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Wednesday 8 February 2023 Dublin: 6°C

# Stormwatch

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# Stormwatch
Waves damage Coast Guard station - while volunteers out helping others
There are over 20 volunteers working at the Doolin station, which was damaged by the floods overnight.
# Gone Fishin
Making The Most of It Pic of the Day
These lads in Co Louth are fishing for compliments, surely…
# Ireland
Battered: Your pictures of how the storm took its toll
Our readers have been photographing the incredible – and in some cases, devastating – impact of the high tides and storms.
# RNLI
Video: Lifeboat launches search in rough seas - but it was a hoax call
The coastguard, RNLI and two helicopters were all involved in the search off Co Down after reports that a man had entered the sea to rescue his dog.
# Stormwatch
12,000 people without Eircom service as bad weather fall-out continues
Meanwhile service has been restored to thousands of ESB customers who had their power cut after last night’s bad weather.
# What the fliuch
Road closures, clean-ups... and bad weather set to continue
Many roads around coastal areas have been affected by the bad weather. We have the latest from around the country.
# Stormwatch
ESB crews working to repair final faults after St Stephen’s Day storm
The problems are localised in the southwest.
# Stormwatch
Going, going, almost gone...most of the country waking up to a calm morning
However, Met Éireann predicts unsettled weather over the next seven days.
# Stormwatch
UPDATE: About 5,000 homes without power supply tonight
ESB Networks says it still has to fix about 1,000 faults on the network.
# England
'The council have gone off on their holidays': Angry flood victim confronts Cameron
A woman in the village of Yalding told the British Prime Minister she had been left stranded, and that there were no officials available to answer the phone.
# Stormwatch
Travel disruption as high winds continue
Roads, rail, air and sea are all affected as Ireland takes a battering.
# Stormwatch
Wild weather knocks out power, leads to ferries being cancelled
Crews have now restored the power that was disturbed by lightning strikes this morning.
# orange alert
Take a coat: Hail and thunderstorms to hit the country today
After heavy winds yesterday, thunderstorms and hail are expected today.
# orange alert
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.
# power out
Some 12,000 households without power after stormy weather
There are more than 400 separate faults affecting the network, mainly caused by falling branches.
# Stormwatch
What's the severe 'red alert' weather like where you are?
See what’s happening around the country here.
# Stormwatch
Irishman among four killed by storm in the UK
Donal Drohan, originally from Waterford, died when a tree fell on his car in Watford at about 6.50am. Three others were killed in the UK and four more elsewhere in northern Europe.
# Stormwatch
Sting in the tail: Katia to bring 160km/h winds to Ireland
Hurricane Katia is set to hit Ireland on Sunday night, with the north-west set to face winds of up to 100 miles an hour.
# Floods
Ships get in hot water during storm
One vessel runs aground off Louth in high winds and is still stuck waiting for a tug to tow it off.
# Stormwatch
Weather alert issued as storm spreads across Ireland
Met Éireann warns that winds will peak in the east this evening after lashing the west coast earlier today.
# Storm
Twitter reacts to #stormwatch
Weather warnings still in place today, but some Twitter users seemed disappointed with the intensity of last night’s storm.
# Storm
Weather warnings still in place after weekend storm warnings
Several Dublin roads remain closed at the Strand Road junction as further rain and winds forecast for today.