Storm Barra: Red wind warning for Cork, Clare and Kerry as forecasters predict 130km/h gusts

Updated 21 minutes ago THE TAOISEACH HAS warned that tomorrow will be a “very, very difficult day” in many parts of the country as Storm Barra barrels towards Ireland. A status red wind warning has been issued for counties Cork, Clare and Kerry tomorrow. Orange warnings have been issued for Limerick, Waterford, Galway, Mayo, Wexford, Dublin, … Read more

Delta variant remains Washington’s ‘biggest concern’ despite arrival of omicron

With the omicron variant having officially been identified in Washington, the focus of state health officials remains on a more dominant strain still comprising the vast majority of COVID-19 cases. Emerging omicron variant ‘does not change our approach to fighting pandemic’ The three omicron cases were found in three people, one in each of Thurston, … Read more

Ross: The doorbells have made me paranoid

Lately we’ve had a lot of stories that involve doorbell video, whether it’s porch pirates, or worse. I suddenly became aware last week of the effect that this crowd-sourcing of security can have even on law-abiding citizens – by which I mean, me. The situation unfolded as follows: We were back east last week visiting family, … Read more

Justin Bieber performs at Saudi Arabian F1 race after boycott calls

JIDDAH, SAUDI ARABIA — Pop star Justin Bieber performed to a packed crowd in the Red Sea city of Jiddah in Saudi Arabia, singing some of his most popular hits. The Sunday night concert took place even as human rights campaigners and activists called on Bieber to cancel his performance to protest the kingdom’s arrests … Read more

LIVE updates as Met Eireann warn of ‘violent’ weather and issue red warning

Storm Barra on its way Ireland is set for a cold and wintery week as Storm Barra makes its way towards the country. Met Eireann has forecast a wet and windy and possibly snowy start to the week, with snowfall expected on hills as temperatures plummet. There is a Status Yellow Gale warning in place … Read more

Dictionary.com anoints ‘allyship’ word of the year for 2021

NEW YORK — Allyship, an old noun made new again, is Dictionary.com’s word of the year. The look up site with 70 million monthly users took the unusual step of anointing a word it added just last month, though “allyship” first surfaced in the mid-1800s, said one of the company’s content overseers, John Kelly. “It … Read more

Storm Barra to batter Brits with 4 inches of snow and severe 70mph winds

The Met Office has issued several severe weather warnings ahead of the arrival of Storm Barra on Tuesday, with big waves, heavy rainfall, strong winds and snow expected Video Loading Video Unavailable The video will auto-play soon8Cancel Play now BBC weather: Rain set to turn into snow The UK is set to be lashed with … Read more

Chicago Weather: Monday Brings Wind, Blast Of Cold Air

CHICAGO (CBS) — Rain will end with strong winds for the Chicago area on Monday, bringing a blast of cold air. As the rain ends Sunday night, low temperatures will reach 28 degrees. Monday will be windy with a few flurries. A wind advisory is in place for most of the area from 2 a.m. until … Read more