Latest: Met Éireann puts 17 counties under Status Orange Wind alert

Met Éireann has extended its status orange wind warning to 17 counties.

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Rogue hurricanes that head northwards may be new normal

Shortly after Hurricane Helene formed off the coast of West Africa on September 7, it did something unusual, writes Alexander Roberts.

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Latest: Met Eireann predicts more weather warnings for next few days

AA Ireland is warning motorists to exercise additional caution in the coming days as large amounts of rainfall are expected as the remnants of tropical Storm Helene pass over Ireland.

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Next year, Met Offices, put Colm on the list

The Atlantic storms name list is out. This year could be a turning point. A sea-change, if you will.

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Homelessness charity expresses concern as ex tropical storm Helene approaches Ireland

Inner City Helping Homeless (ICHH) has said it has "serious concerns" for people sleeping rough tomorrow night as ex tropical storm Helene moves over Ireland.

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Hurricane Helene to hit Ireland next week

Weather watchers will have their eyes on the skies in the coming days as Hurricane Helene creeps closer to Ireland.

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Hawaii spared widespread damage as storm moves out to sea

Weather forecasters warned heavy rains would continue but officials were hopeful the effects of Tropical Storm Olivia would be limited.

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Ali, Bronagh and Callum among storms set to blow in this year

For the fourth year storm names are based on public suggestions and are ones which reflect the nations, culture and diversity of the UK and Ireland.

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South-east US coast prepares as Hurricane Florence intensifies

Experts said the storm could reach a potentially devastating category 4 hurricane.

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Met Eireann data shows just how hot our summer was

The summer of 2018 was one of the hottest, driest and sunniest on record.

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Summer of heatwaves and drought recorded by Met Éireann

Summer 2018 will be remembered for thunderstorms, heat waves, storms and droughts.

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Extreme weather could result in higher food prices

The extreme weather this year could lead to a rise in food prices.

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Status Yellow weather advisory warns of spot flooding

A Status Yellow weather advisory has taken effect across the country.

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Ireland set for coolest temperatures in almost two months

While temperatures in Europe remain at heatwave levels, Ireland is experiencing a cooldown.

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Portugal battles major wildfire in Algarve region

Plumes of black smoke have blown across beaches popular with European tourists.

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Portugal and Spain swelter in near-record temperatures

Red alerts have been issued for temperatures in excess of 45C in some parts – with the heatwave forecast to last for days to come.

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Red alerts for Portugal and Spain as heatwave hits near-record

The hot weather has sparked several wildfires in Portugal.

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Ireland to heat up for bank holiday but record-breaking temperatures in store for those heading abroad

Irish holidaymakers are being told to prepare for potentially record-breaking heat across Europe later this week.

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Heavy downpours cause flooding in Northern Ireland

Motorists have been urged to drive with caution as many routes are disrupted.

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Met Éireann issues status yellow rainfall warning for 16 counties

Met Éireann has issued a status yellow rainfall warning for 15 counties.

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Weather tweet becomes a masterclass in French memeing

Best of all, you don’t need to speak French to understand.

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Tornadoes sweep through Iowa, causing major damage

Weather forecasters said the tornadoes formed suddenly and took them by surprise.

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Temperatures to rise as sunshine returns for weekend

The good weather is set to return - but it will not be as hot as it has been in recent weeks.

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Fancy a holiday here? This Russian village goes from -62C in winter to +38C in summer

At times the weather in Ireland can seem extreme but we’ve got nothing on the Russian village of Oymyakon is the coldest permanently inhabited settlement in the world.

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Farm View: Farmers’ high mortality rate is being compounded by stress

Farmers in the 16-64 years old working age category have a cancer mortality that is three times higher than that of other workers in Ireland.

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Drought is killing the primary feed source in threat to farm industry

Make the most of grass that looks dead, but is still of reasonable feeding quality, because it will be lost to decay once the rain returns.

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Summer ideas that are only good in theory but not in reality

Over the last few weeks Ireland has been in the midst of a glorious heatwave with everyone trying their very best to make the most out of the sunshine.

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Good weather set to continue but some light showers are expected

Met Éireann has predicted mainly dry, warm conditions with some light showers for the week with top temperatures reaching highs of 23°C and lows of 14°C.

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Roads and railway lines submerged following flash floods in UK town

A sudden thunderstorm in Tunbridge Wells sparked bus and train delays.

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