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15 dead as dust storms lash Pakistan (Lead)


June 6th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Strong dust storms lashed various parts of Pakistan Tuesday, killing at least 15 people, including five children, media reports said.Dozens of people were injured in various ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Rajasthan building collapses


June 5th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, June 5 (IANS) Seven persons, including two woman, were killed and over two dozen others critically injured in two incidents of building collapse in Rajasthan, police said Tuesday.Two woman, ... Read more...

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Clear morning in Delhi, rain likely


June 4th, 2012 - 12:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 4 (IANS) It was a clear morning in the capital Monday with the minimum temperature settling at 29 degrees Celsius, a notch above the average for the ... Read more...

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Clear morning in Delhi, light rains ahead


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) The capital woke up to a clear morning Sunday with the minimum temperature settling at 29.7 degrees Celsius, two notches above average. However, there could ... Read more...

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Hot day in Delhi, dust storm likely


June 2nd, 2012 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) It was a hot and sunny morning in the capital Saturday with the minimum temperature settling six notches above average at 33.2 degrees Celsius. The ... Read more...

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Delhi lives through another blistering day (Lead)


May 31st, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Delhi's heated summer days continued Thursday with the maximum temperature settling at 45.4 degrees Celsius-the highest in this season as of now withfive notches above ... Read more...

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Two electrocuted in Karachi dust storm


May 20th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, May 20 (IANS) Two people - a woman and a teenager - were electrocuted in the Pakistani port city of Karachi and several others were injured after tin roofs ... Read more...

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Dust storm brings mercury down in Delhi (Second Lead)


May 20th, 2012 - 12:15 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) A dust storm hit several parts of the national capital Saturday evening and brought the temperature down marginally on a hot, sunny day which ... Read more...

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Hot Thursday in Delhi, similar weather Friday (Second lead)


May 17th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) It was a hot day in the capital Thursday with partly cloudy skies and the maximum temperature settling a notch above average at 38.2 degrees ... Read more...

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Dust storm hits Delhi, delays flights


May 17th, 2012 - 7:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) A layer of dust covered the capital Thursday bringing down visibility and delaying the landing of flights."A 60 km per hour wind between 4.30-7.30 a.m. ... Read more...

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Dust storm, light rain in parts of Delhi (Lead)


May 11th, 2012 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) A sunny morning was followed by a cloudy day and strong breeze, laced with dust and traces of rain, witnessed in some parts of the ... Read more...

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Dust storm lashes Delhi on season’s hottest day (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) After witnessing the season's hottest day, Delhiites faced a dust storm and lightning Thursday. Squalls and rains are forecast in some areas Friday."There was a ... Read more...

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Nine killed, 200 injured in dust storm in UP


April 12th, 2012 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, April 12 (IANS) Nine people were killed and more than 200 injured when a severe dust storm hit many parts of Uttar Pradesh late Wednesday, police said.According to information ... Read more...

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Mumbai slips behind a curtain of dust


March 21st, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 21 (IANS) Mumbai slipped behind a thick blanket of dust Wednesday as the city's weather suddenly changed. Weather officials said it is owing to the ongoing dust storm ... Read more...

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Dust storm blinds Pakistan provinces


March 20th, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, March 20 (IANS) A major dust storm slammed Pakistan's Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber Pakhtunkhwa province, impacting flights and road traffic.The dust storm hit parts of Sindh, Balochistan and Khyber ... Read more...

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Dust storm engulfs Phoenix


August 20th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Arizona, Aug 19 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Flights and other forms of transportation in Phoenix were disrupted on Thursday night following a severe dust storm that lasted about 40 minutes. This is the third ... Read more...

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US city struck by huge dust storm


July 6th, 2011 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 6 (IANS) A huge dust storm has hit the US city of Phoenix in Arizona, blocking visibility and closing the state's largest airport, a media report said Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Pleasant morning; wet evening in store?


June 9th, 2011 - 11:36 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 9 (IANS) It was a pleasant morning in Delhi Thursday as the minimum temperature was 28.1 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the year. The met ... Read more...

