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Better weather forecast in Kashmir from Monday


April 23rd, 2012 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 23 (IANS) After hailstorms and gusty winds at some places Sunday, the weather office here forecast improvement in the weather across the Kashmir Valley Monday."We had forecast well ... Read more...

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Mercury up but snow in store in Himachal


February 19th, 2012 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 19 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Sunday saw a further rise in temperatures due to the prevailing dry conditions. The met office here has forecast chances of ... Read more...

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Himachal braces for more snow, rain


February 16th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) After two consecutive days of sunshine, Himachal Pradesh is likely to receive more rain and snow over the weekend, the Met Office here has forecast."There are ... Read more...

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Sunny, but nippy day in Himachal


February 15th, 2012 - 1:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 15 (IANS) After three days of snow and rain, the hills of Himachal Pradesh Wednesday shone bright on a sunny but chilly day, an official said here."It was ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall likely in Kashmir


February 12th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 12 (IANS) Rain and snow has been forecast again across the Kashmir Valley Sunday and over the next two days, an official said.The fresh snow and rain is ... Read more...

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Day temperatures rise in Kashmir Valley


February 9th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 9 (IANS) The rise in day temperatures has brought relief to the Kashmir Valley though the night remained below the freezing point, an official said.The maximum temperature ... Read more...

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Sunny, but chilly day in Himachal


February 6th, 2012 - 1:20 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 6 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh witnessed a sunny but chilly day Monday after days of widespread snow and rain."It was a bright, sunny day across the ... Read more...

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Fresh snow in Himachal, cold wave unabated


February 4th, 2012 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 4 (IANS) The continuing cold wave again tightened its grip over Himachal Pradesh Saturday as the state's higher reaches had a fresh spell of snow.The weather office here ... Read more...

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Srinagar’s night temperature rises above freezing point


February 3rd, 2012 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) For the first time in 40 days, the minimum temperature in Srinagar rose above the freezing point early Friday even as the weather office forecast moderate ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley continues to be in deep freeze


January 28th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) Minimum temperatures continued to remain much below the freezing point in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir Valley Saturday. The Met office here said weather will ... Read more...

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IAF rushes to evacuate snow-trapped in Jammu


January 27th, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Jan 27 (IANS) The Indian Air Force (IAF) Friday rushed to evacuate as many snow-trapped people as possible from remote areas of the Jammu region before it starts raining ... Read more...

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More snow in Manali, Kalpa and higher reaches of Himachal


January 26th, 2012 - 1:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) More snowfall in the picturesque tourist resorts of Manali and Kalpa and the higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh in the past 24 hours kept the temperatures ... Read more...

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Mercury rises in Himachal but snow expected


January 24th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 24 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday saw a further rise in the maximum temperature with bright sunshine bathing them on the second consecutive day. But ... Read more...

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Not the winter, it’s Kashmiris who have changed (Letter from Kashmir)


January 24th, 2012 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) It is not that Kashmiris have seen such heavy snowfall for the first time as they did this winter. What has changed is their own lifestyle, ... Read more...

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A bright sun warms, but freeze continues in north India (Roundup)


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A bright sun broke through the cold winter chill in Punjab, Haryana and the national capital Monday, providing relief after many days, but intense cold ... Read more...

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Sunny but chilly in Himachal


January 23rd, 2012 - 2:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 23 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh witnessed a sunny but cold day Monday with temperatures staying below freezing point in many areas."It was a bright, sunny day across the state ... Read more...

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Intense cold grips Kashmir Valley


January 22nd, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 22 (IANS) An intense cold wave gripped Srinagar and other parts of the Kashmir Valley Sunday. The weather office forecast has fresh snowfall.Bone-chilling winds lashed the region as ... Read more...

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Himachal has break in snowfall, but more in store (Lead)


January 17th, 2012 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 17 (IANS) After two consecutive days of snowfall and rain Himachal Pradesh Tuesday got some relief, but the cold continued to grip the hills, said an official.The meteorological ... Read more...

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Srinagar sees coldest night in 16 years, more snow expected (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The night temperature in Srinagar Saturday touched the lowest in 16 years at 7.8 degrees Celsius below the freezing point as intense cold gripped the valley, ... Read more...

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Srinagar has coldest night in 16 years


January 14th, 2012 - 2:58 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The night temperature in Srinagar Saturday dipped to a sub-zero 7.8 degrees Celsius, the lowest ever during the last 16 years as an intense wave of ... Read more...

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Srinagar freezes for 6th day, record broken


January 13th, 2012 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 13 (IANS) A severe cold wave continued in the Kashmir Valley Friday with Srinagar breaking a 16-year record. The city's day temperature remained below the freezing point for ... Read more...

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Major snowfall in Srinagar in coming days


January 12th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) The maximum temperature remained below the freezing point for the fifth day Thursday in Srinagar and the weather office forecast another major snowfall here on Sunday ... Read more...

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Dal Lake freezes in sub-zero Kashmir


January 12th, 2012 - 1:19 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 12 (IANS) The Dal Lake was frozen at many palaces and some shikaras (boats) were stuck in the frost Thursday as the maximum temperature in the Kashmir Valley ... Read more...

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Lakes freeze in sub-zero Kashmir (With Images)


January 10th, 2012 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 10 (IANS) Most of the lakes and other water bodies started freezing in the Kashmir Valley Tuesday as the maximum temperature also fell below zero degree Celsius for ... Read more...

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Heavy snowfall in Himachal throws life out of gear but cheers fruit farmers (Lead) (With Images)


January 9th, 2012 - 7:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 9 (IANS) Heavy snowfall, accompanied by blizzards, continued across Himachal Pradesh Monday snapping transportation links but bringing cheer to fruit growers in the state.State capital Shimla saw a ... Read more...

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Kashmir freezing, Leh at minus 16.6


December 30th, 2011 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 30 (IANS) The minimum temperatures were below the freezing point in the Kashmir Valley including Srinagar, with Leh shivering at minus 16.6 degrees.The minimum temperature was minus 4.5 ... Read more...

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Cold keeps grip on north India, fog affects 51 trains (Roundup)


December 28th, 2011 - 9:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 28 (IANS) The cold wave persisted in north India Wednesday as many places recorded temperatures below the freezing point and thick fog affected the running of ... Read more...

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Kashmir freezing, Leh at minus 16


December 28th, 2011 - 2:59 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Severe cold wave conditions continued unabated Wednesday across the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region as night temperatures remained below freezing point with Leh recording a ... 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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North India shivers, fog hits rail traffic (Roundup)


December 26th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 26 (IANS) A severe cold wave tightened its grip over north India Monday, with mercury settling at 3.4 degrees Celsius in Delhi, and Leh town of Kashmir ... 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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Chills spreads, but it’s snowless Christmas in north India (Roundup)


December 24th, 2011 - 7:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 24 (IANS) Season's lowest of 3.3 degrees Celsius in Delhi, a stinging minus 3.3 in Srinagar, a freezing Amritsar, sub-zero level in Rohtak - north India ... Read more...

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Himachal’s Keylong in deep freeze at minus 6.1 degrees


December 24th, 2011 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 24 (IANS) Many parts of Himachal Pradesh reeled under severe cold Saturday, with the minimum temperature staying below freezing point in many tourist resorts, except Shimla.Keylong, the headquarters ... Read more...

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Sub-zero Rohtak, freezing Amritsar suffer winter blues


December 24th, 2011 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 24 (IANS) Mercury slid to sub-zero level in Haryana's Rohtak town and hit the freezing point at Amritsar city in Punjab Saturday morning. Both places in the northern ... 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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