MET ÉIREANN HAS ISSUED a weather warning for the weekend, saying that heavy rainfall could cause localised flooding in parts of Munster and Leinster. The weather service says that cumulative totals could reach between 4cm-5cm. The heavy rain forecast for tomorrow is expected to clear by Monday morning.
# flooding - Sunday 13 November, 2011
Although floodwaters are receding in other parts of the country, residents in the capital are being warned of further problems.
# flooding - Tuesday 8 November, 2011
Minister Joan Burton says people who suffered serious damage in the 24 October flooding will be means tested for emergency payments from the new fund.
Dublin City Council has released details on how it dealt with the floods on 24 October – but the councillors aren’t happy.
The stretch of line between Grand Canal Dock and Sydney Parade was closed due to river bed erosion following the October floods.
# flooding - Monday 7 November, 2011
Independent Councillor Mannix Flynn says the Dept of Environment and DCC should help people to better prepare themselves for future weather-induced emergencies.
# flooding - Friday 4 November, 2011
Residents and businesses rejected proposed changes to Dublin City Council’s plans, stating the amendments did not go far enough.
# flooding - Tuesday 1 November, 2011
Some residents of The Sweepstakes in Ballsbridge have been waiting over a week to move back into their flood-damaged homes.
The Irish Brokers Association says that this could affect premiums if further weather-related catastrophes take place this winter.
# flooding - Friday 28 October, 2011
Economist Ronan Lyons looks at how floods affect our thinking – and wonders if we know enough about the risks.
# flooding - Thursday 27 October, 2011
In tonight’s Fix: Ireland goes to the polls, markets embrace the Greece deal, how much you’ll pay for an iPhone 4S, and just what DID cause Monday night’s flooding?
Theories abound as local authorities, businesses and ordinary citizens count the cost of one evening’s deluge.
Flooding broke out nationwide in July, killing over 370 people to date and causing billions of dollars in damage.
# flooding - Wednesday 26 October, 2011
The 25-year-old Kilbride clubman was part of Mick O’Dwyer’s senior football panel over two seasons.
And gained a vote for Michael D Higgins in the process.
Brian Hayes has said the Government would look at providing assistance – but it’s not yet clear what form this could take.
Celia de Jesus was “devoted” to her teenage son, a co-worker has said.
An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has led tributes to 25-year-old Garda Ciarán Jones who lost his life during Monday’s flash floods.
Luas, Dublin Bus, Dart and Irish Rail services are back to normal following disruptions caused by this week’s heavy downpours.
# flooding - Tuesday 25 October, 2011
Some public transport services are operating with disruption and delays this evening. Here’s the latest…
The body of the Filipino woman was found when the fire brigade pumped water out of the basement in Crumlin this morning.
Eoghan Murphy has raised the council’s response to last night’s flooding in the Dáil, saying some aspects were “incompetent”.
The damage caused by last night’s dramatic floods was plain to see in the cold light of day – including an entire piece of garden decking floating down the Liffey. With pot plants attached.
Has your home or business been damaged in the floods? The Irish Insurance Federation said that household buildings and contents insurance will usually cover damage caused by flooding. More advice inside.
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The fire brigade were forced to use ropes to tie floodgates closed as the council was not immediately able to shut them.
Weather forecasters warn of heavy and thundery outburts, but say conditions will dry up later in the day.
The search for Ciaran Jones, 25, resumed this morning and involves mountain and river rescue teams, as well as air support and gardaí.
# flooding - Monday 24 October, 2011
The city’s governor has issued a dramatic warning for residents to prepare for flooding as water enters more districts.
# flooding - Sunday 23 October, 2011
Cosy up inside if you can… Met Éireann has issued a weather warning which doesn’t make for happy reading.
# flooding - Friday 14 October, 2011
The Department of Foreign Affairs has strongly advised Irish citizens to register their details – as the region’s monsoon season is expected to last until the end of October.
# flooding - Tuesday 27 September, 2011
Gusts of up to 170km an hour and heavy rainfall are causing serious flooding and power cuts across the capital Manila.
# flooding - Monday 26 September, 2011
Areas in the north and east of the country have been affected with reports of as many as two million people being affected.
# flooding - Sunday 28 August, 2011
Two million people are without electricity on the east coast as high winds and rough seas take at least ten lives…
# flooding - Tuesday 29 March, 2011
Nine things you need to know by 9am: Lowry is given two speaking slots in today’s Dáil; the state might need to capitalise Irish Life & Permanent; and Japan remains on “maximum alert”.
# flooding - Saturday 19 February, 2011
Residents in both Limerick city and Cork city have been warned that flooding may be possible into early next week.
# flooding - Monday 7 February, 2011
Australia has been struck by tropical storms, heavy flooding and bushfires over the past two months.
# flooding - Saturday 5 February, 2011
# flooding - Tuesday 1 February, 2011
Tens of thousands of people have been ordered to evacuate as a category-four tropical storm heads for northeastern Australia.
# flooding - Monday 31 January, 2011
Storm expected to strike northern Australian coast on Wednesday night, and could bring further significant rainfall for flood-struck region.