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#Storms

# storms - Friday 7 March, 2014

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 5,403 Views 5 Comments

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

# storms - Wednesday 5 March, 2014

One per cent of ALL the trees in Ireland's forests fell down in the storms
# Blown Away
# Blown Away

One per cent of ALL the trees in Ireland's forests fell down in the storms

Mar 5th 2014, 10:21 AM 8,841 Views 54 Comments

It will take Ireland’s sawmills 10 months to process all the trees which were blown over.

# storms - Monday 3 March, 2014

Surprise, surprise! Last winter was the wettest winter since records began
# Wet Wet Wet
# Wet Wet Wet

Surprise, surprise! Last winter was the wettest winter since records began

Mar 3rd 2014, 7:39 PM 13,837 Views 29 Comments

According to Met Éireann’s Winter summary report, rainfalls were well over the long-term average all across the country.

# storms - Friday 28 February, 2014

Storm funding: Who gets what for New Year devastation
# Cold Comfort
# Cold Comfort

Storm funding: Who gets what for New Year devastation

Feb 28th 2014, 6:19 PM 7,481 Views 7 Comments

Damage repair monies announced by Phil Hogan – but funding for new coastal protection works still being considered.

Not again: Clare coast braced for weekend floods
# Battered
# Battered

Not again: Clare coast braced for weekend floods

Feb 28th 2014, 5:49 PM 13,374 Views 2 Comments

Just as €16.8m funding announced to fix recent storm damage, this happens.

€16.8m to fix storm damage in Co Clare
# Repairs
# Repairs

€16.8m to fix storm damage in Co Clare

Feb 28th 2014, 7:55 AM 7,258 Views 29 Comments

The council had earlier submitted a report to Government saying it needed €36.8m for repairs after recent bad weather.

# storms - Thursday 13 February, 2014

9 conversations every Irish person constantly has about the weather
# Freeeezing
From The Daily Edge
# Freeeezing

9 conversations every Irish person constantly has about the weather

Feb 13th 2014, 1:00 PM 26,246 Views 24 Comments

We love talking about it. ALL THE TIME.

# storms - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Here's how much the government is going to spend on repairing the storm damage
# Counting The Cost
# Counting The Cost

Here's how much the government is going to spend on repairing the storm damage

Feb 11th 2014, 6:05 PM 8,305 Views 54 Comments

The Cabinet agreed a package of funding earlier today.

# storms - Monday 10 February, 2014

UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud
# Storm
# Storm

UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud

Feb 10th 2014, 12:06 PM 13,395 Views 12 Comments

14 severe flood warnings have been issued across the UK, with householders living along the River Thames put on standby.

# storms - Monday 3 February, 2014

The waves in Bundoran were wild over the weekend
# Eat Sleep Wave Repeat
# Eat Sleep Wave Repeat

The waves in Bundoran were wild over the weekend

Feb 3rd 2014, 4:28 PM 17,672 Views 2 Comments

The RNLI lifeboat station was battered just hours after a major fundraiser.

# storms - Tuesday 7 January, 2014

Local authorities will outline priorities for storm repair funding
# Clean Up
# Clean Up

Local authorities will outline priorities for storm repair funding

Jan 7th 2014, 7:31 PM 10,045 Views 12 Comments

The response to the storms will first be assessed by local authorities before a preliminary report is then brought to Government next week.

Incredible close-up video of huge wave in Bray
# Waves
From The Daily Edge
# Waves

Incredible close-up video of huge wave in Bray

Jan 7th 2014, 12:03 PM 9,929 Views 6 Comments

Surprising.

# storms - Monday 6 January, 2014

Insurance industry: Too early to estimate cost of damage caused by storms
# Counting The Cost
# Counting The Cost

Insurance industry: Too early to estimate cost of damage caused by storms

Jan 6th 2014, 8:36 AM 7,409 Views 17 Comments

Meanwhile, the government has been urged to seek funding from the European Union’s Solidarity Fund to assist with storm damage caused by the extreme weather.

# storms - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Man dies as storms batter UK
# Stormwatch
# Stormwatch

Man dies as storms batter UK

Jan 5th 2014, 6:45 PM 18,721 Views 12 Comments

The 47-year-old’s mobility scooter fell into the River Thames.

