014, 6:51 PM 6,206 Views 20 Comments

ESB Networks has been phoning customers without power today to update them on what’s happening.

Your Thankfully Not A Fallen Tree In Sight For A Change Pic Of The Day
# Co Kerry
# Co Kerry

Your Thankfully Not A Fallen Tree In Sight For A Change Pic Of The Day

Feb 18th 2014, 12:41 PM 7,804 Views 6 Comments

(Don’t worry, that’s not a shark… This is Dingle — it’s Fungie)

Let's all take a few seconds to marvel at an ALMOST rain-free Ireland
# Spring Watch
# Spring Watch

Let's all take a few seconds to marvel at an ALMOST rain-free Ireland

Feb 18th 2014, 8:54 AM 13,220 Views 30 Comments

There are currently NO extreme weather warnings in effect. Given the last two months we’ve had — this, in itself, is now news.

UK crews drafted in, as thousands of homes in the south still without power
# Still Offline
# Still Offline

UK crews drafted in, as thousands of homes in the south still without power

Feb 18th 2014, 8:10 AM 9,814 Views 40 Comments

The workers are being sent to provide back-up in the worst affected areas — including Kerry, Newcastlewest, Tipperary and Enniscorthy.

Sunbeds, Prince Harry, and Superquinn sausages: The week in numbers
# Prime Numbers
# Prime Numbers

Sunbeds, Prince Harry, and Superquinn sausages: The week in numbers

Feb 15th 2014, 7:30 PM 15,232 Views 9 Comments

Plus: What percentage of teenagers have received a sexual message online?

Top FIVE since records began, WORST in 26 years... the 12 February storm in numbers
# Crunch Time
# Crunch Time

Top FIVE since records began, WORST in 26 years... the 12 February storm in numbers

Feb 15th 2014, 10:15 AM 18,623 Views 17 Comments

All the facts and figures in one handy place (although we’re still counting the fallen trees).

Repair work on flooded Limerick homes 'nearing completion'
# Calm After The Storm
# Calm After The Storm

Repair work on flooded Limerick homes 'nearing completion'

Feb 14th 2014, 5:36 PM 8,118 Views 6 Comments

The council say that the majority of displaced residents have already returned home.

TWO ‘orange’ warnings now in place as fresh storm brings wind, rain & snow
# Severe Warning
# Severe Warning

TWO ‘orange’ warnings now in place as fresh storm brings wind, rain & snow

Feb 14th 2014, 12:29 PM 49,133 Views 63 Comments

A flood warning was issued for the entire country this morning. Now, a wind alert has been extended to all of Munster and Leinster.

Boil water notice issued in Cork, but lifted in parts of Limerick
# Put The Kettle On
# Put The Kettle On

Boil water notice issued in Cork, but lifted in parts of Limerick

Feb 13th 2014, 9:04 PM 20,818 Views 24 Comments

The stormy weather over the last couple of days led to “extensive power outages” affecting water pumping stations and treatment plants, Limerick council said.

Crews 'working against the clock' but 80,000 to remain without power overnight
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Crews 'working against the clock' but 80,000 to remain without power overnight

Feb 13th 2014, 6:47 PM 13,495 Views 29 Comments

Clare County Council has issued a flood and storm warning in advance of the severe weather conditions expected over the next 48 hours.

"Some fine weather": Those three words from Evelyn Cusack that mean so much...
# Spring Watch
# Spring Watch

"Some fine weather": Those three words from Evelyn Cusack that mean so much...

Feb 13th 2014, 1:19 PM 23,171 Views 18 Comments

Good news, just in time for Valentine’s. (We just need to get through the next 48 hours of rain, unfortunately).

How did poor old Charles Darwin get dragged into the nation's storm coverage?
# Specious Origins
# Specious Origins

How did poor old Charles Darwin get dragged into the nation's storm coverage?

Feb 13th 2014, 11:14 AM 15,667 Views 20 Comments

Things evolved rapidly throughout the day yesterday (sorry*). But why was everyone calling the system ‘Darwin’?

So, the storm is gone… Now how do I get to work?
# Travel Disruption
# Travel Disruption

So, the storm is gone… Now how do I get to work?

Feb 13th 2014, 9:00 AM 36,816 Views 37 Comments

Your home may be without power, but you still have to hit the road (or the railway) this morning. Here’s the current picture…