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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 TheJournal.ie, IWS chief…
Met Éireann Launches New iPhone Weather Update App
#Weather - Met Éireann has developed a new smartphone app providing up-to-date weather forecasts for those on the go - especially on the water. The new app features the latest reports, radar information and satellite imagery with both local and…
Met Éireann Issues 'Yellow' Alert As Strong Gales Sweep Coast
#Weather - Met Éireann has issued a 'yellow' weather alert for coastal areas around Ireland today (4 February) as winds are expected to reach speeds of up to 110km/h. Westerly winds will continue to reach gale force or strong gale…
Public Warned To Avoid Coastal Areas As Storm Force Winds Sweep In
#Weather - The Irish Coast Guard has warned the public to stay away from coastal areas today (Friday 28 December) as high winds are expected to reach speeds of as much as 140km per hour in some exposed areas. It…
Small Craft Warning For St Stephen's Day As High Winds Return
#Weather - After a relative lull for Christmas Day, Met Éireann warns that the high winds that swept across Ireland at the weekend will make their return today (26 December). A small craft warning has been issued with west to…
Met Éireann Warns Of Storm Force Winds Around Coast
#Weather - Met Éireann has issued a weather warning for tonight (Saturday 22 December) with winds expected to reach up to 110km an hour. Tonight and tomorrow morning, south-west to west winds are likely to increase in most parts of…
Met Éireann Issues Small Craft Warning as Rain and Winds Sweep In
#WEATHER - Met Éireann has issued a weather warning for much of the Irish coast today (Monday 24 September) as heavy rain and strong northwesterly winds sweep in across the country. Winds are expected to reach gale force tonight on…
Summer Gale Threatens Sailing Fixtures
#weather – A deep area of low pressure off Southern Ireland with fronts pushing north threatens to disrupt a number of sailing events on the Irish Sea from this afternoon including tonight's regular Dublin Bay Sailing Club (DBSC) 200 boat…

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