# storms - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Heavy rain, strong gales and high tides causing flooding and road closures
# Outside Is Frightful
# Outside Is Frightful

Heavy rain, strong gales and high tides causing flooding and road closures

Jan 1st 2014, 1:36 PM 24,417 Views 28 Comments

A number of travel routes in coastal areas of Louth, Dublin and Wicklow with AA Roadwatch urging motorists to take extra care.

# storms - Sunday 29 December, 2013

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

Here's What Happened Today: Sunday

Dec 29th 2013, 7:59 PM 18,294 Views 6 Comments

Everyone’s been talking about Ian Paisley, an Irish man who died in Perth, and a suicide bomb at a Russian train station…

# storms - Thursday 26 December, 2013

UPDATE: Met Éireann issues red alert
# Storms-a-brewin
# Storms-a-brewin

UPDATE: Met Éireann issues red alert

Dec 26th 2013, 10:53 AM 45,560 Views 62 Comments

Motorists are being urged to be aware of ice on roads as windy weather is set to continue.

# storms - Friday 20 December, 2013

Batten down the hatches: Winds of over 100km per hour expected today
# Orange Alert
# Orange Alert

Batten down the hatches: Winds of over 100km per hour expected today

Dec 20th 2013, 8:55 AM 15,833 Views 24 Comments

Met Éireann has issued an orange alert as winds are set to pick up again today.

# storms - Friday 6 December, 2013

Winter storms claim ten lives across Europe
# Xaver
# Xaver

Winter storms claim ten lives across Europe

Dec 6th 2013, 10:59 PM 14,554 Views 11 Comments

The deaths toll includes two people killed in Britain. Atlantic storm ‘Xaver’ also hit Sweden, The Netherlands and Germany badly.

# storms - Thursday 5 December, 2013

Lorry driver killed as UK lashed by major storm
# Gales
# Gales

Lorry driver killed as UK lashed by major storm

Dec 5th 2013, 1:10 PM 14,641 Views 10 Comments

Emergency committee meets to discuss response as rail services disrupted, flights cancelled and power cut.

# storms - Monday 18 November, 2013

Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest
# Storms
# Storms

Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest

Nov 18th 2013, 7:43 AM 10,706 Views 20 Comments

Trees were uprooted, cars flipped and houses flattened.

# storms - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Severe storm and tornadoes threaten Midwestern US states
# Weatherwatch
# Weatherwatch

Severe storm and tornadoes threaten Midwestern US states

Nov 17th 2013, 7:44 PM 19,664 Views 39 Comments

53 million people in ten states are at significant risk for thunderstorms and tornadoes.

# storms - Sunday 15 September, 2013

5,000 people evacuated as Hurricane Ingrid gains strength
# Weather
# Weather

5,000 people evacuated as Hurricane Ingrid gains strength

Sep 15th 2013, 1:38 PM 16,990 Views 5 Comments

Mexico is being battered by two severe storms – one on its eastern coast and another on its west.

# storms - Thursday 16 May, 2013

Six die as powerful storm hits Texas
# Storms
# Storms

Six die as powerful storm hits Texas

May 16th 2013, 9:50 AM 6,141 Views 10 Comments

A powerful storm spawned tornadoes which hit several times in Hood, Tarrant, Dallas and Parker counties last night.

# storms - Thursday 11 April, 2013

The sun emitted its biggest flare of 2013 today
# Space Weather
# Space Weather

The sun emitted its biggest flare of 2013 today

Apr 11th 2013, 8:44 PM 15,613 Views 35 Comments

NASA has all the science behind the phenomenon.

# storms - Saturday 29 December, 2012

Power restored to all homes after overnight storms
# Storms
# Storms

Power restored to all homes after overnight storms

Dec 29th 2012, 12:19 PM 4,560 Views 1 Comment

Thousands of homes had lost power last night, with Co Mayo affected most, after winds of up to 115 kilometres per hour.

