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Heavy rains lash Mumbai


September 11th, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 11 (IANS) After a week's lull, heavy rains lashed Mumbai and surrounding areas again since early Tuesday, disrupting normal vehicular movement during the peak hours, officials said.The downpour, ... Read more...

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Flood alert in Kashmir


September 10th, 2012 - 2:06 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 10 (IANS) As the water level in all the major rivers and streams of the Kashmir Valley continued to rise after incessant rain in the last four ... Read more...

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More rain in store in Delhi


August 30th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) It was another overcast morning in the national capital Thursday, a day after torrential downpour saw tens of thousands of commuters stranded and many areas ... Read more...

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Mercury slips after heavy rains, more rains expected (Second Lead)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) Incessant rains over the last two days brought a sharp decline in the capital's maximum temperature to 31.2 degrees Celsius Wednesday, which was three notches ... Read more...

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Taj sparkles in rain, Agra totters (Letter from Agra)


August 29th, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Agra, Aug 29 (IANS) Is this really a World Heritage city? This was the question most tourists were asking after a massive downpour left the Taj city in shambles, exposing ... Read more...

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Nepal played better than us: Koevarmans


August 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India's chief football coach Wim Koevermans credited Nepal for holding the hosts to a goalless draw in a rain-marred Nehru Cup football match at the ... Read more...

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Season’s heaviest rain halts Delhi


August 21st, 2012 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 21 (IANS) The season's heaviest downpour in the national capital Tuesday morning left thousands stranded for hours in traffic jams as many parts of the city were ... Read more...

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Traffic snarls in Delhi after morning rain (Lead)


August 7th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Tuesday morning downpour in the national capital caused traffic snarls in several parts of the city. The met department has forecast more rain later ... Read more...

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Morning rain in Delhi


August 7th, 2012 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Rain drenched the national capital Tuesday with the met department forecasting more downpour later in the day."The sky will remain generally cloudy. One or two ... Read more...

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Rain kills six in Uttarakhand, pilgrimage halted


August 4th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Aug 4 (IANS) At least six people were killed and thousands of pilgrims doing the annual Char Dham Yatra in Uttarakhand were stranded as unrelenting rains lashed the sub-Himalayan ... Read more...

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Rain brings cheer to Agra farmers


July 30th, 2012 - 8:32 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 30 (IANS) Fairly widespread rains in the last three days have delighted farmers in the Agra region as the delayed monsoon had triggered fears of a drought. ... Read more...

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88 killed in North Korea floods


July 29th, 2012 - 6:15 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 29 (IANS) Floods triggered by torrential downpour have killed 88 people in North Korea, the official KCNA news agency reported.A total of 134 were reported injured and around ... Read more...

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China allocates $189 mn for flood relief


July 27th, 2012 - 7:14 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 27 (IANS) China has allocated 1.2 billion yuan ($189 million) for flood relief after over 70 people died in the deluge since past week.Half of the money will ... Read more...

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Beijing downpour toll rises to 37 (Lead)


July 23rd, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 23 (IANS) The toll in Saturday's torrential rains here has climbed to 37 as more bodies were retrieved, authorities said. Among the victims, 25 drowned, six were killed ... Read more...

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250,000 told to evacuate due to Japan rains


July 15th, 2012 - 9:59 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 15 (IANS) Torrential downpour continued to drench Japan's Kyushu island Saturday, killing at least 22 people which forced authorities to order the evacuation of more than 246,000 residents, ... Read more...

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Cloudy day in Delhi, rains expected Sunday (Lead)


July 14th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The weather remained cloudy and pleasant in Delhi Saturday with light rains occurring in some parts of the city. The met office has forecast more ... Read more...

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19 Killed in record downpour in Japan


July 13th, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Tokyo, July 13 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 19 people have been killed as the heaviest rainfall on record pounded Japan's southern island of Kyushu, causing flash floods and mudslides.A month's ... Read more...

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Agra has first monsoon showers, plunges in darkness


July 6th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, July 6 (IANS) The long-awaited monsoon showers which finally hit the Taj city Thursday evening and brought down the temperature by nine degrees Celsius, also spelt a major power ... Read more...

