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Drought, price rise shadow Karnataka’s festival season (Karnataka Newsletter)


July 21st, 2012 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 21 (IANS) Ahead of this year's festival season, Karnataka is staring at the worst drought in around 40 years, rising prices and little hope of early end ... Read more...

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US hit by worst drought since 1950s (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:31 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.The National Oceanic ... Read more...

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US hit by worst drought since 1950s (Lead)


July 20th, 2012 - 4:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.The National Oceanic ... Read more...

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US faces worst drought in over 50 years


July 20th, 2012 - 4:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) The US has been hit by the worst drought since 1950s, with almost two thirds of the country toiling it out, a report said.It said, as ... Read more...

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FAO food price index hits new record low


July 6th, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, July 6 (IANS) The UN Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) food price index fell to its lowest level since 2010, the Rome-based UN agency said in a statement. The ... Read more...

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Himachal hills get warmer again


June 10th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) After days of pleasant weather, the hills of Himachal Pradesh again saw the mercury rising Sunday, recording temperatures two to three degrees above average. In some ... Read more...

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Monsoon hits Kerala, IMD says delay is ok (Roundup)


June 5th, 2012 - 6:24 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram/New Delhi, June 5 (IANS) The southwest monsoon, crucial for agriculture, hit Kerala Tuesday, with a senior official saying that the four-day delay was not a cause for worry.Although moderate ... Read more...

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Drizzle, mild snow in Himachal hills


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, June 2 (IANS) The mercury continued to remain abnormally high across Himachal Pradesh Saturday, recording temperatures two to six degrees above normal, despite drizzle and mild snowfall in some ... Read more...

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Shimla sizzles at 27.9 degrees Celsius


May 26th, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 26 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh continued to sizzle Saturday with Una recording a maximum temperature of 39.8 degrees Celsius and the state capital Shimla a high ... Read more...

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Himachal may get more snow


April 20th, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 20 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh are likely to experience more thundershowers and snow in the next two days after a spell of dry weather, the meteorological ... Read more...

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British drought brings harsh time for wildlife


March 19th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 19 (IANS) The British wildlife is headed for tough times while trying to breed during a spell of drought, experts have warned.A large part of England is under ... Read more...

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Fog covers parts of Punjab, Haryana


February 23rd, 2012 - 2:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 23 (IANS) Despite fog in some parts of Punjab and Haryana, the weather was mostly dry, a Met official said Thursday.In Punjab, Amritsar was the coldest at 4.8 ... Read more...

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Mercury dips again in Punjab and Haryana


February 14th, 2012 - 2:41 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 14 (IANS) After a rise Monday morning, temperatures have dipped again in Punjab and Haryana.Patiala in Punjab and Karnal in Haryana had thick fog, reducing the visibility to 350 ... Read more...

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Drought affects 1.5 mn in China


February 9th, 2012 - 9:35 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 9 (IANS) About 1.5 million people have been affected by drought in China's Yunnan province, a media report said Thursday.The drought has left over 1.44 million people and ... Read more...

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Day temperatures rise in Punjab, Haryana


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Day temperatures rose across Punjab and Haryana Monday after many days as most areas in both states had a bright and sunny day. Amritsar in ... Read more...

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Night temperatures rise marginally in Kashmir, Ladakh


January 3rd, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 3 (IANS) The cold wave conditions in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region eased somewhat Tuesday due to partial cloudy conditions though the night temperatures remained well ... Read more...

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Severe cold persists in Himachal towns and cities


December 27th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 27 (IANS) Severe cold conditions Tuesday continued to prevail in the hills of Himachal Pradesh despite dry weather, the weather bureau here said.The minimum temperature at many places ... Read more...

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Icy winds sweep Himachal towns


December 26th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 26 (IANS) Icy winds enveloped the snow-covered hills and swept down across most of Himachal Pradesh Monday, with most parts recording sub-zero temperatures.Shimla saw a some decline in ... Read more...

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Cold spell continues in Kashmir (Lead)


December 24th, 2011 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 24 (IANS) The free fall of mercury continued in the Kashmir Valley Saturday with Srinagar recording a low of minus 3.3 degrees Celsius. The cold wave may persist ... Read more...

