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Deluge Strikes Howth As Winds and Floods Wreak Havoc
#Weather - Heavy rain overnight has brought some severe flooding to Howth in North Dublin, as this photo taken by Robin Blandford (via Irish Weather News on Twitter) early this morning shows. Strong winds from the tail end of Hurricane Bertha…
'Spanish Plume' Brings Humid Nights and Thundery Rain To Ireland
#Weather - While Britain faces a heatwave with temperatures in excess of 30 degrees, thanks to a 'Spanish plume' of hot air sweeping up from Southern Europe today (17 July), only Ireland's south is expected to see the mercury rise…
Shipping Forecast Fails To Air For First Time In Decades
#Weather - The BBC's Shipping Forecast failed to air as scheduled yesterday morning for the first time in 90 years. The Guardian reports that the mishap was the result of a technical glitch whereby BBC Radio 4's overnight switchover to…
Marine Notice: Marine Meteorological Monitoring Survey 2014
#MarineNotice - Marine Notice No 29 of 2014 calls on all ship managers, shipmasters, sailors, operators of fixed platforms and operators of non-SOLAS vessels to participate in the 2014 Marine Meteorological Monitoring Survey, which is available HERE. The World Meteorological…
UK Marine Forecasts Available on Met Office's Updated Mobile Website
Marine forecasts now available on Met Office mobile website #metoffice – UK Marine forecasts are now available for the first time on the Met Office's recently updated and improved mobile website. Featuring marine observations, shipping forecasts and high seas forecasts,…
Irish Weather Symposium for NUI Galway
#nuigalway – A recently-published report by the UN's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) makes dire predictions about the adverse effects and impacts of climate change. The Irish Met Society and NUI Galway have joined up to organise a Symposium…
Cork & Kerry Braced For Storm-Force Winds As 'Status Red' Declared
#WeatherWarning - Cork and Kerry are currently under a Status Red weather warning from Met Éireann as wind speeds rise to as much as 85km/h with gusts threatening to hit an incredible 160km/h by this afternoon (Wednesday 12 February). Meanwhile…
Cork In Recovery After Flood Waters Reach 'Waist Height'
#Flood - Just days after Limerick experienced its worst flooding in recent memory, Cork city last night was deluged by a high tide that saw waters reportedly rise to waist height on lower lying streets. As RTÉ News reports, Cork…
Limerick Floods As Spring Storm Assaults Ireland
#StormBrigid - Two canoeists in trouble off Spiddal Pier were attended by lifeboats from Galway the Aran Islands yesterday afternoon (Saturday 1 February) as Storm Brigid made for an inauspicious start to spring. The worst of the weather was experienced…
Severe Weather Alert Issued By Clare County Council
#weatherwarning – Clare County Council has issued a flood and storm warning for the entire county in advance of severe weather conditions that are expected during the next few days. The local authority is urging land, home and business owners,…
Donegal Coast Records Highest Ever Wave as Growlers Reach 80–Feet
#wave – A new maximum wave height measuring nearly 80–feet (23 metres) has been recorded in weekend storms off the coast of Ireland. Monster waves the height of five double deck buses occurred during last weekend's ferocious storms off the…
Flood Alerts In Galway And Cork As Stormy Weather Returns
#Weather - RTÉ News says flood alerts have been issued for Galway and Cork as more stormy weather sweeps in from the Atlantic this evening (2 January). Western and southern areas will be worst affected, with Met Éireann declaring Status…
UPDATED: Weather Warning For St Stephen's Day As Storm-Force Winds Sweep In
#Weather - Met Éireann has announced a national weather warning is in effect from later today (26 December) as storm-force winds are expected to reach speeds as high as 130km/hr in coastal areas. UPDATE: As of late this morning, the…
Red Alert – Winds to Reach 150km, High Seas Forecast
#storm – Met Eireann have issued a 'status red' weather warning for Western and Northwestern counties, Galway, Mayo, Sligo, Leitrim and Donegal. Storms will develop later today, with strong south to southwest winds expected over those counties, with damaging gusts…
Cold Winter Coming Up, Sailors Expect Dominant Easterly Winds – Weather Guru
#weather – This Winter 2013/14 may be cold again according to the latest ideas coming from a UK weather guru.  If the latest indications are correct then Ireland is more likely to experience a cold winter than a normal or…
Public Urged To Be Aware of Water Risks as Temperatures Soar
#Weather - Irish Water Safety has urged anyone heading to the water on lakes, rivers or beaches during this week's heatwave to take extra precautions as Met Éireann issues a 'yellow warning' amid soaring temperatures. Speaking to, IWS chief…

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