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# flood - Monday 5 April, 2021

Leaking phosphate mine in Florida threatens 'catastrophic flood' of contaminated wastewater
# Piney Point
# Piney Point

Leaking phosphate mine in Florida threatens 'catastrophic flood' of contaminated wastewater

Apr 5th 2021, 2:30 PM 23,363 Views 6 Comments

The levels of phosphorous and nitrogen in the water – some of which has already been pumped into Tampa Bay – could cause serious environmental damage.

# flood - Saturday 29 February, 2020

'Dredging the Shannon would ease flooding in some areas, and make it worse in others'
# Flood Solutions
# Flood Solutions

'Dredging the Shannon would ease flooding in some areas, and make it worse in others'

Feb 29th 2020, 12:05 AM 30,488 Views 46 Comments

What can be done to solve the flood problems in the Shannon basin?

# flood - Tuesday 26 November, 2019

Parts of Cork city flooded overnight as high tide warning remains in place
# High Tides
# High Tides

Parts of Cork city flooded overnight as high tide warning remains in place

Nov 26th 2019, 7:24 AM 25,990 Views 13 Comments

Met Éireann yesterday issued a weather advisory for Wexford, Cork and Waterford.

# flood - Thursday 1 August, 2019

Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding
# Heavy Rain
# Heavy Rain

Bridge collapses in England as areas are hit by severe flooding

Aug 1st 2019, 7:53 AM 37,220 Views 24 Comments

The bridge was on the route of the cycling World Championships due to be held in Yorkshire next month.

# flood - Tuesday 27 November, 2018

Businesses refused insurance to get 'quick' payments for severe weather flood damage
# Stormy Weather
# Stormy Weather

Businesses refused insurance to get 'quick' payments for severe weather flood damage

Nov 27th 2018, 7:00 AM 15,159 Views 5 Comments

The scheme is for businesses and organisations who have been refused insurance.

# flood - Sunday 4 November, 2018

Flooding kills nine members of same family in Italy, raising storm death toll to over 30
# Palermo
# Palermo

Flooding kills nine members of same family in Italy, raising storm death toll to over 30

Updated Nov 4th 2018, 11:57 AM 21,840 Views 3 Comments

“It is an immense tragedy,” a local mayor said today.

# flood - Tuesday 30 October, 2018

Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy
# Stranded Tourists
# Stranded Tourists

Venice hit by heavy flooding as 11 people die in storms across Italy

Updated Oct 30th 2018, 10:07 PM 44,689 Views 14 Comments

Water in St Mark’s Square rose to a near record-breaking 156cm.

# flood - Tuesday 21 August, 2018

Searches continue for survivors after 'avalanche of water' hits Italian park
# Flash Flood
# Flash Flood

Searches continue for survivors after 'avalanche of water' hits Italian park

Aug 21st 2018, 2:36 PM 21,842 Views 0 Comments

Several hiking groups were caught yesterday afternoon by the torrential deluge.

# flood - Thursday 2 August, 2018

Five people, including seven-year-old girl, killed in flash flood in Corsica
# Large Wave
# Large Wave

Five people, including seven-year-old girl, killed in flash flood in Corsica

Aug 2nd 2018, 5:51 PM 26,177 Views 5 Comments

The dead include a father and his young daughter.

# flood - Wednesday 14 March, 2018

Flood warnings issued in Kilkenny and Cork after 'extreme rainfall'
# Weather Warning
# Weather Warning

Flood warnings issued in Kilkenny and Cork after 'extreme rainfall'

Mar 14th 2018, 8:29 PM 28,603 Views 11 Comments

A status yellow rainfall warning is in place for several counties.

# flood - Monday 28 August, 2017

Daniel O'Donnell and Nathan Carter join forces to help raise funds after Donegal flooding
# Flood Aid
# Flood Aid

Daniel O'Donnell and Nathan Carter join forces to help raise funds after Donegal flooding

Aug 28th 2017, 2:19 PM 16,063 Views 24 Comments

The event will take place in Letterkenny at 3pm this coming Sunday.

# flood - Wednesday 23 August, 2017

Pictures: Chaos on north-west roads after month's worth of rain falls in just a few hours
# Flood Damage
# Flood Damage

Pictures: Chaos on north-west roads after month's worth of rain falls in just a few hours

Aug 23rd 2017, 6:00 PM 51,246 Views 32 Comments

The region is dealing with the aftermath of last night’s flash flooding.

