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Drizzle in Delhi, thunderstorm likely


June 18th, 2012 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) The week started on a pleasant note, as Delhiites woke up to light showers Monday morning. The weather office has forecast dust and thunderstorm in ... Read more...

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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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Dust storms kill 10 in Pakistan


June 6th, 2012 - 12:41 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 5 (IANS) Strong dust storms lashed various parts of Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Punjab and Balochistan provinces Tuesday, killing at least 10 people, media reports said.Dozens of people were ... 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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UP sweats as mercury soars past 40 degrees


May 14th, 2012 - 1:17 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 14 (IANS) A sudden and steep rise in day temperatures has sent people of Uttar Pradesh scurrying for cover. With the mercury soaring past 40 degree Celsius, the ... Read more...

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Bright day in Delhi, thunder storm expected


May 11th, 2012 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 11 (IANS) The capital woke up to a sunny Friday with the minimum temperature settling one notch above normal at 26.6 degree Celsius. The met department has ... Read more...

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Coolest April in Delhi comes to end Monday (Second lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Monday saw a fitting end to the coolest April in past few years in Delhi with the maximum temperature staying two notches below the normal ... Read more...

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Showers lash Delhi, good weather to continue (Third Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Heavy showers lashed Delhi Thursday, continuing the spell of good weather and making April this year an unusually pleasant month, according to the Met office. ... Read more...

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It’s coolest April in Delhi, good weather to continue (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Delhiites Thursday again experienced a soft, cool breeze and light drizzle as the Met Office said April this year has been an unusually pleasant month. ... Read more...

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It’s coolest April in Delhi (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The national capital Thursday again had a soft, cool breeze and light drizzle, and the Met Office said April this year has been an unusually ... Read more...

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Climate change will also worsen respiratory diseases


March 15th, 2012 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, March 15 (IANS) Global climate change magnifies the effects of pollution and will worsen the incidence of asthma, allergies, infections and cardiovascular diseases worldwide, says a study."Since my research ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash Punjab, Haryana


June 15th, 2011 - 12:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 15 (IANS) Providing residents much-needed relief from the scorching heat, moderate to heavy rainfall lashed various parts of Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital Chandigarh Wednesday.The Met office ... Read more...

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Pre-monsoon showers cool Bihar


June 13th, 2011 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, June 13 (IANS) Pre-monsoon showers in many parts of Bihar Monday brought much-needed respite from the scorching heat, with the weather office saying the monsoon may arrive in the ... Read more...

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Dust storms likely in Delhi


May 31st, 2011 - 12:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Tuesday started on a sunny note, but dust storms and light rains are likely towards the evening in some parts of Delhi.The maximum temperature is ... Read more...

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Rain forecast in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh


May 26th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Overcast conditions prevailed in various parts of Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital city Chandigarh Thursday and the weatherman forecast light to moderate rainfall during the ... Read more...

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Weekend rains may give Punjab, Haryana some respite


May 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 20 (IANS) People in Punjab and Haryana may get a brief respite from scorching heat as the weathermen here have forecast a light to moderate rainfall over the ... 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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Hot morning in Delhi, showers likely


May 12th, 2011 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 12 (IANS) Delhiites woke up to a particularly hot morning Thursday as the minimum touched 29.6 degrees Celsius -- five notches above average. However, relief could be ... Read more...

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Rains likely in Delhi


May 7th, 2011 - 1:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 7 (IANS) Delhiites woke up to a sunny Saturday morning as the minimum temperature settled a notch below average at 23.8 degrees Celsius. The Met office has ... Read more...

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Antony asks troops to be ready to tackle any misadventure


May 2nd, 2011 - 8:22 pm ICT by ANI
Jaisalmer, May 2 (ANI): Defence Minister A. K. Antony, who reviewed the operational preparedness of the Army along the desert borders today, asked them to be prepared to tackle any 'misadventure by ... Read more...

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Antony asks troops along Pakistan border to defeat any ‘misadventure’


May 2nd, 2011 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
Jaisalmer, May 2 (IANS) Defence Minister A.K. Antony Monday reviewed the operational preparedness of Indian Army troops along the Pakistan border in Rajasthan and asked them to remain vigilant to ... Read more...

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NASA spacecraft detects significant changes in Mars’ atmosphere


April 22nd, 2011 - 1:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 22 (ANI): The total amount of atmosphere on Mars changes dramatically as the tilt of the planet's axis varies, NASA's Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter (MRO) has discovered.This process can affect the ... Read more...

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Cool day in Delhi, clear weather ahead (Lead)


April 19th, 2011 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 19 (IANS) Delhiites witnessed a pleasant day Tuesday as the mercury stayed below average levels. Similar weather can be expected Wednesday, the weatherman said.The maximum temperature was ... Read more...

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Cloudy day, rain forecast for Delhi


April 16th, 2011 - 11:33 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Delhiites woke up to a cloudy day Saturday, with the weatherman forecasting showers and dust storms on account of a western disturbance."The effect of western ... Read more...

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Cloudy morning in Delhi, thunderstorms likely


April 10th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Delhi saw a cloudy Sunday morning with weather officials forecasting thunderstorms later in the day.The minimum temperature settled at 20.1 degrees Celsius, normal for this ... Read more...

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Clear skies in Mohali after thunderstorm


March 30th, 2011 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 30 (IANS) Ahead of the crucial India-Pakistan cricket World Cup semi-final, the skies cleared up Wednesday morning after a thunderstorm followed by light rain in Mohali and ... Read more...

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Light rain in Mohali ahead of India-Pakistan match


March 30th, 2011 - 12:12 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 29 (IANS) Just hours before the start of the crucial India-Pakistan cricket World Cup semifinal, light rain lashed Chandigarh and nearby Mohali late Tuesday evening.The showers were accompanied ... Read more...

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Rain can play spoilsport in India-Pakistan semifinal


March 29th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali, March 29 (IANS) The rain gods can dampen the spirits of tens of thousands of cricket fans and play spoilsport in the eagerly awaited World Cup semifinal between ... Read more...

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NASA’s Mars Orbiter completes 5-yr mark


March 10th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Mar 10 (ANI): NASA's prolific Mars Reconnaissance Orbiter has completed five years of circling the Red Planet.The orbiter has opened up a treasure trove of information about ancient environments, ice-age-scale climate ... Read more...

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Iron fertilization boosting toxin-producing algae growth in open ocean: Study


November 9th, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 9 (ANI): A new study has revealed that certain toxin-producing algae are incredibly responsive to iron, often becoming dominant in algal blooms that result from iron fertilization.Blooms of diatoms in ... 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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Dust, vanishing greenery threaten Taj


April 19th, 2010 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
By Brij Khandelwal Agra, April 19 (IANS) The Taj Mahal and other heritage monuments in and around Agra are facing a major threat from dust-laden air. Unabated construction is making the city's green ... Read more...

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9 killed in accident near Jordan-Iraq border


March 4th, 2010 - 1:54 am ICT by IANS
Amman, March 4 (DPA) Nine people were killed and 13 injured Wednesday when a bus carrying soldiers collided with a fuel tanker near the Iraqi border, a Public Security Directorate statement said. The ... Read more...

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Dust storms from Arctic may affect climate and health in the Americas and Europe


February 20th, 2010 - 3:15 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): New evidence has emerged which indicates that dust storms in the arctic, possibly caused by receding glaciers, may be making similar deposits in northern Europe and North America, ... Read more...

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