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#Storms

# storms - Saturday 17 September, 2022

Death toll from Italy storms rises to 11
# Italy
# Italy

Death toll from Italy storms rises to 11

Sep 17th 2022, 5:00 PM 14,903 Views 1 Comment

The storms hit on Thursday evening, with more than 400 millimetres of rain falling in some places in just a few hours.

# storms - Monday 21 February, 2022

Poll: Did you leave the house over the weekend?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Did you leave the house over the weekend?

Feb 21st 2022, 9:30 AM 48,205 Views 46 Comments

Storm Franklin is the latest unpleasant Atlantic weather system to hit.

# storms - Saturday 21 August, 2021

Heavy flooding in South Dublin as thunderstorm warning in effect for much of the country
# Storms
# Storms

Heavy flooding in South Dublin as thunderstorm warning in effect for much of the country

Updated Aug 21st 2021, 4:18 PM 93,903 Views 37 Comments

Weather conditions over the weekend are conducive to the spread of potato blight, Met Éireann said.

# storms - Saturday 14 November, 2020

Thousands flee as Typhoon Vamco nears Vietnam
# Storms
# Storms

Thousands flee as Typhoon Vamco nears Vietnam

Nov 14th 2020, 9:52 AM 16,803 Views 3 Comments

Thousands of people have fled their homes ahead of the typhoon making landfall.

# storms - Tuesday 1 September, 2020

Saidhbhín, Christoph and Phoebe: Names of 2020-2021 storms announced
# Weather
# Weather

Saidhbhín, Christoph and Phoebe: Names of 2020-2021 storms announced

Sep 1st 2020, 8:39 AM 36,885 Views 33 Comments

The naming of storms has been shown to raise awareness of severe weather and help people stay safe.

# storms - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US

Jan 12th 2020, 11:30 AM 19,950 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power from Texas to Michigan.

# storms - Friday 6 September, 2019

Ciara, Hugh, Liam, Maura: Met Éireann has released this year's list of winter storm names
# Storm's A Comin'
# Storm's A Comin'

Ciara, Hugh, Liam, Maura: Met Éireann has released this year's list of winter storm names

Sep 6th 2019, 12:12 AM 35,683 Views 34 Comments

It’s the fifth year that the forecaster will take part in the ‘Name Our Storms’ scheme.

# storms - Friday 11 January, 2019

Heavy snowfall engulfs parts of Europe with several deaths and widespread disruption
# Storms
# Storms

Heavy snowfall engulfs parts of Europe with several deaths and widespread disruption

Jan 11th 2019, 1:17 PM 51,666 Views 25 Comments

Snow in parts of Austria and southern Germany has been causing widespread issues in recent days.

# storms - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy
# Stranded Tourists
# Stranded Tourists

Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy

Updated Oct 30th 2018, 10:07 PM 44,768 Views 14 Comments

Water in St Mark’s Square rose to a near record-breaking 156cm.

# storms - Saturday 3 March, 2018

Are You More Like Storm Ophelia Or Storm Emma?
# Beast From The East
From The Daily Edge
# Beast From The East

Are You More Like Storm Ophelia Or Storm Emma?

Mar 3rd 2018, 7:30 PM 6,082 Views 1 Comment

We all know which one is the cool storm.

# storms - Friday 19 January, 2018

Poll: Do you take weather warnings more seriously when storms have names?
# Lunch Crunch
# Lunch Crunch

Poll: Do you take weather warnings more seriously when storms have names?

Jan 19th 2018, 12:45 PM 16,051 Views 41 Comments

Give it to us straight. Be honest.

# storms - Thursday 18 January, 2018

Brewing up a storm? War of words between UK and Irish forecasters over naming of 'Fionn'
# Stormy McStormface
# Stormy McStormface

Brewing up a storm? War of words between UK and Irish forecasters over naming of 'Fionn'

Jan 18th 2018, 2:27 PM 56,623 Views 75 Comments

A storm? Channel 4′s weatherman reckoned it was tantamount to “naming raindrops”.

