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#Extreme Weather

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 29 April, 2014

Pics: Neighbourhoods left in ruins after tornadoes rip through the United States Extreme Weather This post contains images

Pics: Neighbourhoods left in ruins after tornadoes rip through the United States

More than a dozen people have so far been killed by the storms.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Princes pitch in as British floods leave at least two dead

A “freak wave” claimed the life of an 85-year-old man on a cruise liner, operators said.

# extreme-weather - Friday 7 February, 2014

From The Daily Edge 8 fun things you can do indoors this stormy weekend (that aren't filthy) Housebound

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 14 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Guy builds amazing multi-coloured ice fort in his garden Multi-coloured Dream Fort

# extreme-weather - Monday 6 January, 2014

What is the 'polar vortex' sweeping across the US, and how did it form?

The weather system is sweeping across the States right now causing temperatures to drop to dozens of degrees below 0.

US prepares for 'polar vortex' which could plunge temperatures to -51 degrees Celsius

Exposed skin could suffer frostbite in as little as five minutes in such conditions as the US National Weather Service described the weather as “life-threatening.”

# extreme-weather - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

Kitesurfer rescued from extreme weather conditions in Dublin Bay

In a separate incident, reports in Howth of a person being washed off the west pier into the water were found to be a false alarm.

# extreme-weather - Friday 2 August, 2013

From The Daily Edge Shocking footage of the Irish 'tornado' Cownado This post contains videos

Shocking footage of the Irish 'tornado'

Well, sort of.

# extreme-weather - Wednesday 31 July, 2013

VIDEO: Tornado rips through Italian province Tornado This post contains videos

VIDEO: Tornado rips through Italian province

The dramatic footage shows the tornado whipping debris around outside a building, causing millions of euros worth of damage.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 9 February, 2013

Blizzard kills two, grinds US northeast to halt

The storm dumped more than a foot and a half of snow on New York state and Connecticut, severing power and transport links for tens of millions of people.

# extreme-weather - Monday 28 January, 2013

Four dead, dramatic rooftop rescues in Australia floods

Some Queensland residents are experiencing their third flood in two years.

# extreme-weather - 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.

# extreme-weather - Monday 24 December, 2012

Dun Laoghaire RNLI remembers volunteers lost at sea

The ceremony is to remember the 15 volunteers who died at sea on Christmas Eve 1895 and all those who lost their lives around Irish coasts.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 23 December, 2012

No white Christmas but hail, fog and thunder on the way

There will also be frost, heavy showers and the occasional sunny spell.

# extreme-weather - Thursday 13 December, 2012

Councillor urges people to check on elderly neighbours after death of man in Dublin

The elderly man, who had been dead for several days, was found in his home in Ballyfermot this morning.

# extreme-weather - 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.

# extreme-weather - Sunday 30 September, 2012

Powerful typhoon hits Japan mainland

A 29-year-old man was swept away by high waves when Jelawat hit Okinawa and was later confirmed dead, while at least 140 people were injured.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 25 September, 2012

Flooding risk continues as wet weather and winds persist

Met Éireann’s weather warning says further spells of heavy rain are expected today, with flooding in the north and east.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 8 September, 2012

Video, pics: Tornado strikes beach front in New York US This post contains videos

Video, pics: Tornado strikes beach front in New York

In what is an extremely unusual occurrence, a twister hit Breezy Point in the Queens area causing some considerable damage.

# extreme-weather - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

Batten down the hatches: Met Éireann says gale force winds are on the way

Batten down the hatches: Met Éireann says gale force winds are on the way

Heavy rain? Check. Strong winds? Check. High risk of flooding? Check.

# extreme-weather - Monday 9 July, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Watch as a lightning bolt sends two baseball teams running in fear Thunder This post contains videos

VIDEO: Watch as a lightning bolt sends two baseball teams running in fear

“I’ve never heard a louder thunder clap in my life.”

# extreme-weather - Friday 13 January, 2012

Column: Ever wondered why the weather is getting weirder?

Flash flooding in Dublin, gales around the country – it’s happening more often. So what’s going on? John Gibbons has some answers…

# extreme-weather - Thursday 15 December, 2011

Over 5,000 phone customers without landline services after heavy winds

The stormy weather means customers in all four corners of the country are without landline services, Eircom says.

# extreme-weather - Saturday 10 September, 2011

Sting in the tail: Katia to bring 160km/h winds to Ireland

Hurricane Katia is set to hit Ireland on Sunday night, with the north-west set to face winds of up to 100 miles an hour.

# extreme-weather - Wednesday 24 August, 2011

Department of Foreign Affairs advises against travel to Bahamas

A travel advisory warns against all non-essential travel to the Bahamas, with Hurricane Irene set to hit within 48 hours.