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Brazil’s economy growing again, says finance chief


September 20th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Paris, Sep 20 (IANS/EFE) The Brazilian economy is accelerating after a slow first half of 2012 and will remain on a growth trajectory, the country's finance minister said Wednesday in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

It’ll be a rainy June in Britain


June 10th, 2012 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
London, June 10 (IANS) Britain will see a rainy weather through June as incessant rains continue to plague several areas in the country.The Met Office issued a grim forecast that ... Read more...

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Britain braces for Arctic cold


April 14th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Britain is bracing for another bout of Arctic weather over the next few days with temperatures plunging to their lowest since Christmas.Fierce winds will roar in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Summer comes early in Britain


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Britain will bask under blue skies at 21 degrees Celsius early this weekend - among the warmest temperatures recorded at this time of the year.The temperature ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Spring has sprung in Britain


March 1st, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Wild flowers burst into vivid colours as spring arrived in its full glory across much of Britain, the Daily Mail reported Thursday.The unusually balmy temperatures also ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Britain braces for deep-freeze, snowy weekend


February 8th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Britain was bracing itself for another weekend full of snow disruptions Tuesday after forecasters warned of a further wintry blast bringing fresh snowfalls.While temperatures Tuesday night ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Snow and ice blanket Britain


February 5th, 2012 - 10:21 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 5 (IANS) Heavy overnight snow in Britain severely disrupted road, rail and air travel Sunday, The Telegraph reported.Drivers were forced to spend the night in their cars as ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Cold wave kills over 60 in Ukraine (Lead)


February 2nd, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, Feb 2 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Over 60 people have died in Ukraine due to the prevailing severe cold weather since the last weekend, the emergencies ministry said Thursday.At least 1,146 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Tropical Storm Kenneth forms in the Eastern Pacific, expected to strengthen


November 21st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Kenneth formed far off the Pacific coast of Mexico on Sunday afternoon, forecasters said, and the system is expected to become a rare late season hurricane ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Today is the 36th anniversary of the sinking of the ore carrier ‘Edmund Fitzgerald’


November 10th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Washington, Nov 10 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Thursday marked the 36th anniversary of the sinking of the ore ship Edmund Fitzgerald. The massive ore carrier sank after it encountered a massive storm on the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tropical storm Rina could strengthen in the next couple of days


October 24th, 2011 - 11:12 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Caribbean, Oct 24 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tropical storm Rina was traveling at a sustained top speed of 65 kph on Monday morning. The Miami-based National Hurricane Center announced that the storm was located ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

India set for better weather forecast with Chinese radars


October 20th, 2011 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Oct 20 (IANS) India is all set to get more accurate forecasts on fast-changing weather systems with the help of 55 China-made Doppler radars that will cover 126 ... Read more...

Posted in Uncategorized |

Hurricane Katia weakens to category 3 storm


September 6th, 2011 - 8:21 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Sept 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The US National Hurricane Center in Miami announced on Tuesday that Hurricane Katia has weakened back to Category 3 storm. The storm grew briefly to a Category ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hurricane Katia strengthens into a major category four hurricane


September 6th, 2011 - 1:48 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Katia rapidly strengthened into a major category four storm on Monday as it moved north of the Caribbean, forecasters said. There is no immediate threat to land.Katia ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tropical depression forms in the far eastern Atlantic, may threaten the Caribbean


August 29th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Depression Twelve formed in the far eastern Atlantic on early Monday morning, forecasters said. The depression is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane later this week, after ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Hurricane Irene makes landfall in North Carolina, killing 3


August 27th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- The center of Hurricane Irene made landfall in North Carolina on early Saturday morning, forecasters said. Three storm-related fatalities have so far been reported. Irene made landfall at about ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tropical depression forms in the western Caribbean Sea, heads for Honduras


August 19th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Depression Eight formed in the western Caribbean Sea on late Thursday evening, forecasters said, prompting tropical storm watches for Honduras and Guatemala.Forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Temperatures reach 52 degrees Celsius (125.6 Fahrenheit) in Iraq


