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# flooding - Monday 25 August, 2014

Opinion: Our water infrastructure is a mess but there is a better way

Promising projects worldwide are successfully demonstrating the union of ecology, flood prevention and recreation.

# flooding - Wednesday 6 August, 2014

Investigation begins after flooding closes Letterkenny emergency department

The flooding began last night – almost exactly a year after the hospital had suffered similar flooding.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

It’s Wednesday – and here’s everything you need to know as you start your day.

# flooding - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Batten down the hatches (for now): Orange warning remains in place for Leinster

Tipperary, Waterford, you’re not off the hook either.

Irish summer: Dublin hardest hit by flooding as east soaked by torrential rain overnight Fliuch This post contains images

Irish summer: Dublin hardest hit by flooding as east soaked by torrential rain overnight

It’s wellies and umbrellas for the start of the Bank Holiday weekend.

# flooding - Wednesday 30 July, 2014

Burst water main in Los Angeles spews almost 40 million litres of water over three hours

It also left a 5 metre hole in the Sunset Boulevard.

# flooding - Tuesday 29 July, 2014

Cork City is to get new flood defences but the scheme is not quite ready yet

A public information day is being held in Cork City Hall today.

# flooding - Thursday 10 July, 2014

Astronauts take photos of storm causing devastation in Japan

Astronauts aboard the International Space Station have posted photos of Typhoon Neoguri

Flooding and havoc as typhoon hits hard in Japan

The storm has left several people dead and a string of damage in its wake.

# flooding - Tuesday 24 June, 2014

# flooding - 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.

# flooding - Saturday 7 June, 2014

Dozens die in Afghan flash floods - and there's "nothing left" for the survivors

The death toll currently stands at almost 60, but is expected to rise as rescue efforts continue.

# flooding - Thursday 29 May, 2014

Ireland to send supplies including tents and blankets to flood victims in the Balkans Flood Relief This post contains images

Ireland to send supplies including tents and blankets to flood victims in the Balkans

Over 600,000 people could be affected by the floods after the heaviest rains the region has witnessed in over a hundred years.

# flooding - Sunday 25 May, 2014

Ireland provides €50k to Balkans after worst flooding in living memory Flood Relief This post contains images

Ireland provides €50k to Balkans after worst flooding in living memory

The funding will be used solely in Bosnia and Herzegovina for vaccines and psychological support.

# flooding - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

Floods unearth land mines in Bosnia - and wash away warning signs

The mines are from Bosnia’s 1992 – 1995 war.

"This is Armageddon": Thousands flee Balkans floods in Bosnia's worst exodus since war

Fears are growing of dislodged landmines causing injury and animal carcasses spreading disease.

# flooding - Monday 19 May, 2014

More flooding expected in the Balkans as rivers reach new peaks

Some 50,000 people have been evacuated in Bosnia and Serbia, with an additional 15,000 in Croatia.

# flooding - Thursday 1 May, 2014

More than 100 injured in Florida jail explosion

The injured were brought to hospital and the uninjured were brought to nearby jails.

# flooding - Friday 18 April, 2014

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

Almost 700 payments have been made so far this year.

# flooding - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

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

# flooding - Wednesday 2 April, 2014

Homeowners opposed to flood levy to help others get insurance

The idea of a 1 per cent levy was mooted by Minister Phil Hogan last month – but a recent survey shows little desire among the public.

# flooding - Tuesday 18 March, 2014

Insurance levy on the horizon to help pay for flood repairs

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.

# flooding - Friday 28 February, 2014

Not again: Clare coast braced for weekend floods

Just as €16.8m funding announced to fix recent storm damage, this happens.

From The Daily Edge Here's why #LondonPoo was trending in Ireland last night Poonami

Here's why #LondonPoo was trending in Ireland last night

What a sh**ty situation.

# flooding - Wednesday 26 February, 2014

Councils told 'keep on spending' on flooding repairs

A memorandum of understanding is also due to be introduced for flooding repairs in the near future.

# flooding - Sunday 16 February, 2014

Britain braces for more flooding today

Prime Minister David Cameron says that the worst is not yet over.

# flooding - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Drivers warned of 'extremely dangerous' conditions nationwide

Temperatures are expected to remain below zero overnight so take care and bundle up.

Here's how much the government is going to spend on repairing the storm damage

The Cabinet agreed a package of funding earlier today.

# flooding - Sunday 9 February, 2014

King Canute and feeling oppressed: The week in quotes Say What? This post contains images

King Canute and feeling oppressed: The week in quotes

“I am so far away. I don’t know where I am or what happened.”

Emergency services and local authorities remain on high alert over flooding

The orange weather alert has been lifted but more stormy weather is expected over the next week.

# flooding - Saturday 8 February, 2014

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

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

18 of the best pictures (and 2 videos) from this week's storms Storm Brigid This post contains images

18 of the best pictures (and 2 videos) from this week's storms

Incredible shots of nature from Ireland’s amateur and professional photographers.

Aaron McKenna: Without proper investment in defences, we might as well abandon flood zones

There’s money for capital spending to defend our most vulnerable cities from flooding – the trouble is the government wants to toss it down the drain to keep a few seats in Leinster House.

# flooding - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Britain deploys Marines to help with flooding

Officials say the rainfall is the worst for 250 years.

Tánaiste admits Tallaght Hospital is understaffed

However, Eamon Gilmore says the situation continues to improve with the number of patients on trolleys declining.

A sight for sore eyes...Ireland is (almost) rain free

Enjoy it while it lasts.

# flooding - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Enniscorthy the latest town on flood alert as bad weather continues

Flooding is also expected in Cork and Clare this evening.

Stormwatch: Eircom and ESB work to return services to 16,000 customers

The company warned that another 10,000 customers could be impacted over the coming days.

The 9 at 9: Wednesday

Good morning. Here are the nine things you need to know as you battle the elements on your way out today…

# flooding - Tuesday 4 February, 2014

'The government can't make insurance companies insure people'

Brian Hayes told the Dáil that those living in flood plains not being insured was a “commercial issue”.