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Kolkata among most flood vulnerable cities


August 22nd, 2012 - 3:38 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 22 (IANS) Nine coastal cities around the world are most vulnerable to serious flooding with Shanghai at the top of the list and Kolkata and Dhaka standing midway, ... Read more...

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Hurricane Jova to strike Mexico soon


October 11th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Mexico City, Oct 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Mexico is bracing up for the strike of Hurricane Jova on Tuesday. Four coastal cities have been alerted and evacuated ahead of the arrival of the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

US East Coast recovering from Irene’s deadly punch (Lead)


August 29th, 2011 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) Fizzling out from a hurricane to a post-tropical cyclone, Irene Monday left at least 21 dead across eight states and impacted millions on the US ... Read more...

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Hurricane Irene kills 18, impacts millions in US


August 29th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 29 (IANS) As Hurricane Irene petered out leaving 18 dead across seven states and impacting millions with strong winds and drenching rains, authorities prepared to fight dangerous, ... Read more...

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Massive Oil Spill Gradually Reaches Ashore, Increasing Threat To Coastline


April 30th, 2010 - 7:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Apr 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The oil leakage from a blown-out well is posing a major threat to the coastline of Louisiana as well as three other states of U.S. after ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

U.S. Coast Guard urges mariners to be cautious throughout hazardous sea conditions


January 18th, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by BNO News
OXNARD, CALIFORNIA (BNO NEWS) – U.S. Coast Guard urged caution Sunday throughout forecasted storm systems, hazardous sea conditions, and expected coastal flooding around coastal California waters through next week.According to the National ... Read more...

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Sea levels rose as much as 2 feet this summer along the US East Coast


September 12th, 2009 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 12 (ANI): Reports indicate that sea levels rose as much as 2 feet (60 centimeters) higher than predicted this summer along the US East Coast, surprising scientists who forecast ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hurricane Bill Weakens Slightly To Category 3, May Upgrade To 4 Again


August 20th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by GD
The ferociously charging Hurricane Bill, which had escalated to a Category 4 Storm on Wednesday, has reportedly lost some of its impact as it traversed its path across the western peripheries of ... Read more...

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Three tropical storms moving across Caribbean


August 17th, 2009 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (DPA) Three small tropical storms were moving across the Caribbean Sunday including one threatening Florida, the first storms of the Atlantic season after two months of total quiet. The storms ... Read more...

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Andres first hurricane of 2009 pounds Mexico


June 24th, 2009 - 4:26 am ICT by John Le Fevre
The first hurricane warning of the 2009 season was issued earlier today when Tropical Storm Andres developed into a full-scale category one hurricane with winds of around 70 mph (113 kph) and ... Read more...

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Threatened areas around UKs coastline revealed


October 13th, 2008 - 2:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 13 (ANI): A new study has found that 173 miles of National Trust coastline and 2,105 acres of land in the UK could be affected in the coming decades ... Read more...

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Zero emissions a must to keep temperatures to safe levels during next century


November 14th, 2007 - 2:07 am ICT by admin
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