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Torrential rains impact 120,000 people in China


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:11 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 2 (IANS) Torrential rains since Sunday in northwest China's Shaanxi province have affected almost 120,000 people, authorities said Tuesday.More than 5,000 people have been evacuated from low-lying ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Delhi, season’s wettest day (Second Lead)


July 26th, 2011 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) After days of playing hide and seek, the skies opened up in the national capital Tuesday with heavy rains lashing most parts of the city, ... Read more...

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Over 600 relocated due to China floods


July 14th, 2011 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 14 (IANS) More than 600 people have been relocated after floods and mudslides hit a southern China province, officials said Thursday.Sichuan province has been lashed by heavy rains ... Read more...

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One dead as Himachal building collapses


July 11th, 2011 - 12:43 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 10 (IANS) A labourer was killed and 11 others were injured as a multi-storeyed building under construction in Himachal Pradesh's Solan district collapsed Sunday evening following heavy rains, ... Read more...

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Rescue work continues for 19 trapped miners in China


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 3 (IANS) The rescue work continued Sunday at a coalmine in southern China where 19 workers are trapped, Xinhua reported.Three workers were killed Saturday when the mine in ... Read more...

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China warns of floods, rains as millions face misery


June 20th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 20 (IANS) The Chinese government has warned of severe floods following heavy rains even as over five million people have already been displaced or affected by floods in ... Read more...

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Three trapped in Goa mining accident


June 18th, 2011 - 2:03 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, June 18 (IANS) Three people are feared trapped under debris in a major mining accident in Sanvordem town, 50 km from here late Friday.A spokesperson for the Goa-based Sociedade ... Read more...

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Cool day in Delhi, more rain in store (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) It was a pleasant day for Delhiites Wednesday, with slight drizzle in the morning and partly cloudy skies keeping the maximum temperature down five notches ... Read more...

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Rains bring respite for Delhi


June 15th, 2011 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 15 (IANS) After overnight rains, Delhi residents woke up to a relatively pleasant Wednesday with the mercury dipping four notches below average to 23.7 degrees Celsius. But ... Read more...

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Man electrocuted in Delhi


May 22nd, 2011 - 10:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 22 (IANS) A 30-year-old man was electrocuted in his rented home in south Delhi Sunday morning, police said."Surendra Mahto, a resident of Vijay Enclave of Dabri area ... Read more...

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Rain in Spain washes out Easter parades


April 23rd, 2011 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 23 (IANS) A downpour in Spain's Seville city led to cancellation of night-time processions that were part of Easter Week - for the first time in nearly 80 ... Read more...

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Australia-Sri Lanka World Cup match called off due to rain


March 5th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by ANI
Colombo, Mar 5(ANI): The World Cup match between defending champions Australia and Sri Lanka at Colombo's R.Premasada Stadium has been abandoned due to bad weather.Play was officially called off at ... Read more...

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Over 280 dead in Colombia rains


December 19th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 19 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths caused by torrential rains this year in Colombia has risen to 281, the Red Cross has said.At least 271 people were injured in the ... Read more...

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Post-floods, Leh looks for ‘lost’ tourists


November 26th, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi Leh (Ladakh), Nov 26 (IANS) The flash floods that washed away parts of Leh in Jammu and Kashmir also scared away the tourists who had become synonymous with the town, ... Read more...

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Caked in thick mud, fields still useless in Ladakh


November 25th, 2010 - 5:22 pm ICT by IANS
By Suhas Munshi Phyang (Ladakh), Nov 25 (IANS) A bitter winter is setting in, it has been nearly two-and-a-half months since flash floods wreaked havoc in Leh district of Jammu and Kashmir, but ... Read more...

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Leslie Frazier Appointed As The Temporary Head Coach Of The Beleaguered Minnesota Vikings


November 23rd, 2010 - 8:26 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
November 23, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Leslie Frazier, who had played defensive back at Alcorn State (AS) from 1977 to 1980, became a historic figure on Monday as he became not ... Read more...

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Not just match, Goa rains queer pitch for mining too


October 23rd, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Oct 23 (IANS) Rains are not just threatening to disrupt the India-Australia cricket match Sunday. The unprecedented October downpour in Goa, leading to turbulent seas, are also affecting the export of ... Read more...

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Blame game starts over abandoned Kochi ODI


October 17th, 2010 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Oct 17 (IANS) Former Indian cricket board secretary S.K. Nair Sunday hit out at the Kerala Cricket Association (KCA) after the first one-day international of the three-match series between India and ... Read more...

