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#Flooding

# flooding - Monday 19 December, 2011

The 9 at 9: Monday

Nine things to know this morning…

# flooding - Sunday 27 November, 2011

Local celebs join Clontarf residents to protest against flood plans

Residents and business associations are encouraging people to make submissions to Dublin City Council in relation to the proposed flood defence scheme.

# flooding - Wednesday 23 November, 2011

The Daily Fix: Wednesday Daily Fix This post contains videos

The Daily Fix: Wednesday

Catch up on the day’s biggest stories as well as the bits and pieces you may have missed.

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Three die as Italy hit by torrential rain

At least three people, including a young boy, have been killed in southern Italy due to torrential rains.

# flooding - Thursday 17 November, 2011

No repeat of last month’s extreme flooding says Met Éireann

Forecasters are confident that the heavy rain expected over the next 24 hours will not cause the kind of flooding that hit the capital last month.

# flooding - Wednesday 16 November, 2011

Heavy rain warning for west and south-west

Parts of west Munster are in danger of spot flooding, if predicted levels of rain fall in the next two days.

# flooding - 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

# flooding - Sunday 13 November, 2011

In pictures: More Bangkok residents urged to leave city as flooding worsens Thailand This post contains images

In pictures: More Bangkok residents urged to leave city as flooding worsens

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

Govt announces €10m flood damage assistance fund

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 local politicians clash with city council over reaction to flooding

Dublin City Council has released details on how it dealt with the floods on 24 October – but the councillors aren’t happy.

Flood-damaged rail line back in operation today

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

“No one’s coming to the rescue”: Dublin City Council meets over flooding

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

Clontarf residents unhappy with revised flood defence plans

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

Fire at D4 gated community stops flood victims from returning home

Some residents of The Sweepstakes in Ballsbridge have been waiting over a week to move back into their flood-damaged homes.

Flood claims could hit €100 million, say brokers

The Irish Brokers Association says that this could affect premiums if further weather-related catastrophes take place this winter.

# flooding - Friday 28 October, 2011

Column: A crash course in the economics of flooding

Economist Ronan Lyons looks at how floods affect our thinking – and wonders if we know enough about the risks.

# flooding - Thursday 27 October, 2011

The Daily Fix: Thursday

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?

So what DID cause Monday night’s floods?

Theories abound as local authorities, businesses and ordinary citizens count the cost of one evening’s deluge.

In photos: Bangkok residents flee rising floodwater Thailand This post contains images

In photos: Bangkok residents flee rising floodwater

Flooding broke out nationwide in July, killing over 370 people to date and causing billions of dollars in damage.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Nine things you should know this morning…

# flooding - Wednesday 26 October, 2011

From The Score Praise from GAA president for Garda lost during Wicklow flooding Tributes

Praise from GAA president for Garda lost during Wicklow flooding

The 25-year-old Kilbride clubman was part of Mick O’Dwyer’s senior football panel over two seasons.

TD hacksawed locks to get sandbags to locals

And gained a vote for Michael D Higgins in the process.

Government may offer humanitarian aid to flood victims

Brian Hayes has said the Government would look at providing assistance – but it’s not yet clear what form this could take.

Tributes paid to ‘warm and gentle’ mother who died in flooded flat

Celia de Jesus was “devoted” to her teenage son, a co-worker has said.

Tributes paid to young Garda lost during flooding

An Taoiseach Enda Kenny has led tributes to 25-year-old Garda Ciarán Jones who lost his life during Monday’s flash floods.

Transport returns to normal following flooding

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

Emergency status stood down as transport disruptions begin to ease

Some public transport services are operating with disruption and delays this evening. Here’s the latest…

Woman died in flooded Dublin basement as neighbours tried to save her

The body of the Filipino woman was found when the fire brigade pumped water out of the basement in Crumlin this morning.

Dublin City Council ‘not capable of handling emergencies’ says TD

Eoghan Murphy has raised the council’s response to last night’s flooding in the Dáil, saying some aspects were “incompetent”.

GALLERY: The morning after the floods Floods This post contains images

GALLERY: The morning after the floods

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.

House flooded? Insurance advice from the experts

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.

Here’s what to do if your car is flooded…

Don’t attempt to restart it! Plus some other tips from the experts.

No keys to floodgates as water rose in Dublin suburb Exclusive

The fire brigade were forced to use ropes to tie floodgates closed as the council was not immediately able to shut them.

More rain expected today

Weather forecasters warn of heavy and thundery outburts, but say conditions will dry up later in the day.

Unidentified body located in search for garda swept into Liffey during floods

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

Bangkok under siege as floods continue to rise

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

Wet ‘n’ windy: Motorists told to drive with caution amid weather warning

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

Thailand insists Bangkok is safe as monsoon floods advance

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

Video: Seven killed, thousands evacuated as typhoon strikes Philippines Typhoon This post contains videos

Video: Seven killed, thousands evacuated as typhoon strikes Philippines

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

Monsoon rains and flooding kills dozens in India

Areas in the north and east of the country have been affected with reports of as many as two million people being affected.