Rare meteotsunami hits SE Ireland

Rare meteotsunami hits SE Ireland

A rare meteotsunami hit the coast of SW Ireland on June 18, 2022. The phenomenon started during early morning hours and lasted well into the afternoon. It was reportedly felt as far away as France, Cornwall and Wales, U.K.

Two major storms on the way to Ireland and U.K. this week

Two major storms on the way to Ireland and U.K. this week

The UK Met Office has named two low pressure systems on February 14, 2022 — Dudley and Eunice. Both are expected to bring spells of very strong and damaging winds to Ireland and the United Kingdom this week. Storm Dudley will bring strong winds to northern and…

Storm Barra to impact Ireland and UK with strong winds, heavy rain and snow

Storm Barra to impact Ireland and UK with strong winds, heavy rain and snow

A deep low-pressure area moving in from the Atlantic Ocean this week has been named Storm Barra by Met Éireann on Sunday, December 5, 2021, due to the level of impacts expected for the Republic of Ireland. After impacting Ireland, Barra will bring strong…

Storm Aiden brings high waves and heavy rains to UK and Ireland

Storm Aiden brings high waves and heavy rains to UK and Ireland

Storm Aiden hit the UK and Ireland on Saturday, October 31, 2020, bringing high waves, strong winds, and heavy downpours. As a result of the severe weather, seacrafts capsized or broke down, prompting the rescue of several people on board. Up to 8 000 homes and…

Storm Ellen brings record winds and heavy rain to parts of Ireland and UK

Storm Ellen brings record winds and heavy rain to parts of Ireland and UK

Storm Ellen brought winds as strong as a Category 1 hurricane and heavy rains to parts of the UK and Ireland through Wednesday night, August 19, 2020, leaving nearly 200 000 properties without power. Winds up to 180 km/h (112 mph) were reported off the coast of…