# flood - Tuesday 1 August, 2017

Fire services fight to bring massive water main breach under control in Clare
# Corbally
# Corbally

Fire services fight to bring massive water main breach under control in Clare

Aug 1st 2017, 7:44 AM 28,220 Views 54 Comments

It’s the second such breach in the region in just two weeks.

# flood - Tuesday 5 January, 2016

There's even more rain on the way as crisis meeting held on flooding
# Weather
# Weather

There's even more rain on the way as crisis meeting held on flooding

Jan 5th 2016, 7:39 AM 13,575 Views 18 Comments

Over €430 million is being spent on long-term flood defence work.

# flood - Friday 11 September, 2015

Three people killed and two 8-year-old children missing as massive floods destroy homes
# Japan
# Japan

Three people killed and two 8-year-old children missing as massive floods destroy homes

Sep 11th 2015, 7:40 AM 17,245 Views 3 Comments

Dozens of people were trapped in buildings.

# flood - Friday 18 April, 2014

Here's how much the government has paid out to homes affected by flooding
# Flood Relief
# Flood Relief

Here's how much the government has paid out to homes affected by flooding

Apr 18th 2014, 7:00 AM 6,383 Views 3 Comments

Almost 700 payments have been made so far this year.

# flood - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

A Noah screening was cancelled due to a flood in a cinema
# Oh Noah
From The Daily Edge
# Oh Noah

A Noah screening was cancelled due to a flood in a cinema

Apr 8th 2014, 2:48 PM 2,619 Views 0 Comments

Is it a sign?!

# flood - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Insurance levy on the horizon to help pay for flood repairs
# Premiums
# Premiums

Insurance levy on the horizon to help pay for flood repairs

Mar 18th 2014, 5:08 PM 10,456 Views 87 Comments

A spokesperson for Minister Hogan said he was “expressing his frustration” with the insurance industry when he spoke about the levy in a recent interview.

# flood - Saturday 15 February, 2014

Princes pitch in as British floods leave at least two dead
# Extreme Weather
# Extreme Weather

Princes pitch in as British floods leave at least two dead

Feb 15th 2014, 7:15 AM 17,429 Views 48 Comments

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

# flood - Friday 14 February, 2014

Repair work on flooded Limerick homes 'nearing completion'
# Calm After The Storm
# Calm After The Storm

Repair work on flooded Limerick homes 'nearing completion'

Feb 14th 2014, 5:36 PM 7,965 Views 6 Comments

The council say that the majority of displaced residents have already returned home.

# flood - Saturday 8 February, 2014

Heavy rainfall over weekend 'poses a major risk' as rivers continue to rise
# Rivers Run High
# Rivers Run High

Heavy rainfall over weekend 'poses a major risk' as rivers continue to rise

Feb 8th 2014, 1:05 PM 13,232 Views 22 Comments

There have been no reports of major flooding episodes overnight but heavy rain will continue over the next few days.

# flood - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Kerry graveyard underwater following floods to be visited by Minister Hayes
# Flood Defence
# Flood Defence

Kerry graveyard underwater following floods to be visited by Minister Hayes

Feb 6th 2014, 10:06 AM 16,337 Views 44 Comments

Minister Brian Hayes is on his way to Kerry this morning to see the extent of the damage to the graveyard.

# flood - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Enniscorthy the latest town on flood alert as bad weather continues
# Batten Down The Hatches
# Batten Down The Hatches

Enniscorthy the latest town on flood alert as bad weather continues

Feb 5th 2014, 9:45 PM 18,184 Views 8 Comments

Flooding is also expected in Cork and Clare this evening.

# flood - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

Flooding has collapsed a road in Kinsale
# Looks Like Rain Ted
# Looks Like Rain Ted

Flooding has collapsed a road in Kinsale

Feb 4th 2014, 8:46 PM 55,375 Views 26 Comments

They should have taken the roads in.

# flood - Monday 3 February, 2014

Man swims up flooded Oliver Plunkett St in Cork
# Dowtcha Boy
From The Daily Edge
# Dowtcha Boy

Man swims up flooded Oliver Plunkett St in Cork

Feb 3rd 2014, 9:20 AM 43,073 Views 29 Comments

Nice day for a dip.

# flood - Sunday 2 February, 2014

Weather warning remains in place with further storm and flood risks
# Not Over Yet
# Not Over Yet

Weather warning remains in place with further storm and flood risks

Feb 2nd 2014, 5:49 PM 20,736 Views 8 Comments

Don’t get rid of those sand bags just yet.

