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Dublin: 1 °C Wednesday 17 January, 2018

#Flooding

# flooding - Monday 15 January, 2018

Eamon Ryan on flood walls: 'We're gonna need a bigger boat'

Dublin was lucky last autumn but we only need to be unlucky once to regret the lack of preparation for the new risks we face, writes Eamon Ryan.

# flooding - Saturday 13 January, 2018

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding Impassable This post contains images

PHOTOS: Cork roads closed due to flooding

Motorists have been advised to take care and avoid some areas.

# flooding - Wednesday 3 January, 2018

From The Daily Edge 13 tweets that sum up Ireland in the throes of Storm Eleanor Storm Eleanor

13 tweets that sum up Ireland in the throes of Storm Eleanor

Poor Galway is getting the brunt of it.

Galway deals with the aftermath after 'unprecedented' floods hit the city

Locals have been critical of the council’s response yesterday.

# flooding - Sunday 24 December, 2017

'People fled for their lives': Death toll in Philippines storm rises to 200

A total of 70,000 have been displaced or otherwise affected by the storm.

# flooding - Saturday 23 December, 2017

Over 180 killed as Philippines storm triggers flash floods and mudslides

Tropical Storm Tembin has lashed the nation’s second-largest island of Mindanao, triggering flash floods and mudslides.

# flooding - Friday 22 December, 2017

The 9 at 9: Friday

Here’s all the news you need to know this morning.

A burst Irish Water pipe leaves family with just one bedroom to call home this Christmas

A large water mains burst at Bengal Terrace flooded 11 homes on 15 July in Limerick.

# flooding - Thursday 23 November, 2017

From The Daily Edge A pub in Co Laois flooded after heavy rain, but that didn't stop the regulars having a pint Mountmellick

A pub in Co Laois flooded after heavy rain, but that didn't stop the regulars having a pint

It’ll take more than that to keep them away.

# flooding - Wednesday 22 November, 2017

Families evacuated in Laois as flooding spreads across the county

People have been urged to stay away from Mountmellick and Clonaslee.

# flooding - Monday 11 September, 2017

It's going to take €15 million to fix Donegal's roads after last month's flooding

Donegal County Council released its estimates on the repair costs this afternoon.

# flooding - Saturday 9 September, 2017

'This and the Donegal floods go hand-in-hand': How Ireland plans to get to grips with renewable energy

A new government consultation wants feedback on how we fund sustainable energy in Ireland.

# flooding - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Trump arrives in Houston to see devastation left by Hurricane Harvey

At least 42 people have been killed and up to 50,000 homes damaged.

Rainfall warnings in place for 11 counties

Cork, Kerry and Waterford are expected to be worst affected.

# flooding - Friday 1 September, 2017

Trump to seek approval for nearly €5 billion in Hurricane Harvey relief funding

The eventual cost of damage caused by Harvey could be more expensive than Hurricane Katrina relief efforts in 2005.

# flooding - Thursday 31 August, 2017

US pastor criticised for delay in opening doors of megachurch to hurricane evacuees

Joel Osteen of Lakewood Church in Houston said “the narrative we didn’t open in time is totally untrue”.

# flooding - Wednesday 30 August, 2017

Death toll in worst monsoon season in decades tops 1,200

At least five people, including two children, have been killed in Mumbai since yesterday.

# flooding - Tuesday 29 August, 2017

President Trump prepares to visit Texas as Houston death toll rises

Houston’s Mayor has defended the decision not to evacuate the city.

# flooding - Monday 28 August, 2017

Trump declares state of emergency in Louisiana as US braces for return of Hurricane Harvey

The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.

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.

Texas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey - with huge amounts of further rainfall still expected

The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.

# flooding - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died'

The death toll from this months mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone’s capital city is approaching 500.

# flooding - Friday 25 August, 2017

'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for five counties.

# flooding - Friday 18 August, 2017

Rainfall warning in place for five counties amid risk of spot flooding

The heaviest of the showers are likely to begin in the west and northwest before moving eastwards.

# flooding - Monday 14 August, 2017

Over 300 dead after mudslide sweeps through Sierra Leone's capital

Thousands have been left homeless and there’s an “overwhelming number of dead” after severe flooding and mudslides in Freetown.

# flooding - Friday 11 August, 2017

Families forced to leave homes after burst pipe causes flooding, sinkhole

A large water mains burst at Bengal Terrace and flooded 11 homes on 15 July.

Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds

Winter floods are now occurring the east of Ireland earlier towards autumn than they did 20 years ago.

# flooding - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about climate change? Your Say This post contains a poll

Poll: Are you worried about climate change?

New research predicts a dramatic rise in the death toll from weather-related disasters in Europe in the coming decades.

# flooding - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Smart rainfall sensors are being used in Dublin city to give an early-warning defence from flooding

The low-cost sensors are being deployed across the capital to monitor rainfall, weather conditions and river levels.

# flooding - Sunday 28 May, 2017

The rain was so bad yesterday it flooded parts of Dublin's north inner city Sheriff Street This post contains videos

The rain was so bad yesterday it flooded parts of Dublin's north inner city

A spokesperson for Dublin City Council confirmed there was localised flooding in the Sheriff Street area.

# flooding - Friday 12 May, 2017

Thundery downpours and risk of localised flooding for the weekend

Don’t clean the BBQ just yet.

# flooding - Saturday 1 April, 2017

# flooding - Monday 13 February, 2017

Storms Desmond and Frank: 'One year on, we need to rethink how we manage flood risk'

Our climate is warming and major flood events are likely to occur once every 10 years by the second half of this century, writes Anja Murray.

# flooding - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Couple settle with council out-of-court after 'appalling story' of flooded home

The couple claimed there were no problems before the Council laid a culvert near their home in 2007.

# flooding - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'It absolutely destroyed me': Man sues Laois County Council after house floods twice

After the floods he said “it took a long time to get it right,” and that he can no longer get flood insurance.

# flooding - Friday 6 January, 2017

Six dead in Thailand as floods hit southern tourist areas

Over 120,000 households have been affected by the flooding

# flooding - Monday 12 December, 2016

Flood defence plan for Cork finally unveiled to the public

The plan will be on display to the public until the 20 January next year.

# flooding - Friday 9 December, 2016

The River Shannon is in for a major dredging

Plans for the maintenance were announced today.

# flooding - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'We couldn't go home for five months after the floods. We're in fear it could happen again'

Fianna Fáil are calling for a UK-style flood insurance scheme to be introduced here.

# flooding - Monday 15 August, 2016

State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands

Over 20,000 people and hundreds of pets have been rescued from the floods so far.

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