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#Extreme Weather

# extreme-weather - Sunday 29 November, 2020

Sydney records hottest November night ever as city bakes in 40 degree temperatures
# Australia
# Australia

Sydney records hottest November night ever as city bakes in 40 degree temperatures

Nov 29th 2020, 11:31 AM 50,027 Views 31 Comments

The overnight temperature did not drop below 25.3 degrees Celsius on Saturday.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 4 October, 2020

France and Italy step up rescue efforts after floods
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

France and Italy step up rescue efforts after floods

Updated Oct 4th 2020, 4:07 PM 43,570 Views 4 Comments

Floods destroyed roads, houses and bridges surrounding the city of Nice yesterday.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 25 August, 2020

37 rescued from floods as homes evacuated in Down
# Newcastle
# Newcastle

37 rescued from floods as homes evacuated in Down

Updated Aug 25th 2020, 9:09 PM 31,096 Views 1 Comment

High winds and heavy rain swept across the North today.

# extreme-weather - Wednesday 3 June, 2020

Mumbai re-introduces some Covid-19 restrictions ahead of city's first cyclone in 70 years
# Cyclone Nisarga
# Cyclone Nisarga

Mumbai re-introduces some Covid-19 restrictions ahead of city's first cyclone in 70 years

Jun 3rd 2020, 9:26 AM 15,602 Views 4 Comments

Cyclone Nisarga is expected to make landfall around 100km from Mumbai this afternoon.

# extreme-weather - Thursday 21 May, 2020

Climate change could put more than 60,000 homes at risk of coastal flooding by 2050
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Climate change could put more than 60,000 homes at risk of coastal flooding by 2050

May 21st 2020, 9:37 AM 17,677 Views 70 Comments

Dublin, Louth and Clare are expected to be the most affected counties.

# extreme-weather - Monday 13 April, 2020

At least 11 killed as tornadoes rip through Mississippi
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

At least 11 killed as tornadoes rip through Mississippi

Updated Apr 13th 2020, 1:54 PM 29,835 Views 19 Comments

Governor Tate Reeves tweeted that he had declared a state of emergency.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 12 January, 2020

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Storms and tornadoes leave at least 10 dead across US

Jan 12th 2020, 11:30 AM 19,902 Views 5 Comments

Hundreds of thousands of people were left without power from Texas to Michigan.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 8 December, 2019

Trees down across Cork and Kerry as Storm Atiyah sweeps across Ireland
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Trees down across Cork and Kerry as Storm Atiyah sweeps across Ireland

Dec 8th 2019, 10:43 PM 104,072 Views 32 Comments

Several flights have been cancelled at Cork and Shannon airports as a result of the extreme weather.

# extreme-weather - Monday 25 November, 2019

At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

At least seven dead from heavy rain in France, Italy and Greece

Nov 25th 2019, 7:25 PM 23,204 Views 12 Comments

People have been trapped in their cars and roads have been closed by the floods.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 24 November, 2019

Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall
# Savona
# Savona

Motorway section collapses in Italy following heavy rainfall

Updated Nov 24th 2019, 6:42 PM 48,424 Views 21 Comments

Two people in France were also killed after historic levels of rain fell in the south of the country.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 23 November, 2019

34 killed as villages swept away in Kenyan mudslides
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

34 killed as villages swept away in Kenyan mudslides

Nov 23rd 2019, 4:04 PM 8,770 Views 4 Comments

It follows weeks of heavy rain in the east African country.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 12 November, 2019

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes
# Blazes
# Blazes

Australians warned to seek shelter from bushfires as it's 'too late to leave' their homes

Nov 12th 2019, 7:26 AM 26,850 Views 27 Comments

Eleven bushfires along the country’s east coast have been declared as emergencies.

# extreme-weather - Wednesday 28 August, 2019

Japan orders more than 1 million people to evacuate their homes after two die in heavy rain
# Flooding
# Flooding

Japan orders more than 1 million people to evacuate their homes after two die in heavy rain

Aug 28th 2019, 8:18 AM 18,295 Views 13 Comments

Two men were killed in their cars during heavy flooding.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 22 June, 2019

Europe braces for 40 degree temperatures as forecasters warn of 'unprecedented' heatwave
# Feel The Heat
# Feel The Heat

Europe braces for 40 degree temperatures as forecasters warn of 'unprecedented' heatwave

Jun 22nd 2019, 8:00 AM 247,895 Views 122 Comments

Hot air from north Africa will push temperatures up from this weekend.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 11 June, 2019

