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Weather plays spoilsport for tandem chair balloon


July 16th, 2012 - 6:43 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The plan of two men to fly the “tandem chair” balloon from Oregon to Montana came to abrupt end when the weather forced the adventure to ... Read more...

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Rains add to the woes of Kashmiri farmers


May 17th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 17 (IANS) As widespread rains continue to add to the worries of Kashmiri farmers, the weather office Thursday forecast the inclement weather was likely to persist for ... Read more...

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Hailstorms kill six in China


May 13th, 2012 - 11:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 13 (IANS) Hailstorms have killed six people and left one missing in central China's Hunan province, according to statistics released by the ministry of civil affairs Sunday.China's National ... Read more...

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Hailstorms damage orchards, bring on cold in Kashmir


May 1st, 2012 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 1 (IANS) Bouts of hailstorm and a fall in temperature continue to damage and destroy apple and cherry orchards and paddy crop across the Kashmir Valley, officials said. ... Read more...

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One killed, 175 injured as tornado hits Tripura


May 1st, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, May 1 (IANS) A farmer was killed and 175 injured in Tripura when a tornado, accompanied by rain and hailstorm, hit the state, destroying more than 1,000 houses, uprooting ... Read more...

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Three killed in Tripura rainstorm


April 29th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 29 (IANS) At least three people, including a boy, have been killed in rainstorms ravaging parts of Tripura since Saturday, an official said here Sunday."A 76-year-old farmer in ... Read more...

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Weatherman forecasts cold week for Kashmir


April 26th, 2012 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 26 (IANS) The cold weather would continue for at least another week across the Kashmir Valley, said the weather office here Thursday."The present weather system is likely to ... Read more...

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Rain worries farmers in western UP


April 12th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, April 12 (IANS) The spell of rain earlier this week has got farmers in western Uttar Pradesh worried with many saying that it would damage the standing wheat crop.Wednesday ... Read more...

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Fresh snow in Himachal


April 11th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's higher reaches Wednesday got a fresh spell of snow, plummeting temperatures by several notches."The high hills in Lahaul and Spiti, Kinnaur, Kullu and Chamba ... Read more...

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Squalls, hailstorm kill seven in Tripura


April 10th, 2012 - 5:47 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 10 (IANS) At least seven people, including two children and an elderly man, were killed and over 30 injured as cyclonic storms accompanied by rains lashing several parts ... Read more...

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Storm kills three, damages many houses in Tripura


April 8th, 2012 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 8 (IANS) At least three people, including a child and a government school teacher, were killed and two injured as a cyclonic storm accompanied by rains lashing several ... Read more...

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Cold Wave continues unabated across North India (Roundup)


January 9th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The cold wave in North India continued unabated Monday with icy winds and bone-chilling temperatures across the region and at least 140 deaths, mostly of ... Read more...

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Hailstorm not snow in Dehradun, clarifies weather office


January 9th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
Dehradun, Jan 9 (IANS) The residents of Dehradun, Uttarakhand's capital city, were in for a surprise Monday morning when they saw white flakes falling out of the sky.People thought that ... Read more...

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Amid autumn magic, Kashmiri farmers harvest gold (Feature)


September 14th, 2011 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 14 (IANS) As grain-laden stalks of golden yellow impart a magical hue to the paddy fields of the Kashmir Valley, for local farmers, the season of plenty is ... Read more...

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Rain, thunderstorms lash Punjab, Haryana


May 30th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Thunderstorms and duststorms followed by light to moderate rainfall lashed various parts of Chandigarh and the surrounding areas of Punjab and Haryana Sunday evening.Though it was ... Read more...

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Squalls affect power, transport in Mizoram, Tripura


May 26th, 2011 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
Aizawl/Agartala, May 26 (IANS) Seasonal cyclonic rainstorms have badly affected power supply and surface transport in the northeastern states of Mizoram and Tripura since Monday, officials said Thursday. Damage to ... Read more...

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Storm damages crops worth $1.5 mn in west China


May 14th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 14 (IANS) Strong winds accompanied by heavy rain and hailstorms have damaged 7,000 hectares of crops worth 10 million yuan ($1.5 million) in western China, officials said Saturday.Low ... Read more...

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17 killed, 188 injured in China hailstorm


April 18th, 2011 - 12:54 pm ICT by ANI
Beijing, Apr 18 (ANI): Nearly 17 people were killed and 118 injured in a hailstorm that ravaged a south China province.Gales as strong as 45.5 meters per second, accompanied by hailstorm and ... Read more...

