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Dublin: 10 °C Thursday 25 April, 2019

#Storm Emma

# storm-emma - Friday 2 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Shelter indoors advice withdrawn, but conditions will remain 'difficult' Take Care

Shelter indoors advice withdrawn, but conditions will remain 'difficult'

“The blizzard conditions have passed and the public safety advice to shelter indoors is withdrawn.”

From TheJournal.ie Medical staff sleep in wards and brave dangerous weather to make it to hospitals Beast From The East

Medical staff sleep in wards and brave dangerous weather to make it to hospitals

The work doesn’t stop in Ireland’s hospitals just because there is a weather warning in place.

# storm-emma - Thursday 1 March, 2018

From TheJournal.ie As it happened: The country bunkered down as Emma and the Beast did their worst Red Alert

As it happened: The country bunkered down as Emma and the Beast did their worst

The country has gone into hibernation for the evening in compliance with Met Éireann’s status red snow-ice weather warnings.

From TheJournal.ie Thousands in Dublin without power as Storm Emma sweeps across the country Electricity

Thousands in Dublin without power as Storm Emma sweeps across the country

ESB is estimating that 8pm tomorrow is the soonest time that any power outages can be repaired.

From TheJournal.ie Pay-as-you-go electricity customers won't be cut off during storm if they can't top up Power

Pay-as-you-go electricity customers won't be cut off during storm if they can't top up

Pinergy has extended its friendly hours until Tuesday and Electric Ireland said there are emergency measures if people are stuck.

From TheJournal.ie White wedding: This couple tied the knot just before Dublin's 4pm 'curfew' today Never Mind Emma

White wedding: This couple tied the knot just before Dublin's 4pm 'curfew' today

As Storm Emma closed in on Ireland groom Mark Davies told his bride, Tara McSwiney, that they would be married “come hell or high water”.

From The Daily Edge Just 13 of the most apocalyptic scenes from Dublin in the snow today Oh So Quiet

Just 13 of the most apocalyptic scenes from Dublin in the snow today

We’re not being dramatic when we say it might be the end of the world.

From TheJournal.ie Up to one metre of snow forecast to fall in some eastern areas of Ireland Red Alert

Up to one metre of snow forecast to fall in some eastern areas of Ireland

Met Éireann has extended its status red warning for Leinster and Munster.

From TheJournal.ie 17 stunning photos that sum up a snow-covered, stormy Ireland Storm Emma

17 stunning photos that sum up a snow-covered, stormy Ireland

While you’re bunkered down for the night, here’s a roundup of snowy scenes from around the country.

From The Daily Edge People from snowy countries can't get over Ireland's response to 'snowmageddon' Get More Bread

People from snowy countries can't get over Ireland's response to 'snowmageddon'

Well sorry for not living in igloos.

From TheJournal.ie 'In Boston they'd throw you in the clink': Here's why you should never drive in a blizzard Whiteout

'In Boston they'd throw you in the clink': Here's why you should never drive in a blizzard

Sean O’Neill of Transport Infrastructure Ireland said “even in a tank” people would be at risk of driving off a bridge or motorway because of reduced visibility.

From TheJournal.ie All trains and Dublin Buses off until Saturday, some Bus Éireann services may return tomorrow Transport

All trains and Dublin Buses off until Saturday, some Bus Éireann services may return tomorrow

Public transport will come to a literal standstill for at least a day and a half this afternoon.

From TheJournal.ie Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather Status Red

Here are the stores, banks and post offices closing due to the bad weather

The entire nation has been advised to remain indoors from 4pm today.

From TheJournal.ie Childline closes its services again as weather conditions begin to deteriorate further Storm Emma

Childline closes its services again as weather conditions begin to deteriorate further

The government has urged everyone across the country to be at home from 4pm today.

From TheJournal.ie Everyone should be off the roads and indoors from now Storm Emma

Everyone should be off the roads and indoors from now

People are being advised to stay indoors until tomorrow afternoon as a blizzard moves in.

From TheJournal.ie Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm Emergency Personnel

Michael D Higgins praises people who are working to provide essential services during storm

A status red snow-ice warning is in place for the entire country.

From TheJournal.ie Large queues formed outside post offices ahead of lunchtime shutdown Shutdown

Large queues formed outside post offices ahead of lunchtime shutdown

All An Post branches are now shut until Monday.

From TheJournal.ie Taoiseach urged to tell employers to pay staff who can't make it in during storm The Beast

Taoiseach urged to tell employers to pay staff who can't make it in during storm

The ISME said many businesses can not afford to pay staff if they do not come to work.

From The Daily Edge Irish people are putting up their Christmas decorations again to celebrate #ChristmasTheSequel Christmas The Sequel

Irish people are putting up their Christmas decorations again to celebrate #ChristmasTheSequel

This is exactly what the nation needs right now. Another Christmas.