Storm injures several people as hail falls 'like gunshots' in southern Germany
# Living Hail
# Living Hail

Storm injures several people as hail falls 'like gunshots' in southern Germany

Jun 11th 2019, 12:50 PM 41,618 Views 18 Comments

The storm was one of several to strike Germany yesterday.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 26 May, 2019

Two killed and 29 injured as 'devastating' tornado tears through US mobile home park
# Oklahoma
# Oklahoma

Two killed and 29 injured as 'devastating' tornado tears through US mobile home park

May 26th 2019, 7:20 PM 13,080 Views 2 Comments

The tornado struck El Reno, near Oklahoma City, on Saturday night.

# extreme-weather - Monday 4 March, 2019

'The devastation is incredible': At least 23 killed after tornadoes sweep through Alabama
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

'The devastation is incredible': At least 23 killed after tornadoes sweep through Alabama

Mar 4th 2019, 7:29 AM 14,553 Views 10 Comments

A local sheriff said that children are among the dead.

# extreme-weather - Monday 25 February, 2019

Met Éireann staff advised not to talk 'despair' over climate change and to use positive language
# New Guidance
# New Guidance

Met Éireann staff advised not to talk 'despair' over climate change and to use positive language

Feb 25th 2019, 6:30 AM 31,314 Views 61 Comments

An internal communique says using words like “inevitable” could create a feeling that nothing can be done.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 2 February, 2019

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns
# Study
# Study

Better forecasts may be possible with new research on extreme rainfall patterns

Feb 2nd 2019, 9:30 AM 8,613 Views 10 Comments

The new research has revealed that there are larger-scale global patterns to extreme rainfall events.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 13 January, 2019

Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Five die in avalanche-related incidents as European cold weather death toll rises

Updated Jan 13th 2019, 1:38 PM 18,947 Views 8 Comments

At least 26 people have been killed due to cold weather in parts of Europe this month.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 12 January, 2019

Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Two snowboarders killed in avalanche as extreme weather death toll rises to 21 across Europe

Jan 12th 2019, 12:38 PM 34,896 Views 4 Comments

The snowboarders were killed in an avalanche in Bulgaria’s Pirin Mountains yesterday.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 8 January, 2019

Temperatures plunge to -23C in Greece as Athens experiences rare snowfall
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Temperatures plunge to -23C in Greece as Athens experiences rare snowfall

Jan 8th 2019, 8:24 PM 62,296 Views 49 Comments

The snowfall in Athens prompted authorities to close schools and courthouses, while many public offices and banks provided minimal services.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 30 December, 2018

The Beast from the East to the heatwave: 18 reader photos of 2018's weather
# Photography
# Photography

The Beast from the East to the heatwave: 18 reader photos of 2018's weather

Dec 30th 2018, 10:00 PM 30,504 Views 18 Comments

Snow, heat, wind, rain – we’ve had it all this year.

# extreme-weather - Friday 28 December, 2018

Australian town records temperature of 49.3 Celsius as country sizzles in record-breaking heatwave
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Australian town records temperature of 49.3 Celsius as country sizzles in record-breaking heatwave

Dec 28th 2018, 11:45 AM 32,839 Views 24 Comments

High temperatures are not unusual in Australia during its arid southern hemisphere summer.

# extreme-weather - Thursday 29 November, 2018

Poll: Should the Government introduce a Cold Weather Payment for severe weather events?
# Your Say
# Your Say

Poll: Should the Government introduce a Cold Weather Payment for severe weather events?

Nov 29th 2018, 9:25 AM 31,635 Views 128 Comments

A Cold Weather Payment is in place in the North

# extreme-weather - Friday 19 October, 2018

Met Éireann staff told not to link specific extreme weather events with climate change
# Global Warming
# Global Warming

Met Éireann staff told not to link specific extreme weather events with climate change

Oct 19th 2018, 6:20 AM 92,937 Views 70 Comments

The advice in a guidance document for staff says linking extreme weather to global warming was a problem.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 16 September, 2018

Typhoon Mangkhut barrels on after causing havoc in Hong Kong and 49 deaths in the Philippines
# Superstorm
# Superstorm

Typhoon Mangkhut barrels on after causing havoc in Hong Kong and 49 deaths in the Philippines

Updated Sep 16th 2018, 12:35 PM 25,097 Views 8 Comments

Mainland China is next in the storm’s path.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 25 March, 2018

Extreme weather is here to stay as whole world faces upsurge in major storms
# Climate Change
# Climate Change

Extreme weather is here to stay as whole world faces upsurge in major storms

Mar 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 135,404 Views 67 Comments

A new study has noted a four-fold increase in major flooding events since 1980, and a doubling in significant storms.

