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Dublin: 7 °C Friday 21 September, 2018

#orange alert

# orange-alert - Friday 8 June, 2018

Drivers urged to take caution after thunder warning is issued for 23 counties

Some spot flooding may occur.

# orange-alert - Monday 8 January, 2018

'Slow down': Driver warning after temperatures plunge to minus 5 overnight

A ‘status orange’ weather warning remains in place for much of the country.

# orange-alert - Tuesday 2 January, 2018

Flooding, fallen trees and power outages as Storm Eleanor passes through the country

Much of the flooding reported earlier this evening has now receded.

# orange-alert - Friday 8 December, 2017

'Orange alert' warning: Significant falls of snow due in 17 counties this weekend

A low temperature warning has also been issued for tonight.

# orange-alert - Saturday 11 March, 2017

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Explainer: Is the Netherlands about to take a big jump to the far-right?

Everything you need to know about this week’s parliamentary election.

# orange-alert - Sunday 26 February, 2017

Storm Ewan causes flight delays at Dublin Airport

Weather warnings are in place in 18 counties until 3pm today.

# orange-alert - 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.

# orange-alert - Saturday 9 April, 2016

Met Éireann has issued two weather warnings - we're in for a wet weekend

Heavy rain will spread across the country from early tomorrow morning.

# orange-alert - Wednesday 11 November, 2015

Wind warnings extended to entire country as Storm Abigail sweeps in

Some “damaging gusts” should be expected.

# orange-alert - Friday 6 March, 2015

# orange-alert - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

A MINUS SIX weather warning... And no sign of an end to the freezing stupid weather

Remember last week, when we were all running out of work to gawp at the snow? What idiots we were.

# orange-alert - Monday 12 January, 2015

Trees blown down, thousands without power after 100km winds overnight

The worst of it seems to be over — but two weather warnings remain in effect until 9am.

# orange-alert - Sunday 11 January, 2015

Incoming: Another 'high winds' weather warning just kicked-in

It’s going to be a blustery 24 hours. Let’s be careful out there…

# orange-alert - Thursday 8 January, 2015

Some flights diverted at Dublin airport over severe winds

A wind warning came into effect at 6pm this evening.

# orange-alert - Thursday 27 November, 2014

Turn on those lights: Status Orange weather warning in place

An Garda Siochána are warning about dangerous driving conditions across the country.

# orange-alert - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

Iceland volcano hit by most powerful earthquake since tremors began

There is currently an orange alert in place indicating an increased potential of an eruption.

# orange-alert - Friday 1 August, 2014

Put the barbecue away... It's going to rain heavily tomorrow. ALL DAY

Met Éireann has issued a ‘status orange’ rainfall warning for Leinster, Tipperary and Waterford.

# orange-alert - Tuesday 10 June, 2014

Thunderstorm warning in place for most of the country

Drivers are being urged to take care as spot flooding is expected.

# orange-alert - Friday 14 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Friday

Good morning. Here are the nine stories you need to know this morning as we nudge closer to the weekend.

# orange-alert - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Orange Alert: More "violent gusts" at coasts as new storm bears down on the West

The new system is set to hit tomorrow morning.

# orange-alert - Sunday 9 February, 2014

The 9 at 9: Sunday

Good morning! Here are the nine stories you need to know as you start your Sunday…

# orange-alert - Saturday 1 February, 2014

Photos: Rescue efforts under way after severe flood emergency

You might want to stay indoors today, particularly if you live in the west.

Batten down the hatches: Storm-force winds batter the country

It’s pretty windy out there this morning.

The 9 at 9: Saturday

January is (finally!) over. Here are the nine things you need to know as your weekend – and February – begins.

# orange-alert - Friday 31 January, 2014

Get ready, Ireland… Tonight’s storm warning’s been extended to cover the whole country

Met Éireann’s warning of winds of up to 130km. Higher than normal tides mean there’s a strong threat of flooding.

Falling debris, veering vehicles and aquaplaning all hazards as storm approaches

Winds gusting 100 to 130 km/h are expect to hit Atlantic counties later tonight.

# orange-alert - Sunday 26 January, 2014

‘Stay away from the coast’: Warnings issued as storm expected to hit hardest today

Winds of up to 130km/h are set to combine with high seas, leading to an increased risk of flooding, especially along coasts.

# orange-alert - Saturday 25 January, 2014

Here’s What Happened Today: Saturday

Everyone’s been talking about the fire in Clondalkin, the ‘RA’ conference, and Met Éireann’s storm warning…

Orange alert: Coastal flood warning as 130km winds set to sweep country

The strong winds, combined with high seas and waves, are expected to cause problems in coastal areas — particularly tomorrow afternoon.

# orange-alert - Monday 6 January, 2014

Pictures: More flooding in Galway, Cork & Waterford as stormy weather continues

Several routes were closed this morning as spring tides combined with widespread gales to cause problems for motorists.

# orange-alert - Friday 3 January, 2014

Stormwatch: Travel disruption as ferry services cancelled but flights coping well

A number of Irish Sea crossings have been hit by the storm conditions.

Stormwatch: Over 7,000 homes without power, floods and high tides

Met Éireann releases new alert for this afternoon as wild weather set to continue.

# orange-alert - Thursday 26 December, 2013

UPDATE: Met Éireann issues red alert

Motorists are being urged to be aware of ice on roads as windy weather is set to continue.

# orange-alert - Wednesday 25 December, 2013

Enjoy it while it lasts.. A fresh ‘orange alert’ storm warning’s just been issued

Just when you thought it was safe to go outside…

# orange-alert - Monday 23 December, 2013

Travel warnings issued, ferries cancelled as ‘vigorous’ storm set to pass overnight

Gusts of up to 130km are forecast, as the severe weather system passes to the northwest of the country.

# orange-alert - Saturday 21 December, 2013

Wild weather knocks out power, leads to ferries being cancelled

Crews have now restored the power that was disturbed by lightning strikes this morning.

Take a coat: Hail and thunderstorms to hit the country today

After heavy winds yesterday, thunderstorms and hail are expected today.

# orange-alert - Friday 20 December, 2013

Batten down the hatches: Winds of over 100km per hour expected today

Met Éireann has issued an orange alert as winds are set to pick up again today.

# orange-alert - Thursday 1 August, 2013

Bring your raincoat today: Orange alert issued for heavy rainfall

Rain, rain and more rain. We miss the heatwave.