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# storms - Monday 3 March, 2014

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.

# storms - Friday 28 February, 2014

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.

# storms - Thursday 13 February, 2014

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

9 conversations every Irish person constantly has about the weather

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

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

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

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

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

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

# storms - Monday 6 January, 2014

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.

# storms - Sunday 5 January, 2014

Man dies as storms batter UK

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Trees were uprooted, cars flipped and houses flattened.

# storms - Sunday 17 November, 2013

Severe storm and tornadoes threaten Midwestern US states

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

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 This post contains videos

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.

# storms - Thursday 11 April, 2013

The sun emitted its biggest flare of 2013 today

NASA has all the science behind the phenomenon.

# storms - Saturday 29 December, 2012

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.

# storms - Thursday 27 December, 2012

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.

# storms - Sunday 25 November, 2012

Woman killed by falling tree as Britain hit by storms

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.

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are the 9 things you need to know this Sunday morning.

# storms - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Video, pics: Tornado strikes beach front in New York US This post contains videos

Video, pics: Tornado strikes beach front in New York

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

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

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 This post contains images

GALLERY: The world takes cover from heavy rain

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

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 This post contains videos

Funnel clouds: Should we fear them?

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

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 This post contains videos This post contains images

In pictures: Texans assess tornado damage after spate of storms

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

Toddler found alive in field after tornado dies

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 This post contains images

Photos: storms wreak havoc across southern US states

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

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Nine things to know by 9am…

At least 28 killed as storms sweep across US (Video) Storms This post contains videos

At least 28 killed as storms sweep across US (Video)

Homes were flattened and vehicles tossed into buildings by tornadoes that left devastation behind them.