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Astronomers based in the UK and Ireland have watched the weather change on a planet 1,000 light years distant.  File photograph: iStock

Talking about the weather is something of a national pastime, but thanks to a group of astronomers(...)

Aoife Lordan, Rebecca Maher and Ciara Daly, from Coláiste Choilm, Cork at the BT Young Scientist & Technology Exhibition at the RDS Dublin. Photograph: Dara Mac Dónaill

Ireland’s weather is changing and instances of flooding will increase as a result, according to two(...)

Michelle Dillon is one of a team of forecasters who work 24/7 at Met Éireann

We all become a bit pre-occupied with the weather at this time of year, whether it’s because family(...)

Jimmy Kearns of Kearns Fruit Farm, Curraghgraigue, Enniscorthy, Co Wexford, in one of his strawberry fields. Photograph: Mary Browne

(...) for strawberries – demand fuelled in part by the exceptionally sunny weather. The farm, which includes(...)

Evelyn Cusack pictured at the National Maritime Museum in Dun Laughaire ahead of her talk this evening. Photograph: Margaret Brown

(...) overall we live in the best of conditions. The past 12,000 years of comparatively mild and stable weather(...)

Police divers patrol the village of Wraysbury, Berkshire in the UK on Wednesday. Britain’s flooding situation continues to worsen. Photograph: Facundo Arrizabalaga/EPA
Further severe storms threaten the UK
  • UK
  • February 13, 2014, 15:39

(...)’s weather chaos when a man was killed and thousands left without power. Forecasters warn that(...)

The deep colours show the expected sea swell at 3pm tomorrow as another storm approaches from the Atlantic. Image:

(...)” storm front looks set to hit tomorrow. Met Éireann has issued a new weather alert fo rainfall and(...)

A screen grab of the YouTube clip showing a woman running from a large wave in Tramore, Co Waterford.

(...) respite from the recent severe weather can be expected from now and through much of the weekend, according(...)

Humid, cooler conditions with the likelihood of some heavy or thundery downpours are expected later this week marking the end of the extended settled spell.
Photograph: Eric Luke/The Irish Times.

(...) has fended off Atlantic weather systems from Ireland for most of the month is slipping southwards over(...)