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Overall Green alert Tropical Cyclone for OPHELIA-17
in Ireland, United Kingdomfrom 09 Oct 2017 09:00 UTC to 12 Oct 2017 21:00 UTC
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Storm Brian’s winds to be weaker ‘in general’ than Ophelia
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 02:20:00 +0200   irishexaminer (en)

By Stephen Rogers Irish Examiner Reporter. Met Éireann is predicting that “in general”, the winds which Storm Brian brings to the country this weekend will not be as severe as Ophelia . Nonetheless there are Status Orange wind alerts the second highest status for Galway, Mayo, Wexford, Clare, Cork, Kerry, and Waterford tomorrow.

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Forget Hurricane Ophelia - is Storm Brian going to hit the North East this weekend?
Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:21:00 +0200   sunderlandecho (en)

Storm Brian is expected to batter the UK coast just days after Ophelia wreaked destruction. Heavy rain and gusts of 50 miles per hour (mph) are expected widely across southern England and the west of Wales on Saturday and winds could reach 70mph in exposed areas.

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Irish people find cure for cabin fever during raging Hurricane Ophelia as porn traffic increases 53%
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:28:00 +0200   irishmirror (en)

Housebound Irish people found a handy cure for their cabin fever during Monday’s Hurricane Ophelia lock-down, figures have revealed. The storm battered Ireland and left a trail of destruction in its path over a relentless 24 hour period. Adult site PornHub revealed there was a 53% increase in Irish....

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This pharmacy had a typically Irish response to Hurricane Ophelia
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:26:00 +0200   irishmirror (en)

The country ground to a standstill on Monday as businesses, schools and colleges closed due to Hurricane Ophelia . However, not everyone was stressed by the arrival of the storm. Berney's Chemist in Kilcullen, Co. Kildare, came up with a very witty way to inform their customers that they were closed for the day.

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Still without electricity or water? This hair salon is giving away free blowdries for those affected by Hurricane Ophelia
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:24:00 +0200   irishmirror (en)

Eimear Byrne O'Connell owns the hair salon and decided to offer the complimentary blow dries to victims of Ophelia (Image: Facebook: Elaine Byrne O'Connell) A hair salon in Cork is giving away complimentary blowdries for those still affected by the destruction of Hurricane Ophelia.

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Storm Brian to sweep in after ex-hurricane Ophelia causes chaos across the UK Liverpool Echo
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 16:11:00 +0200   msn-uk (en)

By using this service and related content, you agree to the use of cookies for analytics, personalised content and ads. This site uses cookies for analytics, personalized content and ads. By continuing to browse this site, you agree to this use. Following the devastation from Storm Ophelia ,....

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Storm Brian to batter Britain days after Ophelia
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 15:13:00 +0200   skynews (en)

Flooding and power cuts are possible as the storm batters the country. The latest bad weather comes just days after in Ireland and caused disruption across the UK. Sky News weather presenter Jo Wheeler said the disruption was likely to continue on Saturday as the storm "will bring 80mph gusts to south-western coasts".

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Kildare pharmacy posts typically Irish closure sign during Ophelia
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:38:00 +0200   beat102103 (en)

By Gerry Hand. A customer notice from a rural pharmacy has become a social media sensation after the owners of the chemists placed a hilarious do not disturb type sign on the shop door during the worst of Hurricane Ophelia . Berney’s pharmacy, in Kilcullen Co Kildare, hung a sign on the door which advised customers the shop was shut.

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Kildare pharmacy posts typically Irish closure sign during Ophelia
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:38:00 +0200   eecho (en)

By Gerry Hand. A customer notice from a rural pharmacy has become a social media sensation after the owners of the chemists placed a hilarious do not disturb type sign on the shop door during the worst of Hurricane Ophelia . Berney's pharmacy, in Kilcullen Co Kildare, hung a sign on the door which advised customers the shop was shut.

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Kildare pharmacy posts typically Irish closure sign during Ophelia
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:06:00 +0200   irishexaminer (en)

By Gerry Hand. A customer notice from a rural pharmacy has become a social media sensation after the owners of the chemists placed a hilarious do not disturb type sign on the shop door during the worst of Hurricane Ophelia . Berney's pharmacy, in Kilcullen Co Kildare, hung a sign on the door which advised customers the shop was shut.