# extreme-weather - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma
# Emergency Services
# Emergency Services

Siptu calls for remuneration for members who 'worked tirelessly' during Storm Emma

Mar 14th 2018, 6:44 PM 16,243 Views 33 Comments

The trade union wants “a uniform response by local authorities to extreme weather events”.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 12 December, 2017

Chaos on the continent as heavy snow and freezing conditions leave thousands stranded
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Chaos on the continent as heavy snow and freezing conditions leave thousands stranded

Dec 12th 2017, 8:04 AM 40,836 Views 31 Comments

Airports, schools and roads were closed as Europe was hit hard by the adverse weather.

# extreme-weather - Thursday 19 October, 2017

Storm Ophelia surfer: 'The picture makes the ocean look rough... but it wasn't really that significant'
# Red Warning
# Red Warning

Storm Ophelia surfer: 'The picture makes the ocean look rough... but it wasn't really that significant'

Oct 19th 2017, 6:10 AM 67,291 Views 143 Comments

Luke Donnelly from Stillorgan is a trained lifeguard, surfing teacher and is studying oceanography as part of his degree.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Death toll from extreme weather in Europe 'could rise by factor of 50 by 2100'
# Disasters
# Disasters

Death toll from extreme weather in Europe 'could rise by factor of 50 by 2100'

Aug 5th 2017, 6:15 AM 11,498 Views 26 Comments

Two in three people living in Europe may be affected by disasters, according to a new study.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 4 July, 2017

12 flights diverted from Dublin Airport last night due to severe fog
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

12 flights diverted from Dublin Airport last night due to severe fog

Jul 4th 2017, 9:41 AM 19,753 Views 38 Comments

Runway maintenance also contributed to the diversions to Shannon and Liverpool.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 4 March, 2017

Sleet, snow and heavy rain: Status yellow weather warning for ten counties
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Sleet, snow and heavy rain: Status yellow weather warning for ten counties

Mar 4th 2017, 9:31 AM 27,983 Views 12 Comments

Conditions will ease as the day goes on but drivers are being warned that surface water may be an issue on the roads.

# extreme-weather - Thursday 12 January, 2017

Homeless people and migrants most at risk as freezing conditions cause at least 65 deaths in Europe
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Homeless people and migrants most at risk as freezing conditions cause at least 65 deaths in Europe

Jan 12th 2017, 9:30 AM 12,739 Views 30 Comments

The Greek government sent a navy transport ship to the island of Lesbos yesterday to house around 500 migrants still sleeping in tents.

# extreme-weather - Friday 24 June, 2016

'I can't believe I'm alive': Scenes of carnage as China tornado toll hits 98
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

'I can't believe I'm alive': Scenes of carnage as China tornado toll hits 98

Jun 24th 2016, 6:00 PM 15,330 Views 3 Comments

Whole villages were levelled and huge trees felled when winds of up to 125 kilometres per hour struck around Yancheng city.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 24 October, 2015

The strongest hurricane ever has made landfall... but it wasn't as bad as expected
# Hurricane Patricia
# Hurricane Patricia

The strongest hurricane ever has made landfall... but it wasn't as bad as expected

Oct 24th 2015, 9:22 AM 17,486 Views 6 Comments

Emergency services are still on standby as the storm weakens.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 29 August, 2015

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened
# Katrina10
# Katrina10

Hurricane Katrina hit New Orleans 10 years ago, today: Here's how it happened

Aug 29th 2015, 10:50 PM 17,706 Views 6 Comments

Retrace every step of the Storm of the Century.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 21 April, 2015

'A lot of people have no where to call home': Three dead as storms hit New South Wales
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

'A lot of people have no where to call home': Three dead as storms hit New South Wales

Apr 21st 2015, 7:50 AM 13,171 Views 6 Comments

Five inches of rain fell over 24 hours.

# extreme-weather - Friday 20 February, 2015

Locals ride out storm as two cyclones hit Australian coast
# Crikey
# Crikey

Locals ride out storm as two cyclones hit Australian coast

Feb 20th 2015, 7:44 AM 14,000 Views 13 Comments

Cyclones Marcia and Lam landed in Queensland.

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