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#Flooding

# flooding - Monday 28 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 28th 2017, 7:36 AM 17,773 Views 36 Comments

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

# flooding - Saturday 26 August, 2017

Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died'
# Sierra Leone
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# Sierra Leone

Teacher on mudslide: 'Our school was completely destroyed and pupils, teachers and parents died'

Aug 26th 2017, 8:15 AM 6,624 Views 9 Comments

The death toll from this months mudslide and flooding in Sierra Leone’s capital city is approaching 500.

# flooding - Friday 25 August, 2017

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

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

Aug 25th 2017, 3:45 PM 46,886 Views 79 Comments

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

# flooding - Friday 18 August, 2017

Rainfall warning in place for five counties amid risk of spot flooding
# Heavy Downpours
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# Heavy Downpours

Rainfall warning in place for five counties amid risk of spot flooding

Aug 18th 2017, 9:09 AM 32,736 Views 13 Comments

The heaviest of the showers are likely to begin in the west and northwest before moving eastwards.

# flooding - Monday 14 August, 2017

Over 300 dead after mudslide sweeps through Sierra Leone's capital
# Freetown
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# Freetown

Over 300 dead after mudslide sweeps through Sierra Leone's capital

Aug 14th 2017, 5:01 PM 12,504 Views 10 Comments

Thousands have been left homeless and there’s an “overwhelming number of dead” after severe flooding and mudslides in Freetown.

# flooding - Friday 11 August, 2017

Families forced to leave homes after burst pipe causes flooding, sinkhole
# Limerick
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# Limerick

Families forced to leave homes after burst pipe causes flooding, sinkhole

Aug 11th 2017, 4:53 PM 26,155 Views 26 Comments

A large water mains burst at Bengal Terrace and flooded 11 homes on 15 July.

Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds
# Dramatic Impact
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# Dramatic Impact

Climate change behind dramatic shift in timing of Irish floods, study finds

Aug 11th 2017, 12:43 PM 11,736 Views 75 Comments

Winter floods are now occurring the east of Ireland earlier towards autumn than they did 20 years ago.

# flooding - Saturday 5 August, 2017

Poll: Are you worried about climate change?
# Your Say
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# Your Say

Poll: Are you worried about climate change?

Aug 5th 2017, 9:39 AM 22,437 Views 216 Comments

New research predicts a dramatic rise in the death toll from weather-related disasters in Europe in the coming decades.

# flooding - Tuesday 30 May, 2017

Smart rainfall sensors are being used in Dublin city to give an early-warning defence from flooding
# Internet Of Things
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# Internet Of Things

Smart rainfall sensors are being used in Dublin city to give an early-warning defence from flooding

May 30th 2017, 10:03 AM 8,870 Views 7 Comments

The low-cost sensors are being deployed across the capital to monitor rainfall, weather conditions and river levels.

# flooding - Sunday 28 May, 2017

The rain was so bad yesterday it flooded parts of Dublin's north inner city
# Sheriff Street
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# Sheriff Street

The rain was so bad yesterday it flooded parts of Dublin's north inner city

May 28th 2017, 11:01 AM 44,145 Views 54 Comments

A spokesperson for Dublin City Council confirmed there was localised flooding in the Sheriff Street area.

# flooding - Friday 12 May, 2017

Thundery downpours and risk of localised flooding for the weekend
# Weekend Weather
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# Weekend Weather

Thundery downpours and risk of localised flooding for the weekend

May 12th 2017, 7:28 AM 25,366 Views 14 Comments

Don’t clean the BBQ just yet.

# flooding - Saturday 1 April, 2017

'People have lost everything': Australian towns face worst flooding seen in a century
# Cyclone Debbie
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# Cyclone Debbie

'People have lost everything': Australian towns face worst flooding seen in a century

Apr 1st 2017, 2:00 PM 26,865 Views 12 Comments

Two women have died.

# flooding - Monday 13 February, 2017

Storms Desmond and Frank: 'One year on, we need to rethink how we manage flood risk'
# Opinion
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# Opinion

Storms Desmond and Frank: 'One year on, we need to rethink how we manage flood risk'

Feb 13th 2017, 6:30 AM 198 Views 15 Comments

Our climate is warming and major flood events are likely to occur once every 10 years by the second half of this century, writes Anja Murray.