# flood - Friday 24 January, 2014

Once-in-a-century flood could devastate Paris
# Oh Merde
# Oh Merde

Once-in-a-century flood could devastate Paris

Jan 24th 2014, 9:30 PM 26,534 Views 18 Comments

French capital warned today of possibility of repeat of 1910 deluge from Seine.

# flood - Sunday 5 January, 2014

The 2011 New Year's resolutions of one couple that washed up in Dublin
# Message In A Bottle
# Message In A Bottle

The 2011 New Year's resolutions of one couple that washed up in Dublin

Jan 5th 2014, 5:26 PM 30,987 Views 22 Comments

Did Karl and Isobel ever manage to work harder or be nicer to strangers? Will we ever know?

# flood - Tuesday 31 December, 2013

Flood warnings as high tides expected in Cork and Dublin
# Sand Bags
# Sand Bags

Flood warnings as high tides expected in Cork and Dublin

Dec 31st 2013, 6:39 PM 17,694 Views 17 Comments

Sand bags are being put in place at locations prone to flooding.

# flood - Thursday 24 October, 2013

Insurance providers warned over lack of transparency with customer flood claims
# Flood Damage
# Flood Damage

Insurance providers warned over lack of transparency with customer flood claims

Oct 24th 2013, 1:02 PM 6,928 Views 6 Comments

A Central Bank report said there was weak oversight and controls by some insurance companies.

# flood - Friday 18 October, 2013

Motorists urged to take care on wet roads as Cork issues flood warning
# Oh Fliuch
# Oh Fliuch

Motorists urged to take care on wet roads as Cork issues flood warning

Oct 18th 2013, 3:49 PM 14,348 Views 52 Comments

Cork City Council has advised business and home owners to take preventative flood measures due to heavy rain.

# flood - Monday 14 October, 2013

Chinese official sacked after photo of piggyback to protect his shoes caused uproar
# Piggyback
# Piggyback

Chinese official sacked after photo of piggyback to protect his shoes caused uproar

Oct 14th 2013, 6:25 PM 22,526 Views 36 Comments

The official was visiting flood victims in high-end shoes and a villager insisted on carrying him over a small pond.

# flood - Monday 7 October, 2013

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as typhoon hits China coast
# China
# China

Hundreds of thousands evacuated as typhoon hits China coast

Oct 7th 2013, 9:15 AM 3,805 Views 6 Comments

At least two people were reported killed and more than 1,200 homes were destroyed.

# flood - Thursday 19 September, 2013

PICS: More than 80 killed after hurricane buried village under massive mudslide
# Mexico
# Mexico

PICS: More than 80 killed after hurricane buried village under massive mudslide

Sep 19th 2013, 8:36 AM 5,234 Views 3 Comments

President Enrique Pena Nieto said 58 people were missing after a “major landslide” collapsed on La Pintada, a remote village of 400 people west of Acapulco.

# flood - Wednesday 11 September, 2013

Man tries to keep his girlfriend nice and dry... fails horribly
# Whoops
From The Daily Edge
# Whoops

Man tries to keep his girlfriend nice and dry... fails horribly

Sep 11th 2013, 8:57 AM 3,614 Views 1 Comment

He only wanted to be a gentleman.

# flood - Tuesday 6 August, 2013

'Several months' before it is known if Letterkenny hospital can fully reopen
# Flood Damage
# Flood Damage

'Several months' before it is known if Letterkenny hospital can fully reopen

Aug 6th 2013, 10:01 AM 5,086 Views 25 Comments

The hospital’s emergency department was badly flooded in July during heavy rains.

# flood - Sunday 2 June, 2013

Two missing in Austria as heavy rains force evacuations
# Austria
# Austria

Two missing in Austria as heavy rains force evacuations

Jun 2nd 2013, 6:25 PM 28 Views 12 Comments

Landslides triggered by heavy rains that have forced the evacuation of at least 200 people from their homes in Austria.

# flood - Thursday 7 March, 2013

Call that a flooded pitch? This is a flooded pitch...
# Wet Wet Wet
From The42
# Wet Wet Wet

Call that a flooded pitch? This is a flooded pitch...

Mar 7th 2013, 10:20 AM 1,887 Views 0 Comments

It’s just a little wet, it’s still good.

# flood - Tuesday 29 January, 2013

In pics and video: Australian floods peaking with thousands in shelters
# Australia
# Australia

In pics and video: Australian floods peaking with thousands in shelters

Jan 29th 2013, 8:02 AM 6,288 Views 4 Comments

In Queensland a tropical cyclone sparked tornadaoes and created sea foam that came to shore.

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