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# rainfall - Saturday 20 June, 2020

Hosepipe ban to remain in place despite recent bouts of rainfall, says Irish Water

The number of drinking water schemes in drought has risen since the ban was put in place.

# rainfall - Sunday 23 February, 2020

'It's bringing hell back again': Clare families brace for further flooding as River Shannon rises

Around 7,000 sandbags, and pumping stations were delivered to 10 houses, some of which have been cut off from roads

# rainfall - Saturday 22 February, 2020

Status yellow rainfall warning issued for 15 counties with risk of 'snow in parts'

It is due to come into effect from 8pm on Sunday until 8am on Monday.

# rainfall - Monday 25 November, 2019

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

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

# rainfall - Wednesday 20 November, 2019

Spot flooding expected as Orange and Yellow rain warnings issued by Met Éireann

The warning is valid from 3pm today until 6pm tomorrow.

# rainfall - Tuesday 4 June, 2019

Heavy rain and spot flooding likely as weather warning issued for 11 counties

The warning kicked in at 7am and will remain valid until 6am tomorrow.

# rainfall - Saturday 2 February, 2019

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

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

# rainfall - Tuesday 4 December, 2018

Met Éireann warns over possible 'stormy conditions' on Thursday

Keep the umbrella with you for the week – showers are expected on and off every day.

# rainfall - Monday 26 November, 2018

Wet and windy conditions forecast across the country from tomorrow

A status yellow rainfall warning has been issued for all of Munster tomorrow, as well as Dublin, Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Wicklow, Galway and Mayo.

# rainfall - Tuesday 20 November, 2018

Rainfall warning in four counties as snow to hit mountains tonight

The rainfall warning is for Dublin, Louth, Wicklow and Meath.

# rainfall - Monday 8 October, 2018

Risk of flooding in northwest as 3 counties issued with rainfall warning

There will be spot flooding in other areas.

# rainfall - Thursday 2 August, 2018

What county got the most sunshine during June and July? Met Éíreann has been crunching the numbers

The hottest day of the year occurred on 28 June at Shannon Airport.

# rainfall - Wednesday 11 July, 2018

Rain has returned to some parts of Ireland

After weeks of dry, hot days, we’re back to “isolated showers” again.

# rainfall - Thursday 4 January, 2018

Last year broke records for winds, temperatures and summer rainfall

Storm Ophelia was at the heart of the highest recorded winds in Irish history.

# rainfall - Saturday 16 December, 2017

Myth debunked: Rainy weather does NOT cause achy joints and sore backs

Researchers from Harvard Medical School found there is no correlation between achy joints and rainfall.

# rainfall - Saturday 2 September, 2017

Rainfall warnings in place for 11 counties

Cork, Kerry and Waterford are expected to be worst affected.

# rainfall - Monday 28 August, 2017

Texas ravaged by Hurricane Harvey - with huge amounts of further rainfall still expected

The Category 4 hurricane has wreaked havoc across the gulf coast since making its landfall last Friday.

# rainfall - Friday 25 August, 2017

'A tsunami from the skies': Taoiseach to travel to Donegal as emergency meeting takes place over floods

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for five counties.

# rainfall - Tuesday 22 August, 2017

Thousands without power after thunder and lightning

Flooding is being reported on a number of roads following a rainfall warning earlier today.

# rainfall - Sunday 20 August, 2017

Don't forget the brolly: Heavy rain and localised flooding expected across the country

The remnants of Hurricane Gert have arrived.

# rainfall - Saturday 19 August, 2017

Rainfall warning for 15 counties as impact of hurricane set to be felt in Ireland

‘Unsettled and changeable’ weather is on the way over the next few days, says Met Éireann.

# rainfall - Thursday 17 August, 2017

Rainfall warning for five counties as US hurricane impacts on Irish weather

Spot flooding has been forecast tomorrow and there will be persistent and heavy rain this weekend.

# rainfall - Friday 9 June, 2017

Another rainfall warning issued but sunny spells expected tomorrow

Cork and Kerry will again see the worst of the rain.

# rainfall - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Rainfall warning extended to 13 counties until 10pm tonight

Cork and Kerry have experienced the worst of the rain.

# rainfall - Monday 15 May, 2017

Two rainfall warnings in place for five counties

A status orange and yellow weather warning were issued yesterday and will stay in place until tomorrow morning.

# rainfall - Saturday 15 October, 2016

A rainfall warning's been issued - and we can expect the odd thunderstorm too

We’re in for some wet weather this weekend.

# rainfall - Friday 14 October, 2016

Rainfall warning issued for south of country

Cork and Kerry will be worst hit.

# rainfall - Tuesday 4 October, 2016

A hard rain's a-gonna fall: it's lashing out West (but other counties will stay dry)

Rainfall warnings remain in place on the western seaboard, from Cork to Mayo.

# rainfall - Tuesday 28 June, 2016

Rainfall warning in place for four counties, with heavy spells on the way

Spot flooding is expected in some parts of Wexford, Cork, Kerry and Waterford.

# rainfall - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

Hated last winter? New research suggests it's going to be the 'new-normal'

Going forward we can expect a sodden winter like that which has just passed once every eight years.

# rainfall - Saturday 2 January, 2016

There's an increased risk of flooding along the Liffey tonight

Above average rainfall is forecast for the next seven days.

# rainfall - Tuesday 15 December, 2015

The 9 at 9: Tuesday

Here is all you need to know 10 days out from Christmas.

# rainfall - Monday 14 September, 2015

Flooding across the country causes road damage and closures

Several roads were flooded in Galway, Kerry and Mayo.

# rainfall - Thursday 10 September, 2015

Be careful out there, some horrible weather is on the way

Heavy rain is expected right across the country.

# rainfall - Monday 5 January, 2015

Ireland's hottest place in 2014 was...

Hot, wet and windy. That’s pretty much how you’d describe Ireland’s weather last year.

# rainfall - Wednesday 3 December, 2014

We just experienced the rainiest November since 2009

Met Éireann said that the highest number of wet days was recorded at Valentia Observatory.

# rainfall - Thursday 13 November, 2014

Today's top stories in 6 seconds

Don’t have time to mull over the news? Here’s everything you need to know.

# rainfall - Tuesday 11 November, 2014

Rain, rain go away? No, it won't. Heavy downpours to continue for the day

The east and south-east are to get the worst of it, says Met Éireann.

# rainfall - Thursday 6 November, 2014

# rainfall - Tuesday 28 October, 2014

People are going mad for water butts ahead of first water charges bill

These rainfall collection devices are mainly used for water plants or cars.

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