# storms - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Storm leaves six dead in Philippines
# Philippines
# Philippines

Storm leaves six dead in Philippines

Dec 27th 2012, 9:37 AM 2,603 Views 1 Comment

Tropical Storm Wukong has killed six people and left two missing after hitting the central Philippines.

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east
# United States
# United States

Pics: Snowstorms batter the US midwest and head east

Dec 27th 2012, 8:43 AM 6,606 Views 2 Comments

At least six people have died as a result of the storm with authorities telling people to stay at home and not risk treacherous roads.

# storms - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Woman killed by falling tree as Britain hit by storms
# Britain
# Britain

Woman killed by falling tree as Britain hit by storms

Nov 25th 2012, 9:31 AM 6,241 Views 2 Comments

The 21-year-old woman, who was living in a tent, was hit as a tree fell in heavy rains; two men were also injured.

# storms - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Video, pics: Tornado strikes beach front in New York
# US
# US

Video, pics: Tornado strikes beach front in New York

Sep 8th 2012, 7:48 PM 11,363 Views 10 Comments

In what is an extremely unusual occurrence, a twister hit Breezy Point in the Queens area causing some considerable damage.

# storms - Wednesday 29 August, 2012

Lightning strike cuts electricity to 11,000 homes in Wexford
# Power Cut
# Power Cut

Lightning strike cuts electricity to 11,000 homes in Wexford

Aug 29th 2012, 9:18 AM 4,332 Views 3 Comments

ESB Networks says a transformer was damaged during storms, and that crews are working to restore power.

# storms - Monday 6 August, 2012

Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study
# Save Yourself
# Save Yourself

Women and children first? Not anymore says shipwreck study

Aug 6th 2012, 5:00 PM 8,749 Views 17 Comments

A study into shipwrecks over the years shows that when it comes to survival it is every man for himself.

# storms - Thursday 19 July, 2012

GALLERY: The world takes cover from heavy rain
# Taking A Splash
# Taking A Splash

GALLERY: The world takes cover from heavy rain

Jul 19th 2012, 2:24 PM 6,255 Views 7 Comments

It’s not just Ireland that’s getting the occasional bout of rain this week…

# storms - Saturday 30 June, 2012

Five killed as severe storms strike eastern US
# Storms
# Storms

Five killed as severe storms strike eastern US

Jun 30th 2012, 4:29 PM 4,503 Views 1 Comment

Thousands have been left without electricity and air conditioning as US weather forecasters warn of soaring temperatures in mid-Atlantic states.

# storms - Saturday 16 June, 2012

Funnel clouds: Should we fear them?
# Weatherwatch
# Weatherwatch

Funnel clouds: Should we fear them?

Jun 16th 2012, 9:15 AM 9,869 Views 11 Comments

Rope-like twists of the cloud are being frequently spotted over Ireland – but are they really tornados? Meteorologist Karl Mehlhorn explains.

# storms - Sunday 15 April, 2012

US storms: Tornado kills 5 in Oklahoma
# Storms
# Storms

US storms: Tornado kills 5 in Oklahoma

Apr 15th 2012, 12:34 PM 1,679 Views 3 Comments

Five people, including two children, have been killed by a tornado that struck in Oklamhoma early this morning after warning signals failed to sound.

# storms - Wednesday 4 April, 2012

In pictures: Texans assess tornado damage after spate of storms
# Tornadoes
# Tornadoes

In pictures: Texans assess tornado damage after spate of storms

Apr 4th 2012, 10:07 AM 1,925 Views 4 Comments

The National Weather Service says that up to a dozen tornadoes may have struck the Dallas-Fort Worth area yesterday.

# storms - Monday 5 March, 2012

Toddler found alive in field after tornado dies
# US
# US

Toddler found alive in field after tornado dies

Mar 5th 2012, 10:01 AM 1,963 Views 4 Comments

The 15-month-old’s parents, brother and sister were killed in a storm which wreaked havoc across five US states.

# storms - Saturday 3 March, 2012

Photos: storms wreak havoc across southern US states
# Tornadoes
# Tornadoes

Photos: storms wreak havoc across southern US states

Mar 3rd 2012, 6:29 PM 3,351 Views 5 Comments

At least 37 people have been killed as the tornadoes destroyed everything in their paths on Friday.