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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: -1°C

# Thunder

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Rainy evening ahead as thunderstorm warnings in place for 16 counties
Tomorrow is forecast to be a largely dry day, however.
Nationwide thunderstorm warning issued for tomorrow
Locailsed flooding and hazardous driving conditions have been forecast.
Thunderstorm warnings for 14 counties as heavy rains roll in
With sunny spells and rain showers, it’s a mixed bag of weather today.
Dry and sunny tomorrow but unsettled weather forecast for Sunday
Get your outdoor activities done tomorrow, if you can.
Risk of hail and lightning as thunderstorm warning issued for nine counties
The warning will kick in at 2pm and will remain in place until 8pm this evening.
Risk of spot flooding as thunderstorm warning in place for five counties
The weather warning is in place for Carlow, Kilkenny, Wexford, Cork and Waterford.
Heavy rain and risk of spot flooding as thunderstorm warning issued for 13 counties
The warning kicked in at 1.46pm and will remain in place until 8pm this evening.
Thunder and heavy rain forecast as Status Yellow warning in place for Leinster and Munster
Remember the sunny weather?
Status Yellow thunder warning issued for several counties
The warning is valid from 1pm until 9pm today.
Status Yellow thunder warning for Leinster and Ulster counties
The weather will be warm but with a risk of scattered thunderstorms.
Status Yellow rainfall warning issued for 5 counties as thundery conditions expected
Highest temperatures today are expected to range between 16 and 19 degrees.
Status Yellow thunder warning in place for entire country from 4pm tomorrow
The warning will remain in place for the island until 9am on Friday.
More rain and thunder is on the way
However, some sunny spells will develop too.
Hottest day of the year gives way to thunder warning for most of the country
A Status Yellow thunder warning has been issued.
Power outages as thunderstorms sweep through the east of the country
A status yellow weather warning is in place until the early hours of tomorrow morning.
4,000 remain without power after last night's thundery downpours
AA Roadwatch has warned that roads remain wet across most areas this morning.
Power outages and thunder warning in place for eastern half of country
Met Éireann forecast thunderstorms, heavy downpours and warned of a risk of hail and gusty winds.
A Status Yellow weather warning has been issued for the whole country
The warning kicked in at midday and is due to remain valid until 10pm tonight.
The St Patrick's Day forecast is bleak with hail and thunder expected
Highest temperatures will range between 7 and 9 degrees, according to Met Éireann.
Status Orange warning for north-west as Storm Gareth sweeps in
The warning covers Donegal, Leitrim, Mayo and Sligo.
Drivers urged to take caution after thunder warning is issued for 23 counties
Some spot flooding may occur.
Weather warning issued: Expect heavy rain and intense thunderstorms tomorrow
The thunder and lightning will be intense in localised areas – other parts of the country will escape.
Temperatures to dip below freezing with widespread frost and icy patches
The cold weather is staying around.
Fewer people in US are dying after being struck by lightning - here's why
Taking the growing population into account, the lightning death rate has shrunk more than 40-fold since recordkeeping began in 1940.
Heavy showers expected today, but things are looking up tomorrow
There’s also a risk of thunder this afternoon.
Heavy rain and thunder on the way this week
‘Exam weather’ might not happen.
Thousands left without power due to lightning strikes
A thunderstorm warning came into effect at midday today.
Durant and Westbrook throw down a combined 63 as Thunder roll over Warriors
Steph Curry and the Warriors will have to grind their way to the NBA finals this year.
There's going to be rain, hail and thunder across the country today
Also, it’s going to be cold.
This lightning strike in Dublin was a little too close for comfort
And loud. Very, very loud.
Watch: This lightning strike in Dublin was a little too close for comfort
And loud. Very, very loud.
This is the first-ever image of thunder
It was taken using acoustic imaging.
Watch out for fallen trees on the roads this morning
Wind and rain will continue until this evening, so tie down those wheelie bins.
Bit damp this morning? Better get used to it...
Batten down the hatches, there are thundery downpours and gale force winds on the way.
Couple almost struck by lightning as they take a selfie
Risky business.
Man reacts excellently to sudden lightning strike
Took the words right out of our mouths.
Heathrow flights cancelled after thunderstorm warning
A number of flights in and out of the airport have been cancelled as there is a 70% risk of thunderstorms.
Spectacular photos of the huge lightning storm over Cork