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Mercury dips in Delhi (Lead)


June 8th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The capital, which was reeling under the blazing sun for some days, witnessed a comparatively cooler day as the mercury registered a five-degree drop Wednesday.The ... Read more...

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Of stories of bravery and courage at the crash site


May 26th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Faridabad, May 26 (IANS) Sitting outside the burns ward of B.K. Hospital here, 25-year-old Mithlesh Devi just shakes her head in disbelief at her husband's brave act in saving victims ... Read more...

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Hot day in Delhi, thundershowers likely (Lead)


May 25th, 2011 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 25 (IANS) After a hot and dusty day Wednesday in the capital, the met department forecast some respite in the form of thundershowers towards late evening.The maximum ... Read more...

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Dust storm kills 21 people in Uttar Pradesh


May 23rd, 2011 - 10:46 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 23 (IANS) A dust storm lashed parts of Uttar Pradesh Sunday evening, leaving 21 people dead, an official said. At least 63 people have been killed in rain, ... Read more...

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Thunderstorm leaves trail of destruction in Taj city


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 22 (IANS) A night of thunder, lightning and rain left behind a trail of destruction in the Taj city Sunday, with power disrupted, trees uprooted and rooftops and ... Read more...

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Storms claim 56 lives in India


May 20th, 2011 - 12:56 am ICT by BNO News
NEW DELHI (BNO NEWS) -- At least 56 people were killed when severe dust storms, accompanied by rain and thundershowers, lashed the Indian states of Uttar Pradesh and Bihar on Wednesday evening.The ... Read more...

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After a five-year high, mercury dips in Delhi


May 13th, 2011 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) After breaking a five-year record Thursday, the maximum day temperature in Delhi Friday dipped slightly to 40 degrees Celsius. The met department has forecast a ... Read more...

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Drizzle brings relief to sizzling Agra


May 10th, 2011 - 5:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, May 10 (IANS) After the day temperature shot up to 44 degrees Celsius Monday and Tuesday forenoon, a dust storm accompanied by a slight drizzle brought welcome relief -- ... Read more...

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Sunday will be hot in Delhi


May 7th, 2011 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) The rainfall and dust storm of the previous evening brought the temperature down in the national capital Saturday but Sunday would be hot, the India ... Read more...

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Dust storm, rain bring down heat (Lead)


May 6th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Rains and a dust storm hit parts of the national capital towards the evening Friday, bringing the temperature down by a notch. The Met Office ... Read more...

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Heat is on, Delhi to touch 40 degrees again


April 29th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The day will be partly cloudy with the possibility of a dust storm, but Delhi will feel the heat with the maximum temperature expected to ... Read more...

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Dust storm, rains in Patna


April 19th, 2011 - 1:01 am ICT by IANS
Patna, April 18 (IANS) A strong dust storm followed by rains hit the Bihar capital Monday evening, giving relief from the scorching heat to the city residents.The sudden downpour caused ... Read more...

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New technique to predict dust storms, drought


July 10th, 2010 - 5:51 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Researchers relying on infrared satellite images have developed a method to predict dust and sandstorms in advance. The system can also be used to track drought. The technique had ... Read more...

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Monsoon in Delhi is delayed (Lead)


June 29th, 2010 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) Monsoon is unlikely to reach the Indian capital before the first week of July, the weatherman said, adding that the city remained hot Tuesday, recording a maximum ... Read more...

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Another hot day in Delhi (lead)


June 14th, 2010 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) After Sunday's thunderstorm and cooling rain in the capital, Delhi recorded a "normal" maximum temperature of 39.7 degrees Celsius Monday, weather officials said. "The national capital today (Monday) ... Read more...

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Dust storm, light rain in parts of Delhi (Second Lead)


June 13th, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Some parts of the capital experienced a dust storm followed by light showers Sunday afternoon, the weatherman said, adding that the city recorded a maximum temperature of ... Read more...

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Dust storm, light rain in parts of Delhi (Lead)


June 13th, 2010 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) Some parts of the capital experienced a dust storm followed by light showers Sunday afternoon, the weatherman said. "Some parts of the national capital experienced dust storm and ... Read more...

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