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Cold spell continues in Kashmir


December 24th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 24 (IANS) The free fall of mercury continued across the Kashmir Valley Saturday with Srinagar recording a low of 3.3 degrees Celsius. The Met office has forecast similar ... Read more...

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Valley, Ladakh in for another cold wave spell


December 21st, 2011 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 21 (IANS) After moderate snowfall in the mountains and light rain in the plains during the last two days, the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh are in for another ... Read more...

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Sunny Monday in Delhi, cool evenings ahead (Lead)


October 17th, 2011 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 17 (IANS) It was a clear and sunny Monday with the maximum temperature average for this time of the season but the minimum dipping two notches. The ... Read more...

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Warm Thursday, dry weather to continue (Lead)


October 13th, 2011 - 9:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 13 (IANS) It was a warm and humid Thursday in Delhi with the maximum temperature settling at 34.6 degrees Celsius, two notches higher than the average ... Read more...

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China drought impacts 190,000 people


August 4th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 4 (IANS) A drought has left 190,000 people and 28,000 livestock short of drinking water in Yunnan province, authorities said Thursday.Zhaotong city suffered a spring drought from January ... Read more...

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FIA to inspect Indian Grand Prix track on Sep 1


August 3rd, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The International Automobile Federation (FIA) will inspect the Formula One Indian Grand Prix race track on Sep 1.The organisers Jaypee Sports International (JPSI) claimed that ... Read more...

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Polo Cup: Vishnu Prasad extends lead with Round 2 win


July 17th, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 17 (IANS) Chennai's Vishnu Prasad's domination in the Volkswagen Polo Cup racing series continued as he came from behind to win the second race of Round 2 at ... Read more...

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Noorani bags surprise pole in round two of Polo Cup


July 16th, 2011 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Coimbatore, July 16 (IANS) Mumbai driver Rahil Noorani's aggressive strategy in the opening laps paid off as he claimed the pole position in the rain-affected qualifying session of Polo Cup ... Read more...

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Dry weather in Himachal, temperature rises


July 3rd, 2011 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) The prevailing dry weather in Himachal Pradesh Sunday increased the temperature by one to two notches, with the weatherman forecasting no rainfall Monday."There was a ... Read more...

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Four found dead after flooding washes away trucks in northwestern China


June 22nd, 2011 - 8:12 am ICT by BNO News
XINJIANG UYGUR, CHINA (BNO NEWS) -- Rescue workers have recovered the bodies of four people who went missing on Sunday when flooding washed away their trucks in northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous ... Read more...

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Drought affects 35 million in China


May 30th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 30 (IANS) A severe drought in China's central, eastern and southern provinces has affected nearly 35 million people and caused an economic loss of almost 15 billion yuan ... Read more...

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Hot start of week for Delhi (Lead)


May 16th, 2011 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) Monday marked the start of another hot week in the Indian capital as the day temperature continued to hover above the 40-degree Celsius mark ... Read more...

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1,000 evacuated as mountain fire rages in China


April 19th, 2011 - 4:06 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 19 (IANS) More than 1,000 people were Monday evacuated after a raging fire fuelled by strong winds threatened to engulf two villages in China's eastern Shandong province, Xinhua ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft captures methane ‘rain’ on Saturn’s moon Titan


March 18th, 2011 - 1:59 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 18 (ANI): NASA's Cassini spacecraft has captured images of seasonal rains on Saturn's moon Titan - the first evidence of rain soaking Titan's surface at low latitudes.Researchers at the University ... Read more...

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Mumbai swelters at 41 degrees Celsius


March 18th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) The city recorded a maximum temperature of 41 degrees Celsius for the second consecutive day Thursday, an official said, making it one of the hottest March ... Read more...

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Bright sunshine greets Kashmir Valley


March 6th, 2011 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, March 6 (IANS) After a week of inclement weather, bright sunshine greeted the Kashmir Valley Sunday even as the strategic Srinagar-Jammu National Highway remained open only for one-way traffic."The ... Read more...

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