# storms - Tuesday 31 October, 2017

There's been a rise in weather-related disasters of almost 50% and it's being blamed on climate change
# Day After Tomorrow
# Day After Tomorrow

There's been a rise in weather-related disasters of almost 50% and it's being blamed on climate change

Oct 31st 2017, 6:00 AM 11,749 Views 79 Comments

Between 2007 and 2016, there was a 46% increases in the number of weather-related disasters.

# storms - Thursday 21 September, 2017

Government looking to develop app for serious weather alerts
# Weather Warning
# Weather Warning

Government looking to develop app for serious weather alerts

Sep 21st 2017, 6:10 AM 6,687 Views 31 Comments

Many said they were caught completely off guard by the weather in Donegal last month.

# storms - Saturday 9 September, 2017

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 12,471 Views 8 Comments

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

# storms - Sunday 25 December, 2016

Storm Conor a damp squib as Ireland enjoys mild Christmas Day
# You'll Do Nothin'
# You'll Do Nothin'

Storm Conor a damp squib as Ireland enjoys mild Christmas Day

Dec 25th 2016, 10:20 AM 13,975 Views 14 Comments

There will be some gale force winds tonight, however.

# storms - Sunday 16 October, 2016

After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti
# Haiti
# Haiti

After a hurricane killed hundreds, aid reaches Haiti

Oct 16th 2016, 7:40 AM 5,761 Views 6 Comments

Families with destroyed homes and shattered livelihoods waited and prayed for help. Food and clean water were scarce to nonexistent.

# storms - Monday 19 September, 2016

Heads up, Oisíns - Storm Oisín will be hitting Ireland and the UK next year
# Storm Oisin
From The Daily Edge
# Storm Oisin

Heads up, Oisíns - Storm Oisín will be hitting Ireland and the UK next year

Sep 19th 2016, 2:37 PM 7,179 Views 7 Comments

You know what that means. STORM OYSIN!

# storms - Sunday 7 August, 2016

Met Éireann complaint says calling storms after Christian names is 'very unfair'
# Storm Names
# Storm Names

Met Éireann complaint says calling storms after Christian names is 'very unfair'

Aug 7th 2016, 7:15 AM 28,203 Views 65 Comments

Over a 10 month period, Met Éireann received 112 complaints from members of the public.

# storms - Saturday 4 June, 2016

Eight people seriously injured after being struck by lightning in Germany
# Storms
# Storms

Eight people seriously injured after being struck by lightning in Germany

Jun 4th 2016, 12:27 PM 13,971 Views 8 Comments

France, Germany and other parts of western and central Europe have been battered by deadly storms and floods over the past week.

# storms - Wednesday 27 January, 2016

Definitive proof that umbrellas just don't work in Ireland
# Umbrellas
From The Daily Edge
# Umbrellas

Definitive proof that umbrellas just don't work in Ireland

Jan 27th 2016, 10:21 AM 6,121 Views 1 Comment

Stop with the umbrellas, it’s pointless.

# storms - Wednesday 6 January, 2016

Ireland is exposed to extreme weather in a manner we have never seen before
# Opinion
# Opinion

Ireland is exposed to extreme weather in a manner we have never seen before

Jan 6th 2016, 5:00 PM 632 Views 134 Comments

Extreme weather events are inevitable, flooding doesn’t have to be, writes Eamon Ryan.

# storms - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

Met Éireann has been crunching the numbers on our 'highly abnormal' December
# Wettest On Record
# Wettest On Record

Met Éireann has been crunching the numbers on our 'highly abnormal' December

Jan 5th 2016, 3:47 PM 22,116 Views 37 Comments

Gerald Fleming called it “unprecedented in terms of our memory and records”. And here are the stats to prove it…

# storms - Tuesday 29 December, 2015

Every Single Winter Storm Name of 2015, Rated
# What's In A Name
From The Daily Edge
# What's In A Name

Every Single Winter Storm Name of 2015, Rated

Dec 29th 2015, 11:47 AM 5,472 Views 1 Comment

Storm Desmond, Storm Eva, Storm Frank, Storm Gertrude — we’ve rated ‘em all.

# storms - Monday 14 December, 2015

The deadliest storms to ever hit Europe
# Batten Down The Hatches
# Batten Down The Hatches

The deadliest storms to ever hit Europe

Dec 14th 2015, 6:10 AM 44,749 Views 25 Comments

The worst year was 1999 when two storms resulted in 140 fatalities.