# flooding - Wednesday 8 February, 2017

Couple settle with council out-of-court after 'appalling story' of flooded home
# Laois County Council
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# Laois County Council

Couple settle with council out-of-court after 'appalling story' of flooded home

Feb 8th 2017, 10:28 PM 14,850 Views 5 Comments

The couple claimed there were no problems before the Council laid a culvert near their home in 2007.

# flooding - Tuesday 7 February, 2017

'It absolutely destroyed me': Man sues Laois County Council after house floods twice
# Small Tsunami
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# Small Tsunami

'It absolutely destroyed me': Man sues Laois County Council after house floods twice

Feb 7th 2017, 10:38 PM 16,812 Views 0 Comments

After the floods he said “it took a long time to get it right,” and that he can no longer get flood insurance.

# flooding - Friday 6 January, 2017

Six dead in Thailand as floods hit southern tourist areas
# Ko Samui
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# Ko Samui

Six dead in Thailand as floods hit southern tourist areas

Jan 6th 2017, 9:01 AM 22,865 Views 14 Comments

Over 120,000 households have been affected by the flooding

# flooding - Monday 12 December, 2016

Flood defence plan for Cork finally unveiled to the public
# River Lee
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# River Lee

Flood defence plan for Cork finally unveiled to the public

Dec 12th 2016, 3:15 PM 9,827 Views 25 Comments

The plan will be on display to the public until the 20 January next year.

# flooding - Friday 9 December, 2016

The River Shannon is in for a major dredging
# Clearout
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# Clearout

The River Shannon is in for a major dredging

Dec 9th 2016, 9:46 PM 22,718 Views 57 Comments

Plans for the maintenance were announced today.

# flooding - Tuesday 29 November, 2016

'We couldn't go home for five months after the floods. We're in fear it could happen again'
# Winter Storms
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# Winter Storms

'We couldn't go home for five months after the floods. We're in fear it could happen again'

Nov 29th 2016, 6:08 AM 9,547 Views 24 Comments

Fianna Fáil are calling for a UK-style flood insurance scheme to be introduced here.

# flooding - Monday 15 August, 2016

State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands
# Louisiana
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# Louisiana

State of emergency declared in Louisiana after floods endanger thousands

Aug 15th 2016, 8:36 AM 8,599 Views 15 Comments

Over 20,000 people and hundreds of pets have been rescued from the floods so far.

# flooding - Friday 8 July, 2016

In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak
# Taiwan
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# Taiwan

In Photos: Monsoon downpours intensify following Typhoon Nepartak

Jul 8th 2016, 9:28 PM 15,171 Views 5 Comments

More than 15,400 people have been evacuated from 14 counties and cities.

# flooding - Tuesday 7 June, 2016

Strikes, terror threats and flooding - here's what Irish fans travelling to the Euros need to look out for
# Euro 2016
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# Euro 2016

Strikes, terror threats and flooding - here's what Irish fans travelling to the Euros need to look out for

Jun 7th 2016, 4:30 PM 24,327 Views 28 Comments

What’s the security situation? Are transport strikes still ongoing? Has the flooding receded?

# flooding - Thursday 2 June, 2016

Five killed in France and Germany as some areas endure worst flooding in a century
# Devastating Floods
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# Devastating Floods

Five killed in France and Germany as some areas endure worst flooding in a century

Jun 2nd 2016, 8:24 AM 29,626 Views 33 Comments

The waters are expected to keep rising for the coming days.

# flooding - Tuesday 17 May, 2016

After five months under water, this flooded railway line is finally set to re-open*
# Limerick-ennis
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# Limerick-ennis

After five months under water, this flooded railway line is finally set to re-open*

May 17th 2016, 6:00 AM 21,311 Views 31 Comments

*Subject to a successful test run this afternoon, that is.

# flooding - Monday 25 April, 2016

Galway and Cork make most claims for humanitarian assistance funding after flood damage
# Flood Relief
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# Flood Relief

Galway and Cork make most claims for humanitarian assistance funding after flood damage

Apr 25th 2016, 6:00 AM 6,200 Views 3 Comments

Almost €900,000 has been paid out so far this year.

# flooding - Wednesday 20 April, 2016

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday
# Take A Break
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# Take A Break

Watch: Britain's biggest royal fans count down to the Queen's birthday

Apr 20th 2016, 11:00 AM 15,676 Views 191 Comments

“I’ll just say a few words as I give her flowers and a card.”

# flooding - Monday 18 April, 2016

Reporter helps save man from drowning during live TV broadcast
# Houston
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# Houston

Reporter helps save man from drowning during live TV broadcast

Apr 18th 2016, 9:11 PM 50,191 Views 34 Comments

The man escaped from his car unharmed.