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Rains lash Lucknow, parts of UP


July 5th, 2012 - 10:50 am ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 5 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Lucknow and other parts of Uttar Pradesh early Thursday, bringing respite from the hot and muggy weather. The downpour is likely to continue ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Mumbai, surrounding areas


July 4th, 2012 - 2:11 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 4 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Mumbai and surrounding areas, including Thane and Raigad, Wednesday, disrupting road and rail traffic, officials here said.Although the downpour offered respite from the ... Read more...

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Mumbai, Maharashtra face grave water crisis


June 25th, 2012 - 7:17 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) As the monsoon continues to play truant, Maharashtra stands on the threshold of a grave water crisis, a top official indicated here Monday.Ringing alarm bells, Deputy ... Read more...

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Venus transit clouded in Kerala, monsoon strengthens (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, June 6 (IANS) Rains lashed the Kerala capital Wednesday, disappointing hundreds of school children and others here who could not have a clear view of Venus's transit across the ... Read more...

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Facelift for Srinagar makes residents fume (Letter from Srinagar)


May 3rd, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 3 (IANS) With zebra crossings, road dividers and fences being painted, even during a downpour, Srinagar is being spruced up as top offices reopen here after six months ... Read more...

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Rain gods play spoilsport with Bangalore fans


April 26th, 2012 - 1:12 am ICT by IANS
Bangalore, April 25 (IANS) The much awaited tie between hosts Royal Challengers Bangalore (RCB) and Chennai Super Kings (CSK) in the Indian Premier League (IPL-V) T-20 at the Chinnaswamy stadium ... Read more...

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Rain plays spoilsport in Port of Spain Test


April 20th, 2012 - 2:45 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain (Trinidad), April 20 (IANS/CMC) Persistent rain spoiled what could have been an enthralling finish to the second cricket Test between the West Indies and Australia, forcing a stalemate ... Read more...

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Rains continue in coastal Andhra


December 31st, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Dec 31 (IANS) For the second consecutive day Saturday, rains lashed parts of coastal Andhra Pradesh under the impact of cyclone Thane which hit the Tamil Nadu coast ... Read more...

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Christmas celebrated in style in Kerala


December 25th, 2011 - 2:21 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Dec 25 (IANS) Christmas was celebrated with gaiety across Kerala Sunday, with churches crowded right from midnight on Christmas Eve.Sudden rains caused heartburn to many who were getting ready ... Read more...

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Heavy rains kill 11 in Bihar


September 26th, 2011 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Sep 26 (IANS) Heavy rains have caused widespread havoc in Bihar and killed at least 11 people, including three children and two women, officials said Monday.All victims were killed ... Read more...

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Heavy rains hit Delhi again (Lead)


September 16th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) A day after torrential downpour crippled the city, heavy rains again lashed the capital Friday, flooding many roads and causing traffic jams.The Met office has ... Read more...

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Six die as rains lash Pakistan province


September 2nd, 2011 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Sep 2 (IANS) At least six people, including three children, were killed as incessant rains lashed different parts of Pakistan's Sindh province Friday.The downpour, which continued unabated Friday morning ... Read more...

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Rains wreak havoc in Maharashtra (Lead)


August 29th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 29 (IANS) At least 15 people were killed across Maharashtra over the last two days due to heavy rains, which continued to lash large parts of the state ... Read more...

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Rains affect 1.4 mn people in Pakistan


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:40 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 23 (IANS) About 1.4 million people in Pakistan's Sindh province have been affected by the heavy rains that also caused extensive damage to infrastructure, National Assembly Speaker Fahmida ... Read more...

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Rains, floods kill 115 in Uttar Pradesh, Uttarakhand


August 19th, 2011 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow/Dehradun, Aug 19 (IANS) Floods and heavy rains in parts of Uttar Pradesh and Uttarakhand have left as many as 115 people dead over the last two months, official reports ... Read more...

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Thousands throng Ramlila Ground to support Anna (Lead)


August 19th, 2011 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) Thousands of people, many of them school children, thronged the Ramlila Ground Friday despite rains to support social activist Anna Hazare in his fight for ... Read more...

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Rainwater enters Zardari’s home, meetings cancelled


August 9th, 2011 - 1:25 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Aug 9 (IANS) Choked pipelines caused rainwater to enter two floors of Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari's official residence, causing cancellation of at least three meetings.Zardari took serious ... Read more...

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