# storms - Tuesday 20 October, 2015

Barney, Clodagh and Wilbert - here's what we'll be calling storms from now on
# Clo-da
# Clo-da

Barney, Clodagh and Wilbert - here's what we'll be calling storms from now on

Oct 20th 2015, 8:44 AM 33,542 Views 22 Comments

Members of the public got to choose the names.

# storms - Sunday 27 September, 2015

'Storm Enda' won't be knocking over bins and upturning sheds this winter
# Enda The Terrible
# Enda The Terrible

'Storm Enda' won't be knocking over bins and upturning sheds this winter

Sep 27th 2015, 7:45 AM 8,981 Views 13 Comments

We won’t be getting a ‘Storm Michael’ either.

# storms - Saturday 12 September, 2015

Poll: Which Irish sports star should we name our next storm after?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Which Irish sports star should we name our next storm after?

Sep 12th 2015, 8:30 PM 21,433 Views 52 Comments

Storm Katie? Storm Conor?

# storms - Monday 3 August, 2015

WATCH: This is what the weather looks like in Galway tonight
# Very Wild Atlantic Way
# Very Wild Atlantic Way

WATCH: This is what the weather looks like in Galway tonight

Aug 3rd 2015, 11:58 PM 54,235 Views 42 Comments

Quick reminder: It’s August.

# storms - Thursday 28 May, 2015

It's 30 degrees in Boston, but there are still massive piles of filthy snow on the ground
# Sort It Out Lads
# Sort It Out Lads

It's 30 degrees in Boston, but there are still massive piles of filthy snow on the ground

May 28th 2015, 10:00 PM 40,561 Views 17 Comments

“We’re finding crazy stuff: bicycles, orange cones, half a $5 bill.”

# storms - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

'A lot of people have no where to call home': Three dead as storms hit New South Wales
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

'A lot of people have no where to call home': Three dead as storms hit New South Wales

Apr 21st 2015, 7:50 AM 13,187 Views 6 Comments

Five inches of rain fell over 24 hours.

# storms - Thursday 9 October, 2014

ESB has restored power to 12,500 homes....7,500 still to go
# Lightning Strikes
# Lightning Strikes

ESB has restored power to 12,500 homes....7,500 still to go

Oct 9th 2014, 8:01 AM 6,725 Views 22 Comments

A severe storm with lightning strikes caused the power outages.

# storms - Tuesday 9 September, 2014

Russian man reverses out of his garage straight into a massive tornado
# Windy Out
From The Daily Edge
# Windy Out

Russian man reverses out of his garage straight into a massive tornado

Sep 9th 2014, 1:00 PM 18,125 Views 12 Comments

The footage is INTENSE.

# storms - Thursday 28 August, 2014

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 9,885 Views 19 Comments

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

# storms - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

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.

# storms - Thursday 7 August, 2014

Clare storm repairs 'on hold' because of funding confusion
# Storm Damage
# Storm Damage

Clare storm repairs 'on hold' because of funding confusion

Aug 7th 2014, 2:15 PM 9,576 Views 8 Comments

A senior engineer with Clare Co Council told TheJournal.ie that the council is still waiting for clarification on project proposals from the OPW.

# storms - Friday 18 July, 2014

Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork
# Stormwatch
From The Daily Edge
# Stormwatch

Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork

Jul 18th 2014, 9:27 AM 7,251 Views 0 Comments

Wow.

# storms - Monday 16 June, 2014

Ronaldo storms past reporters after Portugal flop, Rihanna offers her commiserations
# Diva
From The42
# Diva

Ronaldo storms past reporters after Portugal flop, Rihanna offers her commiserations

Jun 16th 2014, 9:41 PM 21,116 Views 9 Comments

“Three players are down to talk to the media and I am not one of them,” he said.

# storms - Saturday 7 June, 2014

TD warns that children's lives are being put at risk during storms
# Red Alert
# Red Alert

TD warns that children's lives are being put at risk during storms

Jun 7th 2014, 9:00 AM 11,820 Views 14 Comments

Education Minister Ruairí Quinn admitted that the current advice system for schools may need to be updated.

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