Hurricane-force winds cut transport and power in northern Britain and blasted towards mainland Europe as meteorologists warned Storm Xaver could be the worst to hit the continent in years.
Around 100 homes and businesses are without power in the northwest of the country as a result of high winds affecting power lines.
A mass vaccination programme is getting under way in the Philippines to immunise children affected by Typhoon Haiyan.
Clerys department store on Dublin's O'Connell Street has reopened having been shut since July due to flood damage.
The International Committee of the Red Cross has released a manual on how to deal with dead bodies, rejecting the idea that corpses are a huge health hazard.
Italian authorities declared a state of emergency in Sardinia this morning, a day after a cyclone struck the Mediterranean island, killing 18 people and leaving hundreds homeless.
A fast-moving storm system triggered multiple tornadoes that killed at least six people and flattened large parts of a town in Illinois as it moved across the US Midwest.
Philippine authorities believe the death toll from Typhoon Haiyan stands at almost 4,000.
A fast-moving storm system that produced at least one tornado in Illinois threatened some 53m people across ten US Midwestern states.
A US aircraft carrier has arrived off the coast of the Philippines to help co-ordinate the international rescue and relief effort.
Desperation gripped Philippine islands devastated by Typhoon Haiyan as looting turned deadly and survivors panicked over shortages of food, water and medicine.
2013 is on course to be among the top ten warmest globally since modern records began 163 years ago.
Motorists are being advised to take extra care tonight as strong winds have brought down trees in a number of parts of the country.
Dazed survivors begged for help after the super typhoon Haiyan killed an estimated 10,000 people in the central Philippines as President Benigno Aquino declared a state of national calamity.
A state of emergency has been declared in New South Wales as bushfires burning west of Sydney threaten to worsen over the coming days.
Former Airtricity boss Eddie O'Connor has suffered a setback in his controversial plan to build 450 wind turbines in the midlands.
Seventeen people have been killed and more than 50 are missing after a typhoon in Japan.
India's strongest storm in 14 years left a trail of destruction along the country's east coast with seven dead, but there is relief that a major disaster appears to have been averted.
The Government has announced €1m in emergency funding towards the relief effort in the Philippines following the widespread destruction and loss of life caused by Typhoon Haiyan.
Due to the severe weather forecast for London Heathrow tomorrow Aer Lingus has cancelled a number of flights to and from the UK.