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# floods - Sunday 14 June, 2015

Pictures: Chaos in Georgia as heavy flooding lets zoo animals loose on the streets

At least eight people have died in the disaster.

# floods - Saturday 27 December, 2014

Malaysia PM under fire for playing golf with Obama while 120k flee floods

“The PM needs time to take a break.”

# floods - Friday 14 November, 2014

Photos: The floods have arrived

Several counties have been affected, with Dublin and Wexford particularly badly hit.

# floods - Friday 7 November, 2014

Highest astronomical tide means flood warnings for Cork this weekend

Met Éireann says it expects gales in coastal areas as well.

# floods - Wednesday 29 October, 2014

Flooding shuts down Galway's Mill Street Garda Station

Gardaí advised members of the public in the area to attend Salthill Garda Station for all policing matters.

# floods - Monday 8 September, 2014

Indian and Pakistan floods becoming "national emergency" as hundreds die

Thousands more have been left homeless.

# floods - Thursday 21 August, 2014

WATCH: 'Monsoon' flood rips through Arizona desert region

“How could the desert flood?” Here’s how…

# floods - Tuesday 5 August, 2014

Fire crews on the scene of Letterkenny hospital flooding

It comes one year on from previous devastating flooding.

# floods - Sunday 3 August, 2014

Weather warnings have been lifted... and there's even talk of more widespread sunny spells

Motorists are still advised to take extreme care on the roads as conditions are still wet.

# floods - 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.

# floods - 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.

# floods - 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.

# floods - Thursday 17 July, 2014

Driving over the next few days? Here's how to stay safe in that bad weather

A Status Yellow warning has been issued by Met Éireann for the coming days, with heavy showers and thunderstorms expected.

# floods - Thursday 3 July, 2014

From The Daily Edge Two men brave floods to save fox cub stranded on a rock Saved

Two men brave floods to save fox cub stranded on a rock

But some don’t agree.

# floods - 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.

# floods - Tuesday 20 May, 2014

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

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

Lunchtime Fix: 5 things you need to know

Catch up as you refuel.

"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.

# floods - Sunday 18 May, 2014

Worst flooding in 100 years kills 30 across Bosnia and Serbia

16,000 people have been evacuated from their villages amid rising waters…

# floods - Tuesday 8 April, 2014

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

# floods - 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.

# floods - 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.

# floods - Friday 7 March, 2014

From The Daily Edge Channel 4 thinks Tramore is in Britain It's In Waterford

Channel 4 thinks Tramore is in Britain

A video of huge waves in Tramore was used in an ad for a documentary on ‘British’ storms.

# floods - 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.

# floods - Friday 14 February, 2014

Repair work on flooded Limerick homes 'nearing completion'

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

# floods - Tuesday 11 February, 2014

Rail track that was raised by 60 centimetres... is now 50 centimetres under water

The rail line between Limerick and Ennis will stay closed for another six weeks. At least.

More flooding expected after the River Thames burst its banks yesterday UK This post contains images

More flooding expected after the River Thames burst its banks yesterday

More severe weather is expected to hit flooded areas in the UK today.

# floods - Monday 10 February, 2014

Sammy the seal made a return to Wicklow town during the floods last week

He’s a regular local these days.

UK floods: River Thames threatens homes, soldiers on standby and a cow stuck in the mud

14 severe flood warnings have been issued across the UK, with householders living along the River Thames put on standby.

# floods - Saturday 8 February, 2014

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.

# floods - Friday 7 February, 2014

Driving or near water this weekend? Be careful

The gardaí are advising people to use “common sense” in bad weather.

# floods - Thursday 6 February, 2014

Britain deploys Marines to help with flooding

Officials say the rainfall is the worst for 250 years.

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

Enjoy it while it lasts.

The 9 at 9: Thursday

Good morning! Here’s everything you need to know as you launch yourself into Thursday…

# floods - Wednesday 5 February, 2014

Limerick residents should 'assume flood water is contaminated'

The HSE says people should throw out any food that has been in contact with the water.

No end to the rain in sight, as flood warnings extended to "all rivers"

Authorities are warning anyone who lives near an inland waterway to be on alert. Met Éireann says it’s unable to forecast when we’ll see a break in the weather.

Taoiseach accused of having a ‘King Canute’ response to the floods

Enda Kenny told the Dáil today that the cost of installing 10km of new flood defences at between €50 and €100 million.

PHOTOS: Cork kayakers refuse to let floods dampen their night out

Nothing was going to keep these guys indoors.

Watch: Timelapse captures the rise of last night's severe flooding

The footage, compiled over the course of two hours, shows water rising from drains and street-lights cutting out as the Lee bursts its banks.