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More rains in Kochi, match abandoned (Lead)


October 17th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 17 (IANS) The first match of the one-day cricket series between India and Australia was abandoned as heavy rains lashed this Kerala city Sunday morning.Kochi first saw a downpour at ... Read more...

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Rain delays opening of India-Australia cricket series


October 17th, 2010 - 9:58 am ICT by IANS
Kochi, Oct 17 (IANS) The first match of the one-day cricket series between India and Australia to be played at the Jawaharlal Nehru International stadium here will have a delayed start following ... Read more...

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Rains spoil pre-Durga Puja mood in northeast


October 9th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala/Guwahati, Oct 9 (IANS) Medium to heavy rains over the past three days have badly affected life in most parts of the northeastern region in the run-up to the Durga Puja festival, ... Read more...

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Respite from rains may continue Saturday (Lead)


September 24th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 24 (IANS) After days of incessant downpour, the skies parted to provide much needed warmth to Delhiites. No rainfall was recorded in the capital Friday. Except for a few pauses, ... Read more...

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Waterlogging hits Kashmere Gate inter-state bus services


September 23rd, 2010 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Bus services at the busy Kashmere Gate Inter-State Bus Terminus (ISBT) here were halted Thursday as waist-deep rain water clogged the complex. Several buses have been diverted ... Read more...

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Ganesh procession passes off peacefully in Hyderabad (Night Lead)


September 23rd, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Sep 22 (IANS) The mammoth Ganesh procession passed off peacefully here Wednesday amid unprecedented security. The main procession, comprising hundreds of big idols, passed through the communally sensitive Old City ahead ... Read more...

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Incessant rains in Himachal, rivers in spate (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 22 (IANS) Most of the rivers in Himachal Pradesh are in spate following continuous moderate to heavy rainfall Wednesday, while at least 80 tourists are still stranded in Sangla ... Read more...

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Light rains in Delhi (Lead)


September 16th, 2010 - 10:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 16 (IANS) Parts of Delhi witnessed light rains Thursday evening. There is also a possibility of some showers Friday, weather officials said. Some downpour was reported in some areas of ... Read more...

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Floods affect a wildlife sanctuary in northeastern India


September 14th, 2010 - 5:38 pm ICT by ANI
Guwahati, Sep 14 (ANI): Incessant downpour over the past fortnight has inundated the Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary in Assam.Consequently, wildlife wardens have moved the animals to safer places.The Pobitora Wildlife Sanctuary is famous ... Read more...

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Rains lash Delhi, more to follow


September 12th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Delhi saw heavy rains Sunday morning that caused waterlogging and slowed down traffic in some areas. The downpour is likely to continue throughout the day, the weatherman ... Read more...

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An Advertisement For An Anti-Impotence Pill In Saudi Arabia Engenders A Downpour Of Complaints


September 8th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
September 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): Several watchers of television in Saudi Arabia found themselves in an astounded condition recently when a state-owned broadcaster exhibited an advertisement for an anti-impotence pill.What ... Read more...

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Three dead, thousands marooned in Chhattisgarh rains


September 7th, 2010 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
Raipur, Sep 7 (IANS) Two days of continuous rains in parts of Chhattisgarh, mainly the southern region of Bastar, have led to the death of three people and left thousands of people ... Read more...

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Heavy September rains in Delhi, more forecast


September 5th, 2010 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed the national capital Sunday morning, bringing down the temperature and causing the usual flooding of city streets. The national capital received 36.4 mm of rains ... Read more...

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Yamuna still above danger mark, Dikshit visits relief camps (Lead)


August 25th, 2010 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) The water level in the Yamuna river continued to rise Wednesday and Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit sought to ensure that the government was geared to tackle ... Read more...

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Wet Raksha Bandhan in Delhi, more rains Wednesday (Lead)


August 24th, 2010 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 24 (IANS) Heavy rains in the morning and intermittent downpour later in the day caused water logging at many places in Delhi Tuesday, leading to traffic jams. Many Delhiites ... Read more...

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Rains lash parched Bihar


August 24th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, Aug 24 (IANS) Rains continued to lash Bihar's capital Patna and other parts for the fourth day Tuesday giving relief to people hit by scanty rainfall this year, even as Met ... Read more...

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One dead as heavy rains lash Bangalore (Lead)


August 21st, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, Aug 21 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Bangalore for over two hours Saturday and claimed the life of an autorickshaw driver after a huge tree feel on his vehicle, police said.Srinivas, ... Read more...

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