August 2nd, 2011 - 6:31 pm ICT by BNO News
BAGHDAD (BNO NEWS) -- Extreme weather in Iraq where temperatures reached 52 degrees Celsius (125.6 degrees Fahrenheit) on early Tuesday afternoon, forecasters said.With a humidity of five percent and winds with a ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tropical Storm Dora forms south of Guatemala, expected to become a hurricane


July 19th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical storm Dora formed south of Guatemala on late Monday morning, forecasters said, and the storm is expected to reach hurricane strength by late Tuesday.Forecasters at the U.S. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tropical storm Bret forms near the Bahamas, watch in effect


July 18th, 2011 - 8:06 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical storm Bret formed north of the Bahamas on early Sunday evening, forecasters said, prompting a tropical storm watch for some islands nearby.As of 8 p.m. EDT (0000 ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Tropical storm Beatriz forms off the Pacific coast of Mexico; hurricane watch issued


June 20th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Beatriz formed off the Pacific coast of Mexico on late Sunday morning, prompting a hurricane watch for some local coastlines, forecasters said.Forecasters at the U.S. National ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Missouri River flood could worsen


June 9th, 2011 - 7:30 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Iowa, June 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Residents in Iowa are racing against time to protect their communities as the Missouri River’s water level rises. Predictions by forecasters have also increased the anxiety ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

vHeavy rains may pour misery on Will-Kat royal wedding day


April 26th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr 26 (ANI): It could be a wet ­wedding for Prince William and Kate Middleton as forecasters are predicting that the celebrations could be dampened by the notorious British weather.Despite ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Taj in real danger from dry polluted Yamuna (Lead, correcting name in last para)


March 5th, 2011 - 6:08 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 5 (IANS) Till recently it was a mere conjecture, but now signs of stress and physical distortions on the white marble surface are beginning to confirm what everyone ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

Taj in real danger from dry, polluted Yamuna


March 5th, 2011 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, March 5 (IANS) Till recently it was a mere conjecture, but now signs of stress and physical distortions on the marble surface are beginning to confirm what everyone has ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Chicago Blizzard 2011 Shuts Down The City


February 2nd, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The citizens of Chicago were bracing up for the biggest blizzard in a decade and the colossal storm hit the city on Tuesday. Some media outlets ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Temperatures to plunge again in Britain


January 25th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 25 (IANS) Winter is all set to make a dramatic comeback in Britain with temperatures expected to plunge in March through mid-April, forecasters said.US firm Weather Services International (WSI) had ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

New York City weather worsens, emergency workers summoned


January 12th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York City, Jan 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The Mayor of New York City, Michael Bloomberg has assured that the city will now handle the snowstorm that is set to hit the city ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Snow closes British airport


January 8th, 2011 - 8:42 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 8 (IANS) The Edinburgh airport in Britain was Saturday forced to close due to heavy snow, affecting thousands of passengers, a media report said. The airport, one of the busiest ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Worst of winter over in Britain


December 29th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 29 (IANS) Britain is set to witness a cold - but normal - start to the new year as the worst of winter is over, ­forecasters said.After nearly a ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Big freeze: Christmas travel plans in chaos


December 18th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 18 (IANS) Christmas travel plans for more than a million people in Britain were thrown into chaos as snow and freezing temperatures wreaked havoc across the country forcing airlines to ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Several killed on St. Vincent as Hurricane Tomas strengthens into a category two storm


October 31st, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Tomas strengthened into a category two storm on early Sunday morning, meteorologists said, as several people have reportedly been killed on the Caribbean island of St. Vincent.As ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Typhoon ‘Megi’ hits China, 270,000 evacuated


October 23rd, 2010 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 23 (IANS) More than 270,000 people were evacuated and 79 flights cancelled in China Saturday as typhoon "Megi" hit the country's southeastern part after lashing Philippines and Taiwan where at ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Tropical Storm Richard forms over the Caribbean Sea - forecasters


October 21st, 2010 - 9:56 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Richard formed in the Caribbean Sea on late Thursday morning, meteorologists said, saying that the storm could strengthen into a hurricane by Saturday.As of 11 a.m. ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Super Typhoon Megi Gradually Approaching China


October 19th, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Manila, Oct 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Super typhoon Megi which has already managed to wreck a havoc in parts of Philippines is gradually proceeding towards China, forecasters have confirmed. After triggering ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

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