# flooding - Monday 11 April, 2016

More flooding expected for Cork after weekend rain left streets underwater
# High Tide
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# High Tide

More flooding expected for Cork after weekend rain left streets underwater

Apr 11th 2016, 8:20 AM 21,232 Views 24 Comments

Millions of euro in damage has been caused by flooding in recent years.

# flooding - Sunday 10 April, 2016

Cork on alert once again as rain and high tides cause flooding
# Orange Alert
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# Orange Alert

Cork on alert once again as rain and high tides cause flooding

Apr 10th 2016, 4:50 PM 62,129 Views 41 Comments

Motorists have been advised to change their travel plans and exercise extreme caution in coastal areas.

# flooding - Tuesday 5 April, 2016

A group set up to plan flood defences didn't meet for four years
# Floody Hell
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# Floody Hell

A group set up to plan flood defences didn't meet for four years

Apr 5th 2016, 10:40 PM 19,057 Views 27 Comments

Another didn’t meet for six.

# flooding - Thursday 31 March, 2016

Hope you enjoyed the sunshine, tomorrow is set to be pretty horrible
# Rain Rain Go Away
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# Rain Rain Go Away

Hope you enjoyed the sunshine, tomorrow is set to be pretty horrible

Mar 31st 2016, 6:41 PM 21,718 Views 13 Comments

There’ll be a risk of flooding over the weekend.

# flooding - Tuesday 8 March, 2016

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

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

Mar 8th 2016, 4:55 PM 16,853 Views 24 Comments

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

# flooding - Monday 15 February, 2016

Here's how much has been paid out to flood damaged households in these 22 counties
# Breakdown
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# Breakdown

Here's how much has been paid out to flood damaged households in these 22 counties

Feb 15th 2016, 6:15 AM 14,485 Views 18 Comments

Almost €500,000 has been provided to 424 households.

# flooding - Monday 8 February, 2016

Power outages and flooding as Storm Imogen continues to blow through Ireland
# Weather Warnings
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# Weather Warnings

Power outages and flooding as Storm Imogen continues to blow through Ireland

Feb 8th 2016, 5:05 PM 37,422 Views 25 Comments

Cork and Kerry have borne the brunt of the fierce weather.

# flooding - Saturday 6 February, 2016

Get ready for four more days of miserable rain...
# Flood Warning
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# Flood Warning

Get ready for four more days of miserable rain...

Feb 6th 2016, 8:18 AM 22,071 Views 14 Comments

It’s set to be wet and windy all weekend.

# flooding - Friday 5 February, 2016

Risk of flooding as widespread rain kicks off the weekend
# River Shannon
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# River Shannon

Risk of flooding as widespread rain kicks off the weekend

Feb 5th 2016, 11:47 AM 27,662 Views 17 Comments

The ESB has advised that the flow of water through Parteen Weir will be reduced today.

# flooding - Monday 25 January, 2016

Four weather warnings issued as heavy rain and wind set to batter coastal counties
# Spot Flooding
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# Spot Flooding

Four weather warnings issued as heavy rain and wind set to batter coastal counties

Jan 25th 2016, 11:18 PM 57,329 Views 23 Comments

The gardaí and local authorities have advised people to be extra vigilant, with some flooding expected.

# flooding - Wednesday 20 January, 2016

Minister hits out at claim flood relief budget has been 'slashed'
# Flood Defences
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# Flood Defences

Minister hits out at claim flood relief budget has been 'slashed'

Jan 20th 2016, 9:55 AM 7,315 Views 20 Comments

Simon Harris says the government is investing more money in this area over the next five years than has been spent in the last two decades.

# flooding - Monday 18 January, 2016

Scientists discover worms as big as snakes... that may help reduce flooding
# Record Breaking
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# Record Breaking

Scientists discover worms as big as snakes... that may help reduce flooding

Jan 18th 2016, 2:45 PM 22,727 Views 24 Comments

The worms were found in Scotland.

# flooding - Saturday 16 January, 2016

Flooding drives rats out of their homes, and there is a hidden danger to worry about
# Another Problem
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# Another Problem

Flooding drives rats out of their homes, and there is a hidden danger to worry about

Jan 16th 2016, 7:45 AM 31,244 Views 52 Comments

The floods we’ve had over the past weeks have made germs and bacteria a danger.