Articles tagged "storm desmond"


Major storms and flooding disasters not as unprecedented as commonly thought

A team of scientists from the Universities of Aberystwyth, Cambridge and Glasgow have digged through the historic flooding records to put the recent major flooding disasters in perspective. According to their analysis, events such as Storm "Desmond" are...

December 10, 2015


UK and Ireland under water as Storm "Desmond" sets new all-time UK rainfall record

Storm "Desmond" heavily battered parts of UK and Ireland with extreme rainfall and strong winds on December 4 and 5, 2015. The storm wreaked havoc across the affected areas with devastating, life-threatening flood as the amount of received rainfall set a...

December 07, 2015


Extremely dangerous Storm "Desmond" prompts red alerts across Ireland and UK

Storm "Desmond", UK MetOffice's fourth named storm of the season, is bringing very heavy rain and severe winds to parts of Ireland and UK on Saturday, December 5, 2015. Ireland's Met Éireann has issued a status red weather warning alert for...

December 05, 2015