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Dublin: 17 °C Friday 17 August, 2018


# flood - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Five people, including seven-year-old girl, killed in flash flood in Corsica

The dead include a father and his young daughter.

# flood - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Flood warnings issued in Kilkenny and Cork after 'extreme rainfall'

A status yellow rainfall warning is in place for several counties.

# flood - Monday 28 August, 2017

Daniel O'Donnell and Nathan Carter join forces to help raise funds after Donegal flooding

The event will take place in Letterkenny at 3pm this coming Sunday.

# flood - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Pictures: Chaos on north-west roads after month's worth of rain falls in just a few hours

The region is dealing with the aftermath of last night’s flash flooding.

# flood - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Fire services fight to bring massive water main breach under control in Clare

It’s the second such breach in the region in just two weeks.

# flood - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

There's even more rain on the way as crisis meeting held on flooding

Over €430 million is being spent on long-term flood defence work.

# flood - Friday 11 September, 2015

Three people killed and two 8-year-old children missing as massive floods destroy homes Japan This post contains videos

Three people killed and two 8-year-old children missing as massive floods destroy homes

Dozens of people were trapped in buildings.

# flood - Friday 18 April, 2014

Here's how much the government has paid out to homes affected by flooding

Almost 700 payments have been made so far this year.

# flood - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

From The Daily Edge A Noah screening was cancelled due to a flood in a cinema Oh Noah

# flood - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Insurance levy on the horizon to help pay for flood repairs

A spokesperson for Minister Hogan said he was “expressing his frustration” with the insurance industry when he spoke about the levy in a recent interview.

# flood - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Princes pitch in as British floods leave at least two dead

A “freak wave” claimed the life of an 85-year-old man on a cruise liner, operators said.

# flood - Friday 14 February, 2014

Repair work on flooded Limerick homes 'nearing completion'

The council say that the majority of displaced residents have already returned home.

# flood - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Heavy rainfall over weekend 'poses a major risk' as rivers continue to rise

There have been no reports of major flooding episodes overnight but heavy rain will continue over the next few days.

# flood - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Kerry graveyard underwater following floods to be visited by Minister Hayes

Minister Brian Hayes is on his way to Kerry this morning to see the extent of the damage to the graveyard.

# flood - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Enniscorthy the latest town on flood alert as bad weather continues

Flooding is also expected in Cork and Clare this evening.

# flood - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Flooding has collapsed a road in Kinsale

They should have taken the roads in.

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as we begin another stormy day…

# flood - Monday 3 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge Man swims up flooded Oliver Plunkett St in Cork Dowtcha Boy

Man swims up flooded Oliver Plunkett St in Cork

Nice day for a dip.

# flood - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Weather warning remains in place with further storm and flood risks

Don’t get rid of those sand bags just yet.

# flood - Friday 24 January, 2014

Once-in-a-century flood could devastate Paris

French capital warned today of possibility of repeat of 1910 deluge from Seine.

# flood - Sunday 5 January, 2014

The 2011 New Year's resolutions of one couple that washed up in Dublin

Did Karl and Isobel ever manage to work harder or be nicer to strangers? Will we ever know?

# flood - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Flood warnings as high tides expected in Cork and Dublin

Sand bags are being put in place at locations prone to flooding.

# flood - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Insurance providers warned over lack of transparency with customer flood claims

A Central Bank report said there was weak oversight and controls by some insurance companies.

# flood - Friday 18 October, 2013

Motorists urged to take care on wet roads as Cork issues flood warning

Cork City Council has advised business and home owners to take preventative flood measures due to heavy rain.

# flood - Monday 14 October, 2013

Chinese official sacked after photo of piggyback to protect his shoes caused uproar

The official was visiting flood victims in high-end shoes and a villager insisted on carrying him over a small pond.

# flood - Monday 7 October, 2013

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as typhoon hits China coast

At least two people were reported killed and more than 1,200 homes were destroyed.

# flood - Thursday 19 September, 2013

PICS: More than 80 killed after hurricane buried village under massive mudslide

President Enrique Pena Nieto said 58 people were missing after a “major landslide” collapsed on La Pintada, a remote village of 400 people west of Acapulco.

# flood - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

From The Daily Edge Man tries to keep his girlfriend nice and dry... fails horribly Whoops

Man tries to keep his girlfriend nice and dry... fails horribly

He only wanted to be a gentleman.

# flood - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

'Several months' before it is known if Letterkenny hospital can fully reopen

The hospital’s emergency department was badly flooded in July during heavy rains.

# flood - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Two missing in Austria as heavy rains force evacuations

Landslides triggered by heavy rains that have forced the evacuation of at least 200 people from their homes in Austria.

# flood - Thursday 7 March, 2013

From The42 Call that a flooded pitch? This is a flooded pitch... Wet Wet Wet This post contains videos

Call that a flooded pitch? This is a flooded pitch...

It’s just a little wet, it’s still good.

# flood - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

In pics and video: Australian floods peaking with thousands in shelters Australia This post contains videos

In pics and video: Australian floods peaking with thousands in shelters

In Queensland a tropical cyclone sparked tornadaoes and created sea foam that came to shore.

# flood - Monday 24 December, 2012

Homes evacuated, travel disrupted as floods hit Britain UK This post contains images

Homes evacuated, travel disrupted as floods hit Britain

Rescuers helped residents of 25 homes evacuate after the River Exe burst its banks in Devon.

# flood - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Stay away from shoreline during severe weather, says Coast Guard

High winds and heavy rain are forecast from early tomorrow morning, and could create dangerous conditions.

# flood - Thursday 26 July, 2012

Cork councils to receive €700,000 for flood clean-up

Three councils will receive the funding to help clean up the city and county after last month’s flooding.

# flood - Tuesday 24 July, 2012

China censors coverage of deadly Beijing floods Censorship This post contains images

China censors coverage of deadly Beijing floods

There has been fierce criticism of the government which has been accused of not doing enough to prevent the deaths of at least 37 people.

# flood - Thursday 28 June, 2012

Mud and more mud: Flood clean-up begins (Pics) Floods This post contains images

Mud and more mud: Flood clean-up begins (Pics)

Water has been pumped from many of the areas affected by today’s flooding, leaving in its wake mud, debris and damaged businesses.

Flooding, power cuts reported around Ireland following heavy rainfall

Motorists in parts of Northern Ireland were forced to abandon vehicles last night. Meanwhile, localised flooding has been reported in parts of Cork, Waterford, Tipperary, Wicklow and Westmeath.

# flood - Thursday 14 June, 2012

Weatherwatch: Get the anoraks out – there’s a lot of rain coming our way

Weatherwatch: Get the anoraks out – there’s a lot of rain coming our way

Karl Melhorn of the Irish Weather Network says to expect rain today. Lots and lots of rain.

# flood - Tuesday 15 November, 2011

Government should ensure flood funds are properly advertised - TD

That is the opinion of TD Joe Costello, who said that any leftover flood funds should be ringfenced so they don’t get back into the Exchequer. It emerged today that more than €8million in floods compensation has not yet been claimed

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