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17 die in China hailstorm (Lead)


April 18th, 2011 - 11:07 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) At least 17 people were killed and 118 were injured after hailstorms, cloudburst and strong winds ravaged a south China province, officials said Monday.Gales as strong ... Read more...

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12 die in China hailstorm


April 18th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) Twelve people were killed and 27 others injured as hailstones, thundershower and gales pounded China's southern Guangdong province Sunday, a media report said.Cities such as Guangzhou, ... Read more...

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Rains flood roads, cause jams in Delhi (Lead)


March 3rd, 2011 - 5:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) The morning showers here Thursday flooded some areas and led to traffic jams, an official said.Traffic snarls were reported from a wide area ranging from ... Read more...

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Wet morning in Delhi, hailstorm likely


March 3rd, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 3 (IANS) It was a wet Thursday morning in the capital with the weather office forecasting hail and thundershowers later in the day. The city recorded a ... Read more...

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Tourism, horticulture top priorities: Himachal governor


February 28th, 2011 - 6:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 28 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh Governor Urmila Singh Monday said promotion of tourism and horticulture, tapping of hydropower and protecting the environment were the priorities of the state government."The area under ... Read more...

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Cool weekend for Delhi, thunderstorm likely Sunday (Lead)


February 19th, 2011 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) The weekend started on a cool note for Delhi as the sky was partly cloudy and the the temperature dipped a notch below average Saturday. Sunday ... Read more...

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Sunny Friday, hailstorm likely Sunday (Lead)


February 18th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Delhi residents enjoyed a sunny Friday after a cold morning. The good weather will spill over to Saturday but then could change with hail or thunder squalls ... Read more...

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Heavy downpour signals trouble for potato farmers


February 16th, 2011 - 3:49 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, Feb 16 (IANS) With the Taj city witnessing a heavy downpour early Wednesday accompanied by thunder lightning, farmers in this potato belt fear damage to their crop. However, the rain seems ... Read more...

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Punjab and Haryana have showers, mercury rises


January 15th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) Various parts of Punjab, Haryana and the joint capital city Chandigarh witnessed light to moderate rainfall Saturday morning.Mercury saw a good rise, giving the people in the region ... Read more...

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Central team to visit Punjab to assess paddy damage


October 26th, 2010 - 2:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 26 (IANS) A high-level central team will visit Punjab Tuesday for an on-the-spot assessment of damage caused to paddy crop due to inclement weather.This follows a communication from Chief ... Read more...

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Stranded tourists due to snowfall in Manali, safely rescued


October 25th, 2010 - 8:57 pm ICT by ANI
Manali, Oct.25 (ANI): Hundreds of tourists, who were stranded after an unexpected snowfall here, have been safely rescued.On Friday, roads were blocked in the higher reaches of Himalayas after a sudden spell ... Read more...

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Warm day in Delhi (Lead)


October 23rd, 2010 - 8:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 23 (IANS) Warm weather was back in the capital Saturday, a day after rain, accompanied by hailstorm, brought welcome coolth to the city. The weather officials predicted clear skies ... Read more...

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Rain adds to misery of paddy farmers in Punjab


October 23rd, 2010 - 4:52 pm ICT by IANS
By Alkesh Sharma Chandigarh, Oct 23 (IANS) Friday's rain has added to the woes of Punjab farmers, who have been desperately waiting for the procurement of their paddy crop which is lying in ... Read more...

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Hailstorm lashes Punjab, Haryana


October 22nd, 2010 - 6:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 22 (IANS) Residents of Punjab and Haryana were taken by surprise as thunderstorm followed by a hailstorm lashed the region Friday followed by heavy rainfall.Even the Met office was taken ... Read more...

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Hollywood film-maker Arthur Penn dies


September 30th, 2010 - 3:53 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
September 30, 2010 (Sampurn Wire): The legendary Hollywood director Arthur Penn, who earned a huge amount of fame after he directed the film, Bonnie and Clyde in 1967, is no more.He ... Read more...

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Apples pile up in Uttarakhand due to bad roads


August 26th, 2010 - 7:15 pm ICT by ANI
By Hemant ChauhanShimla, Aug 26 (ANI): Apple growers of Himachal Pradesh have suffered severe losses, as their harvest is not getting transported to markets in time due to the poor state of ... Read more...

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Fierce hailstorm damages apple crop in Shimla


July 30th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by ANI
Shimla, July 30 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh farmers are a worried lot, as a hailstorm that ripped across the State devastated the famous apple crop.The farmers, who were expecting a good crop ... Read more...

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