Time to dig out the woolies? Temperatures are set to fall to around freezing over the weekend, Met Eireann has said. Photograph: Bogdan Cristel/Reuters

This glorious Indian summer we are having will turn to an early winter within the next week, according to Met Éireann. Just as one of the best Septemb(...)

People walk past as waves crash onto the Coast Road in Malahide, Dublin, today. Photograph: Brian Lawless/PA Wire

A major clean-up operation was ongoing this evening after towns and seafront streets around the country were flooded after high tides and heavy rain l(...)

 Ruth O’Dea and Dirk Hüttermann from Drumcondra with their children Aoileann, Fintan and Cian  in Dublin’s Phoenix Park today. Photograph: Alan Betson/The Irish Times

There is no end in sight to the wind and rain which has caused flooding across the country, Met Éireann has warned.More heavy rain and high winds are (...)

A kite surfer enjoys the stormy seas at Fistral Beach in Newquay, Cornwall today. Millions of people in parts of the UK have been told to brace themselves for what is predicted to be one of the worst storms for years, with heavy rain and hurricane-force winds expected tonight and tomorrow morning as the storm hits the south west then moves north and eastwards. Photograph: Matt Cardy/Getty Images

England and Wales will be battered by the worst storm in years with heavy rain and hurricane-force winds expected tonight and tomorrow morning, foreca(...)

Paddy Knox from Inistioge Co Kilkenny pictured at the Thomastown Classic Steam and Vintage Club Field day at Grennan, Thomastown Co  KIlkenny yesterday. Photograph: Dylan Vaughan

The good news is that the glorious summer weather is set to continue for at least another week. The bad news is that drought conditions are emerging, (...)