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: Status Red warning nationwide as Ireland braces for blizzard conditions Live Updates

AS IT HAPPENED: Status Red warning nationwide as Ireland braces for blizzard conditions

Stay with us for the day as we bring you the latest updates.

From TheJournal.ie 30 people slept on the streets of Dublin last night as temperatures fell to -5 Rough Sleepers

30 people slept on the streets of Dublin last night as temperatures fell to -5

Over 100 people were in a centre in Dublin.

From TheJournal.ie Temperatures plummeted to as low as -7 degrees last night Freezing

Temperatures plummeted to as low as -7 degrees last night

Temperatures are set to drop as low as -4 degrees today.

From TheJournal.ie HSE staff won't have to work back emergency leave taken during storm Beast From The East

HSE staff won't have to work back emergency leave taken during storm

Simon Harris said employees will receive emergency leave with pay.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Here's what the country woke up to today In Pictures

Pictures: Here's what the country woke up to today

Here’s what the country is seeing.

From TheJournal.ie No buses and a Luas every half hour - here's how transport is affected by the snow Getting Around

No buses and a Luas every half hour - here's how transport is affected by the snow

The government has urged everyone in a red area to be at home from 4pm today until 12 midday tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie From making bread to feeding birds - these are your comments on the weather Read Me

From making bread to feeding birds - these are your comments on the weather

“I have bread to make breadballs for the kids to throw in the morning.”

From TheJournal.ie 'My hair and makeup are sort of becoming immaterial' - What to do if a blizzard hits your wedding Some Day For It

'My hair and makeup are sort of becoming immaterial' - What to do if a blizzard hits your wedding

People are being told to stay indoors, but what happens if you’ve a wedding.

From TheJournal.ie What's the difference between 'The Beast' and 'Storm Emma'? The Blizzards

What's the difference between 'The Beast' and 'Storm Emma'?

Here’s what’s happening with the weather today.

From TheJournal.ie 'Be at home by 4pm': Everything you need to know about today's severe weather alert Beast From The East

'Be at home by 4pm': Everything you need to know about today's severe weather alert

Lots of public transport will be stopping later this afternoon (if it hasn’t already).

# storm-emma - Wednesday 28 February, 2018

From TheJournal.ie Welfare payments due on Friday will now be paid tomorrow Storm Emma

Welfare payments due on Friday will now be paid tomorrow

The fuel allowance payment was also doubled for this week.

From TheJournal.ie 'Unprecedented situation': Up to 40cm of snow predicted by Friday lunchtime Dangerous Conditions

'Unprecedented situation': Up to 40cm of snow predicted by Friday lunchtime

A Status Red snow-ice warning will be in place in Munster and Leinster from 4pm tomorrow.

From TheJournal.ie AS IT HAPPENED: Here's your transport updates as country prepares for heavy snowfall overnight Liveblog

AS IT HAPPENED: Here's your transport updates as country prepares for heavy snowfall overnight

The government has said that 25cm of snow is expected tomorrow, and 40cm on Friday.

From TheJournal.ie All non-urgent outpatient procedures in Leinster and Munster cancelled Severe Weather

All non-urgent outpatient procedures in Leinster and Munster cancelled

Three children’s hospitals are also cancelling planned admissions and outpatient appointments.

From TheJournal.ie People in Leinster and Munster advised to stay in their homes from 4pm tomorrow Storm Emma

People in Leinster and Munster advised to stay in their homes from 4pm tomorrow

Blizzard-like conditions are expected.

From TheJournal.ie Over 40 people have died as a result of the severe icy weather gripping Europe The Beast

Over 40 people have died as a result of the severe icy weather gripping Europe

At least 42 people have died because of weather conditions in Europe since Friday.

From TheJournal.ie Here are your rights if your flight gets cancelled Grounded

Here are your rights if your flight gets cancelled

The Beast from the East has affected flights at a number of airports.

From TheJournal.ie Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible Unnecessary Journeys

Gardaí warn of increase in minor collisions as they advise people to stay home if possible

The force’s senior officer for roads policing said elderly pedestrians are at particular risk during this severe weather.

From TheJournal.ie Tesco 'unable to make most home deliveries' today due to the treacherous conditions The Beast

Tesco 'unable to make most home deliveries' today due to the treacherous conditions

While stores are still open, most deliveries won’t be made in areas affected by the red alert.

Storm Emma may hit this weekend's GAA fixtures with decision due on Friday

There’s 33 games across the football and hurling leagues scheduled for this weekend.

From TheJournal.ie Met Éireann issues red alert for Munster and Leinster, warning of 'blizzard-like' conditions Batten Down

Met Éireann issues red alert for Munster and Leinster, warning of 'blizzard-like' conditions

The warning is in place from 4pm on Thursday until 12 noon on Friday.