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Storm Brian’s winds to be weaker ‘in general’ than Ophelia

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 02:20:00 +0200irishexaminer (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.

Forget Hurricane Ophelia - is Storm Brian going to hit the North East this weekend?

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:21:00 +0200sunderlandecho (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.

Hurricane Brian path: Violent 'weather BOMB' to smash into UK from TONIGHT

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 01:04:00 +0200express (en)

MET OFFICE/GETTY Nathan Rao Hurricane Brian will assault Britain with strong winds this weekend Powerful gales threaten to tear down power lines and topple trees as the violent ‘weather bomb’ smashes the UK. Met Eireann last night confirmed Brian will be the second named ‘home-grown’ storm of the season.

Latest: See the extent of the floods in Cork as the ESB restores power to another 13,000 customers

Fri, 20 Oct 2017 00:14:00 +0200irishexaminer (en)

Update 8.57pm: ESB Networks crews say they have restored power to a further 13,000 homes, farms and businesses this evening. They have managed to restore 335,000 customers back on the grid, but work continues to restore another 50,000 who are still without power due to storm Ophelia .

Storm Brian to bring gusts of 130km/h

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:41:00 +0200RTERadio (en)

The head of the National Emergency Coordination Group has said he does not expect weather conditions from Storm Brian this weekend to be anywhere near as damaging as Storm Ophelia . Met Éireann has issued a Status Orange wind warning for a number of Atlantic coastal counties, which is to come into effect on Saturday morning.

Storm Brian to bring 'weather bomb' of heavy rain and strong winds to UK and Ireland

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:40:00 +0200ibtimes-uk (en)

Waves whipped up by Hurricane Ophelia crash over the seafront in Penzance on October 16, 2017 in Cornwall, England Photo by Matt Cardy/Getty Images. Scientists are predicting Storm Brian will bring a "weather bomb" that will batter the UK with gale-force winds and heavy rain on Saturday (21 October).

How to survive a superstorm 51 minutes ago Are you prepared when a major storm hits?

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:32:00 +0200newshub (en)

It's been an awful year for hurricanes and super storms, with Hurricane Harvey, Irma, Maria, and now Hurricane Ophelia claiming many lives in recent months. So how can you be prepared in the face of a superstorm? SOS Survival Training's Stu Gilbert spoke to Duncan Garner. Watch the video. Copyright © 2017 MediaWorks TV - All Rights Reserved.

Latest: See the extent of some of the floods in Cork ahead of storm Brian

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 22:09:00 +0200irishexaminer (en)

Update 7.37pm: Parts of Cork have been flooded already even before storm Brian hits. Today's continuous heavy rain has seen localised flooding in parts of the city and county. Around 30mm to 50mm of rain was forecast across Munster. ESB Networks is warning that storm Brian may hamper efforts to....

Glanbia Farm Show – 19/10/2017

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:47:00 +0200kclr96fm (en)

The Glanbia Farm Show broadcasts on KCLR every Thursday evening at 7:00 p.m. with the programme repeated on Sunday mornings at 6:00 a.m. It is an agriculture based programme, focusing on current farming events, the people involved in farming, the agri-sector and rural issues affecting the people of Carlow and Kilkenny.

U.K. and Ireland lashed by heavy rains from Storm Brian

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 21:32:00 +0200irishsun (en)

Brian is the second devastating storm of the season; Met office has issued yellow wind warning; A weather bomb is developing over the Atlantic. LONDON, U.K. - After Hurricane Ophelia devastated several parts of the U.K. and Ireland , now weather authorities in both the countries have issued a yellow wind warning as Storm Brian approaches.

Apocalypse wow: dust from Sahara and fires in Portugal turn UK sky red

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:40:00 +0200guardian (en)

The strange reddish sky reported over parts of the UK may appear to some a sign of impending apocalypse or a celestial Instagram filter, but experts say there is a scientific explanation. The hue is a remnant of Storm Ophelia dragging in tropical air and dust from the Sahara, while debris from....

Irish people find cure for cabin fever during raging Hurricane Ophelia as porn traffic increases 53%

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:28:00 +0200irishmirror (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....

Travelers earnings pulled down by hurricane losses

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 20:05:00 +0200marketwatch (en)

Travelers Cos. earnings fell in the third quarter as results were battered by a severe hurricane season. So far, the Atlantic storm season has brewed several tropical storms, with a higher-than-average number of them reaching damaging hurricane status, according to the National Hurricane Center.

Stay alert: Hurricane season isn't over yet

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:17:00 +0200montgomeryadvertiser (en)

The Atlantic Ocean has been churning this year, and those hoping for smoother waters as fall sets in and winter approaches could be disappointed. As of this writing, there have been 15 tropical storms, 10 hurricanes and five major hurricanes (Category 3 and above) so far in 2017, according to AccuWeather.

The Environment agency have urged residents to be vigilant

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:07:00 +0200plymouthherald (en)

Residents have been warned to remain vigilant to potential flooding as a coastal storm is forecast to hit the south coasts of Devon and Cornwall this weekend. The Environment Agency has urged people to be attentive as the low pressure coastal storm is set to hit parts of the south on Saturday.

Latest: More weather warnings issued by Met Éireann as Storm Brian approaches

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 19:01:00 +0200irishexaminer (en)

Update 5.45pm: Residents and businesses in Cork City are breathing a sigh of relief this evening after the local council confirmed they do not expect any widespread tidal flooding. Continued heavy rain has seen localised flooding in parts of the city and county, however. Both the city and county councils have issued flood alerts for tomorrow.

This pharmacy had a typically Irish response to Hurricane Ophelia

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 18:26:00 +0200irishmirror (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.

Video: Hellish 'firenado' seen in devastating fire season in Portugal

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:52:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you free updates as they’re published. A firefighter captured a "fire whirl" on Oct. 7 in Arganil, Portugal. More than 100 people have died in wildfires across Portugal this year.

Transat Jacques-Vabre : Pavant et Bestaven bloqués par la grève à l'entrée du Havre

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:50:00 +0200Europe1 (fr)

Les skippers Kito de Pavant et Yannick Bestaven, qui s'élanceront prochainement ensemble dans la Transat Jacques-Vabre à bord de Bastide Otio, ont été immobilisés jeudi à l'entrée du port du Havre en raison du mouvement de grève des éclusiers contre la réforme du Code du travail, ont-ils dit à l'AFP.

Video: Hellish 'firenado' seen in devastating blaze in Portugal

Thu, 19 Oct 2017 17:22:00 +0200WashingtonPost (en)

Be the first to know about new stories from PowerPost. Sign up to follow, and we’ll e-mail you free updates as they’re published. A firefighter captured a "fire whirl" on Oct. 7 in Arganil, Portugal. More than 100 people have died in wildfires across Portugal this year.

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