Advertisement
This site uses cookies to improve your experience and to provide services and advertising. By continuing to browse, you agree to the use of cookies described in our Cookies Policy. You may change your settings at any time but this may impact on the functionality of the site. To learn more see our Cookies Policy.
OK
Dublin: 7 °C Friday 21 September, 2018

#Flooding

# 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.

# flooding - Friday 8 July, 2016

In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak Taiwan This post contains images

In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak

More than 15,400 people have been evacuated from 14 counties and cities.

# flooding - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Strikes, terror threats and flooding - here's what Irish fans travelling to the Euros need to look out for

What’s the security situation? Are transport strikes still ongoing? Has the flooding receded?

# flooding - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Five killed in France and Germany as some areas endure worst flooding in a century

The waters are expected to keep rising for the coming days.

# flooding - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

After five months under water, this flooded railway line is finally set to re-open*

*Subject to a successful test run this afternoon, that is.

# flooding - Monday 25 April, 2016

Galway and Cork make most claims for humanitarian assistance funding after flood damage

Almost €900,000 has been paid out so far this year.

# flooding - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday

“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”

# flooding - Monday 18 April, 2016

Reporter helps save man from drowning during live TV broadcast

The man escaped from his car unharmed.

# flooding - Monday 11 April, 2016

More flooding expected for Cork after weekend rain left streets underwater

Millions of euro in damage has been caused by flooding in recent years.

# flooding - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Cork on alert once again as rain and high tides cause flooding

Motorists have been advised to change their travel plans and exercise extreme caution in coastal areas.

# flooding - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

A group set up to plan flood defences didn't meet for four years

Another didn’t meet for six.

# flooding - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Hope you enjoyed the sunshine, tomorrow is set to be pretty horrible

There’ll be a risk of flooding over the weekend.

# flooding - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Hated last winter? New research suggests it's going to be the 'new-normal'

Going forward we can expect a sodden winter like that which has just passed once every eight years.

# flooding - Monday 15 February, 2016

Here's how much has been paid out to flood damaged households in these 22 counties

Almost €500,000 has been provided to 424 households.

# flooding - Monday 8 February, 2016

Power outages and flooding as Storm Imogen continues to blow through Ireland

Cork and Kerry have borne the brunt of the fierce weather.

# flooding - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Get ready for four more days of miserable rain...

It’s set to be wet and windy all weekend.

# flooding - Friday 5 February, 2016

Risk of flooding as widespread rain kicks off the weekend

The ESB has advised that the flow of water through Parteen Weir will be reduced today.

# flooding - Monday 25 January, 2016

Four weather warnings issued as heavy rain and wind set to batter coastal counties

The gardaí and local authorities have advised people to be extra vigilant, with some flooding expected.

# flooding - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Minister hits out at claim flood relief budget has been 'slashed'

Simon Harris says the government is investing more money in this area over the next five years than has been spent in the last two decades.

# flooding - Monday 18 January, 2016

Scientists discover worms as big as snakes… that may help reduce flooding

The worms were found in Scotland.

# flooding - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Flooding drives rats out of their homes, and there is a hidden danger to worry about

The floods we’ve had over the past weeks have made germs and bacteria a danger.

# flooding - Wednesday 13 January, 2016

TDs are back from their Christmas break - and they've got one thing on their minds

Here’s everything you need to know about what’s happening in Irish politics right now…

# flooding - Monday 11 January, 2016

Two thirds of the country are against paying higher insurance premiums in order to help flood victims

The latest Claire Byrne Live / Amárach poll suggests that a levy on premiums would not be a popular move with the electorate.

One way to help stop floods? Don't let developers build on flood plains

That’s the advice of one Irish expert who has been analysing international floods.