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New storm to batter Britain days after Ophelia
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 14:04:00 +0200   skynews (en)

Flooding and power cuts are possible as the storm batters the country. The latest bad weather comes just days after in Ireland and caused disruption across the UK. Sky News weather presenter Jo Wheeler said the disruption was likely to continue on Saturday as the storm "will bring 80mph gusts to south-western coasts".

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Claire O'Neill who was the first fatality of hurricane Ophelia, when a tree fell on the vehicle in which she was an occupant.
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:39:00 +0200   eecho (en)

THE first of three people to die during yesterday’s hurricane conditions was an oncology nurse originally from County Cork. Clare O’Neill, aged 58, died after a tree branch fell on her car near the west Waterford village of Aglish. She was due to celebrate her 59th birthday today.

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Storm Brian MORE 'dangerous' than Ophelia: Met Office warning ahead of WEATHER BOMB
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 12:33:00 +0200   dailystar (en)

Britain is braced to be battered by a violent mass of low pressure currently barrelling through the Atlantic Ocean towards the UK. Meteorologist Tyler Roys, forecaster for AccuWeather, told Daily Star Online the “strong” storm will be more “dangerous” than Ophelia for some regions in the UK.

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Storm Ophelia: Biggest wave ever recorded off Irish coast during weather phenomenon
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 07:58:00 +0200   independent-ie (en)

The Irish Weather Buoy Network (IWBN) confirmed it recorded one individual wave off Waterford which reached a startling height of 17.81m (58.4 feet), almost the height of a six-storey building. Put in context, that is roughly one sixth the height of Dublin's Spire which stands at 121m.

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The EU is ready to help Member States affected by deadly forest fires and Hurricane Ophelia.
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 04:28:00 +0200   EC (en)

"We are in constant contact with the respective authorities and all EU emergency response tools are available," said Commissioner Stylianides. © Hélio Medeiros. As several EU Member States face forest fires and storms, Commissioner for Humanitarian Aid and Crisis Management Christos Stylianides....

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In Pictures: The trail of destruction left by Hurricane Ophelia
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:49:00 +0200   straitstimesSG (en)

Ophelia , the largest hurricane ever recorded so far east in the Atlantic Ocean and the furthest north since 1939, has left three dead. The tropical storm battered Ireland on Monday (Oct 16), knocking down trees and power lines and whipping up 10-m waves.

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Debris cleared from nearly all roads following Ophelia
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:29:00 +0200   RTERadio (en)

Nearly all roads have been cleared of debris left by Storm Ophelia , the National Emergency Coordinating Committee has said. Significant progress has also been made restoring electricity and water supplies, but there are still tens of thousands of people without electricity and also many without water.

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'Dangerous' 70mph winds could signal arrival of 'Storm Brian' this weekend - days after Hurricane Ophelia gusts
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:28:00 +0200   surreymirror (en)

Weather forecast: 'Dangerous' 70mph gusts could signal arrival of 'Storm Brian' this weekend - just days after the UK endured Hurricane Ophelia . After last month's Storm Aileen, high winds forecast this weekend could become the UK's second "named" storm of the year - Storm Brian.

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Brazen gang used Hurricane Ophelia to break into supermarket and steal safe
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:11:00 +0200   irishmirror (en)

A gang used the cover of a storm to break into a supermarket and rob its safe. Gardai believe the Centra Store in Carrigart, Co Donegal may be the latest target of a gang which has struck more than six times in recent weeks. The shop was targeted between 11pm and 2am on Monday night/Tuesday morning....

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Vast majority of insurance policies valid for damage from Hurricane Ophelia, says Taoiseach Leo Varadkar
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:11:00 +0200   irishmirror (en)

Trees fall down on a apartment block on Cylde Road, Ballsbridge, Dublin during Storm Ophelia (Image: Rollingnews) Could not subscribe, try again later Invalid Email. Taoiseach Leo Varadkar has said the vast majority of insurance policies are valid for damage from Storm Ophelia.

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