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# flooding - Today’s News


# flooding - Tuesday 17 September, 2013

€10 million set aside for Letterkenny hospital rebuild

The hospital was destroyed during floods earlier this year.

# flooding - Saturday 14 September, 2013

Here’s what happened today: Saturday

The Dublin-based doctor whose family was killed in a fire in England speaks for the first time, four dead in Colorado flooding and a deal on Syria. Here’s how Saturday played out…

# flooding - Monday 26 August, 2013

Water supplies restored after large main burst in Limerick

The city council said there was some flooding in the area but no property was affected.

# flooding - Tuesday 20 August, 2013

Letterkenny General Hospital to open to walk-in patients today

The hospital says that non-emergency patients should still seek the advice of their GPs as the emergency department continues to reopen.

# flooding - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

The 5 at 5: Wednesday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

More flash flooding likely, as thundery downpours forecast for next 24 hours

You know that changeable weather we’ve been experiencing? Well, it’s changing again…

# flooding - Saturday 27 July, 2013

Major clean-up underway at flooded Letterkenny hospital

The Emergency Department remains closed and patients are being diverted to two other hospitals.

Oh dear… there’s a risk of more flash flooding today

Showers will be heavy in some parts of the country today, with scattered thunderstorms expected. And as for tomorrow…

# flooding - Friday 26 July, 2013

Here’s What Happened Today: Friday

Everybody’s talking about the rain, the rain, and more of the rain…

Letterkenny Hospital partially evacuated after flooding destroys ground floor

A crisis management plan is now in operation but the hospital does not expect to be in a position to reopen its Emergency Department tonight.

Your pics: Flooding (and a rainbow) in Dublin after “intense” thunderstorms What The Fliuch? This post contains images

Your pics: Flooding (and a rainbow) in Dublin after “intense” thunderstorms

Dublin City Council said that it has mobilised drainage crews, and will monitor the drainage network throughout the evening.

# flooding - Thursday 25 July, 2013

Storm-damaged Clerys store to stay closed for days

Deluge caused major damage to iconic O’Connell Street department store building.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things you want to know as you start your day.

# flooding - Wednesday 10 July, 2013

Last month’s floods in central Europe caused more than €12.4 billion of damage

Several major European rivers including the Elbe and the Danube overflowed, causing widespread damage and a number of deaths after heavy rainfall last month.

# flooding - Thursday 13 June, 2013

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here are nine things to know before you start your day…

# flooding - Tuesday 11 June, 2013

In pictures: The floods in central Europe that have killed 19 people so far Flooding This post contains images

In pictures: The floods in central Europe that have killed 19 people so far

Swollen rivers in the German states of Saxony-Anhalt and Schleswig-Holstein posed the biggest threat.

From The42 US Open organisers dismiss flooding fears Merion Golf Club

US Open organisers dismiss flooding fears

Heavy rain and thunderstorms are forecast for Thursday.

# flooding - Wednesday 5 June, 2013

Thousands of homes evacuated as floods threaten more cities

Eight people have been killed in the Czech Republic alone, and police are searching for four others.

# flooding - Tuesday 4 June, 2013

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Good morning. Here are nine things to know as you start your day…

# flooding - 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.

# flooding - Saturday 1 June, 2013

Mother and child among 5 killed in Oklahoma tornadoes

Watch a video of the intense storm.

# flooding - Saturday 4 May, 2013

You think it rains a lot in Ireland now. Wait till you hear about 2345BC…

New evidence has shown that Ireland experienced 20 years of non-stop rain in 2345BC, around the same time as Noah’s great flood.

# flooding - Tuesday 16 April, 2013

Oireachtas agenda: Symphysiotomy, WW2 deserters, and new arrivals

The Dáil’s newest member, Helen McEntee, will be formally introduced to the chamber today.

# flooding - Sunday 7 April, 2013

Eyes in sky help when catastrophe strikes

International agreement allows satellites to be pulled out of their orbit to monitor natural or manmade disasters.

# flooding - Wednesday 3 April, 2013

Record floods leave 54 dead in Argentina

Record rainfall has swept through the streets of La Plata, about 40 miles south of Buenos Aires.

# flooding - Friday 22 March, 2013

Floods, power cuts, traffic jams: rain wreaks havoc

A Waterford station has seen a record 63mm of rain fall in the past 36 hours.

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your wet and windy Friday.

Flash floods and road warnings as heavy rain pours Rainy Day This post contains images

Flash floods and road warnings as heavy rain pours

Blackpool in Cork was submerged in four feet of water last night.

# flooding - Thursday 21 March, 2013

Road users warned of risk of flooding

Road users warned of risk of flooding

The Road Safety Authority has said that drivers should follow its tips for driving safely in bad weather.

# flooding - Monday 25 February, 2013

Plans for rural forum to be established

The Rural Dwellers Association said that it is hoped the rural forum would involve a range of groups and would meet regularly with the government

# flooding - Monday 28 January, 2013

PIC: Galway hit by flash floods as weather warning issued

Met Éireann is warning of gusts reaching up to 120km/h on the west coast, and of up to 90km/h elsewhere.

# flooding - Tuesday 8 January, 2013

Torrential rains hit desert Jordan, floods sweep Middle East

In northern Jordan, relief workers distributing aid to Syrian refugees were injured in a “stampede” in a camp where hundreds of tents have been destroyed by the rains.

# flooding - Saturday 15 December, 2012

Flood warning remain in coastal areas

A flooding alert remains in place for this weekend, after flooding was reported in Waterford, Cork and Clontarf yesterday.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

Good morning! Every day brings you the nine things you need to know as you kick off your day.

# flooding - Friday 14 December, 2012

Coast Guard issues warning as further gales and flooding forecast

The public is advised to stay away from the shoreline and to avoid venturing out unnecessarily when gale force conditions are forecast.

Here’s why a flood warning was issued for the south and east coasts…

It’s very wet today. Very, very wet.

# flooding - Monday 26 November, 2012

Drivers asked to ‘take care’ in wet road conditions

Plus, flooding has affected some DART services.

# flooding - Thursday 22 November, 2012

Report says climate change impacting negatively on human health

The report also says health problems and deaths related to climate change are likely to increase in the future.

# flooding - Monday 12 November, 2012

Pics: Venice may be flooded, but that’s not stopping this lot

Sure who doesn’t like a good swim when they’re on their holliers?

# flooding - Friday 9 November, 2012

Shatter says Government is prepared for ‘unpredictable’ Irish winter

At the start of this winter 210,000 tonnes of salt will be available and are strategically located across the country.