Storm Gertrude hit Ireland in 2016. File photograph: Erick Luke/The Irish Times

New research is revealing why and how Europe is vulnerable to “explosive” and sustained weather events, a conference in Dublin has heard. Speaking at(...)

Recent years feature in the top 10 of wettest winters and wettest summers over three centuries. Photograph: David Sleator

What is believed to one of the largest compilations of weather records in the world – showing monthly rainfall levels in Ireland stretching from the p(...)

The Weather Forecasting Factory by Stephen Conlin.The working of the forecast factory is co-ordinated by a director of operations. Standing on a central dais, he synchronises the computations

Modern weather forecasts are made by calculating solutions of the mathematical equations that express the fundamental physical principles governing t(...)