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Friday 1 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Storms

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'A lot of people have no where to call home': Three dead as storms hit New South Wales
Five inches of rain fell over 24 hours.
ESB has restored power to 12,500 homes....7,500 still to go
A severe storm with lightning strikes caused the power outages.
Russian man reverses out of his garage straight into a massive tornado
The footage is INTENSE.
Last winter was the stormiest ever on record for Ireland
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
Analysts think that the insurer could hike car premiums to protect profits.
Clare storm repairs 'on hold' because of funding confusion
A senior engineer with Clare Co Council told that the council is still waiting for clarification on project proposals from the OPW.
Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork
Ronaldo storms past reporters after Portugal flop, Rihanna offers her commiserations
“Three players are down to talk to the media and I am not one of them,” he said.
TD warns that children's lives are being put at risk during storms
Education Minister Ruairí Quinn admitted that the current advice system for schools may need to be updated.
New tornadoes lash southern US, 19 people killed in two days
Two people died after new storms in Alabama yesterday.
Race to recover bodies from Korea ferry before storms hit
The confirmed death toll stands at 183 people, with 119 still unaccounted for.
Channel 4 thinks Tramore is in Britain
A video of huge waves in Tramore was used in an ad for a documentary on ‘British’ storms.
One per cent of ALL the trees in Ireland's forests fell down in the storms
It will take Ireland’s sawmills 10 months to process all the trees which were blown over.
Surprise, surprise! Last winter was the wettest winter since records began
According to Met Éireann’s Winter summary report, rainfalls were well over the long-term average all across the country.
Storm funding: Who gets what for New Year devastation
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
Just as €16.8m funding announced to fix recent storm damage, this happens.
€16.8m to fix storm damage in Co Clare
The council had earlier submitted a report to Government saying it needed €36.8m for repairs after recent bad weather.
9 conversations every Irish person constantly has about the weather
We love talking about it. ALL THE TIME.
Here's how much the government is going to spend on repairing the storm damage
The Cabinet agreed a package of funding earlier today.
UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud
14 severe flood warnings have been issued across the UK, with householders living along the River Thames put on standby.
The waves in Bundoran were wild over the weekend
The RNLI lifeboat station was battered just hours after a major fundraiser.
Local authorities will outline priorities for storm repair funding
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
Insurance industry: Too early to estimate cost of damage caused by storms
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.
Man dies as storms batter UK
The 47-year-old’s mobility scooter fell into the River Thames.
Heavy rain, strong gales and high tides causing flooding and road closures
A number of travel routes in coastal areas of Louth, Dublin and Wicklow with AA Roadwatch urging motorists to take extra care.
Here's What Happened Today: Sunday
Everyone’s been talking about Ian Paisley, an Irish man who died in Perth, and a suicide bomb at a Russian train station…
UPDATE: Met Éireann issues red alert
Motorists are being urged to be aware of ice on roads as windy weather is set to continue.
Batten down the hatches: Winds of over 100km per hour expected today
Met Éireann has issued an orange alert as winds are set to pick up again today.
Winter storms claim ten lives across Europe
The deaths toll includes two people killed in Britain. Atlantic storm ‘Xaver’ also hit Sweden, The Netherlands and Germany badly.
Lorry driver killed as UK lashed by major storm
Emergency committee meets to discuss response as rail services disrupted, flights cancelled and power cut.
Six killed as tornadoes tear across America's midwest
Trees were uprooted, cars flipped and houses flattened.
Severe storm and tornadoes threaten Midwestern US states
53 million people in ten states are at significant risk for thunderstorms and tornadoes.
5,000 people evacuated as Hurricane Ingrid gains strength
Mexico is being battered by two severe storms – one on its eastern coast and another on its west.
Six die as powerful storm hits Texas
A powerful storm spawned tornadoes which hit several times in Hood, Tarrant, Dallas and Parker counties last night.
The sun emitted its biggest flare of 2013 today
NASA has all the science behind the phenomenon.
Power restored to all homes after overnight storms
Thousands of homes had lost power last night, with Co Mayo affected most, after winds of up to 115 kilometres per hour.
Storm leaves six dead in Philippines
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
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.