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Saturday 2 December 2023 Dublin: 2°C

# Storm

Last month
November 2023
Around 12,000 homes and businesses still without power in wake of Storm Debi
Status Red and Orange warnings were issued for many counties early yesterday but they expired by the afternoon.
Schools asked to delay opening over ‘possible danger to life’ brought by Storm Debi
Employers were asked to allow people to work from home.
Ten people killed in western Europe by Storm Ciarán
The storm brought winds to some countries of up to 200 kilometres per hour.
This year
At least 27 dead in Hurricane Otis, Mexican government says
The hurricane has unleashed massive flooding in the resort city of Acapulco.
Dangerous driving conditions likely as Status Orange warning in place for Dublin and Wicklow
Met Éireann is warning that spells of heavy rain may bring flooding, dangerous driving conditions and poor visibility.
Quiz: How well do you know Irish storms?
Storm Agnes battered the country on Wednesday.
Status Orange warnings take effect as Storm Agnes brings rain and winds
Drivers, cyclists, motorcyclists and pedestrians are being encouraged to exercise care on the roads.
Storm Agnes: Status Yellow wind warning for 24 counties on Wednesday
A deep Atlantic depression is gathering off the south west of the country.
Experts had warned for decades about dams that burst killing thousands
Concerns have been raised since 1986 when the dams suffered major damage.
At least five people dead after severe rainstorms trigger flooding across Europe
Turkish interior minister Ali Yerlikaya said four other people were missing after the flash flood swept over a campsite in the Kirklareli province.
Storm Idalia: One dead as tropical storm leaves destruction across Georgia and Florida
Storm Idalia made landfall in Florida on Wednesday
Railway bridge collapses in Norway after torrential rain
All traffic across the bridge was halted a week ago out of fear that it would collapse because of the large volume of water.
Tens of thousands of people evacuated from Beijing as typhoon hits
Typhoon Doksuri lashed China’s capital with heavy rain today.
Two lifeguards monitored in hospital after lightning strikes beach
The lightning strike on Banna beach occurred shortly before 4pm.
At least 10 people killed and dozens injured as tornadoes strikes multiple US states
The storm system also brought wildfires to the southern Plains and blizzard conditions to the Upper Midwest.
QUIZ: How well do you remember extreme Irish weather events?
Maybe they will name a storm after you some day.
At least seven dead following severe winds and tornadoes in US south
Authorities said a clearer picture of the extent of the damage and a search for additional victims would come today.
Last year
US winter storm death toll rises to 61
More than three dozen deaths have been reported in western New York state.
Thousands of flights cancelled across US as forecasters warn of ‘bomb cyclone’
Some places have experienced temperatures plummeting 10 degrees Celsius within a matter of hours.
Nearly 20,000 without power as ESB crews mobilise after Storm Franklin
Following three storms in quick succession, Met Éireann is forecasting much colder temperatures midweek.
Wind and rain warnings in place as Storm Franklin hits Ireland
The Status Orange wind warnings cover Clare, Mayo, Galway, Donegal, Leitrim and Sligo.
Met Éireann issues Status Orange wind warning for Friday as Storm Dudley passes over Ireland
The forecaster has also issued a ‘wind, rain and snow’ warning for Friday, when Storm Eunice is set to hit the country.
At least 78 people dead due to flash floods and landslides near Rio de Janeiro
A “state of disaster” has been declared.
UN warns of humanitarian crisis as cyclone kills 21 people in Madagascar
Madagascar was already reeling from a tropical storm which killed 55 people late last month.
Thousands of flights cancelled as powerful storm slams into eastern US
With blizzard warnings in effect, cities like New York and Boston bore the brunt of the storm.
Tens of thousands without power as winter storm blasts US south-east
The weather was making air travel extremely difficult in some parts of the country.
All time
Storm Barra: 13,000 without power and 10,000 facing water supply issues amid clean-up operation
ESB Networks said it is continuing to restore power to as many customers as possible tonight, but many will be without supply overnight.
Further high winds last night left thousands of homes, farms and businesses without power and water.
Some people may remain without power into tomorrow.
Six Boil Water Notices are currently in effect in various parts of the country.
Storm Barra: Schools in Dublin and 11 other counties advised to remain closed
ESB warn some customers to be left without electricity overnight as 38,000 remain without power
Power outages, flooding and now a Dublin orange warning as Storm Barra hits
The latest developments as Storm Barra batters the country.
Schools will be closed again tomorrow in 11 counties
Some 38,000 homes and businesses around the country remain without power
A status red warning is in place in Co Clare
Tens of thousands without power and people told to stay indoors in Red counties
All the latest development as Storm Barra moves across Ireland.
Status Red warnings are now in place in Cork and Kerry - with a further Red warning to take effect in Clare from 4pm
The rest of the country is covered by Orange and Yellow warnings
Over 50,000 premises are without power and schools in Red and Orange counties are closed
Storm Arwen: Winds pick up speed as weather warnings to come into effect
Wind warnings have been issued for nine counties, while the parts of England and Scotland have been upgraded to a rare red warning.
California storm predicted to bring ‘historic’ amount of rainfall
Widespread flooding was reported as areas burned bare by wildfires struggled to absorb the huge amount of rain.
Shortages of supplies and workers to delay damage repairs in US after Hurricane Ida
The hurricane damaged or destroyed more than 22,000 power poles.
Kim, Pól and Seán: Names of future winter storms announced
The Storm Names partnership raises awareness of the impact of severe weather.
Donegal CCC to meet this week after Kilcar launch objection to county-final defeat
Kilcar believe Naomh Conaill, who eventually beat them on penalties to win the county SFC title, used more than three subs during extra-time.
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.
Powerful winter storm set to dump up to 24 inches of snow in New York as it hits US east coast
The National Weather Service issued storm warnings from Virginia to Maine.
Storm Christoph: Residents evacuated across UK amid snow showers and flood warnings
Nearly 180 flood warnings remained in place across England at midday today.
Three dead as Storm Eta lashes Nicaragua with rain, sparking deadly mudslides
The storm has weakened from the Category 4 hurricane that battered the coast.
Hurricane Sally: Rescuers seek out people amid widespread flooding
Homeowners and businesses have begun cleaning up following the storm.
Residents on US Gulf Coast watch as Hurricane Sally tracks towards the coast
Sally is expected to become a hurricane later today and reach the coast by tomorrow.