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Rain likely in Delhi Thursday (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Overcast skies and humidity made Wednesday hot and sticky in the national capital with the maximum temperature five notches up at 41.2 degrees Celsius. However, ... Read more...

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Sweltering Delhi to get monsoon rains this week (Second Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) As the capital continued to bake in the searing heat, the weatherman Monday held out hope of pre-monsoon showers over the next two days and the ... Read more...

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Delhi reels under searing heat, monsoon a week away (Second lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) With delayed monsoon and the maximum temperature shooting up six degrees above the season's normal to 42 degrees Celsius, the capital reeled under prolonged summer ... Read more...

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IMD says monsoon likely normal despite scanty rains


June 22nd, 2012 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) Friday said the annual monsoon rains are most likely to be normal over the country despite the scanty rainfall so ... Read more...

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Sultry morning in Delhi


June 8th, 2012 - 11:45 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) The capital woke up to a warm and sultry morning Friday with minimum temperature settling at 27 degrees Celsius, normal for this time of the ... Read more...

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Delhi wakes up to a hot Sunday


May 27th, 2012 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) The capital woke up to a hot, sunny Sunday with the minimum temperature shooting three notches above the average at 30.5 degrees Celsius. The Met ... Read more...

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Sunny morning in Delhi, clear day ahead


May 4th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 4 (IANS) The capital woke up to a bright, sunny morning Friday with the minimum temperature settling three notches below average at 21.6 degrees Celsius. The met ... Read more...

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Nippy morning in Delhi, windy day ahead


March 21st, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) It was a nippy, sunny morning for the capital Wednesday with the minimum temperature plunging to 13 degrees Celsius from 21 degrees the day before. ... Read more...

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4.9 quake shakes Delhi, suburbs (Fourth Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gurgaon, March 5 (IANS) A 4.9-magnitude temblor shook the Indian capital and its adjoining areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) Monday afternoon. There were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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4.9 quake shakes Delhi, suburbs (Third Lead)


March 5th, 2012 - 4:30 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh/New Delhi, March 5 (IANS) A 4.9-magnitude temblor shook the Indian capital and its adjoining areas in the National Capital Region (NCR) Monday afternoon. There were no immediate reports of ... Read more...

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Fog, chilly winds envelop capital, over 200 flights disrupted (Third Lead)


January 21st, 2012 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 20 (IANS) Dense fog enveloped the capital Friday, seriously disrupting train and air traffic, while icy winds through the day left people shivering and praying for the ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane makes landfall in Tamil Nadu (Lead)


December 30th, 2011 - 10:15 am ICT by IANS
Chennai/Puducherry Dec 30 (IANS) Cyclone Thane, packing wind speed of 140 kmph, made landfall on the coast between Cuddalore in Tamil and Puducherry Friday morning, officials of the Indian Meteorological ... Read more...

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Cyclone Thane to cross near Cuddalore, Puducherry


December 30th, 2011 - 9:28 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 30 (IANS) Cyclone Thane, packing wind speed of 130 kmph, was expected to cross the coast between Cuddalore in Tamil Nadu and Puducherry around 9 a.m. Friday, officials ... Read more...

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Delhi airport gears to tackle foggy winter


December 20th, 2011 - 7:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 20 (IANS) With Delhi airport likely to be fogged out for the next two months, the airport authorities have made special provisions to look after passengers, including ... Read more...

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Chilly weekend in Delhi, fog expected Monday morning (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) Delhi experienced a chilly and hazy weekend Sunday and the cold weather is set to continue, an official said.A light blanket of mist accompanied by ... Read more...

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National Mission on Monsoon to improve weather forecast


December 1st, 2011 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 1 (IANS) A detailed project report has been finalised for the National Mission on Monsoon (NMM) to develop an advanced system for forecasting monsoon in the country, ... Read more...

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No casualty as tremors shake north India


September 8th, 2011 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 8 (IANS) No casualty was reported from anywhere in northern India as an earthquake measuring 4.2 on the Richter scale hit the region overnight. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) ... Read more...

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Warm day for Delhi, rains likely (Lead)


July 25th, 2011 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) It was a warm day for Delhiites Monday, with the maximum temperature reaching 35 degrees Celsius, a notch above average, and humidity at uncomfortably high ... Read more...

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Hot day in Delhi (Lead)


July 21st, 2011 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) With rains eluding the capital yet again, Delhiites sweltered under hot and humid conditions Thursday, with the maximum temperature at 35.4 degrees Celsius, a notch ... Read more...

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Humid day in Delhi, rains expected Wednesday (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) It was a hot and humid day for Delhiites Tuesday, with the maximum temperature settling at 36.3 degrees Celsius, a notch above average. The Met ... Read more...

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Muggy day in Delhi, rains likely Monday (Lead)


July 17th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 17 (IANS) High humidity and partly cloudy skies made for a muggy day for Delhiites Sunday, with the maximum temperature settling at 34.2 degrees Celsius, average for ... Read more...

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Wet day in Delhi, more rains likely Sunday (Lead)


July 9th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 9 (IANS) It was a cool and pleasant Saturday for Delhiites, with sporadic drizzle and cloudy skies for a major part of the day. The Met Office ... Read more...

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Bihar set for a normal monsoon


June 8th, 2011 - 10:34 am ICT by IANS
Patna, June 8 (IANS) After facing two consecutive drought years, Bihar is set to get a normal monsoon this year -- a good news for the millions of farmers in ... Read more...

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Mumbai swelters at 41 degrees Celsius


March 18th, 2011 - 12:26 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 17 (IANS) The city recorded a maximum temperature of 41 degrees Celsius for the second consecutive day Thursday, an official said, making it one of the hottest March ... Read more...

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Cold wave continues in Delhi


January 10th, 2011 - 12:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 10 (IANS) A day after Delhi recorded the coldest day of the season, chilly winds continued to sweep the capital Monday and the minimum temperature stayed two notches below ... Read more...

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Delhi witnesses coldest Dec 22 in five years (Lead)


December 22nd, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) The national capital witnessed the coldest Dec 22 of the last five years as the minimum temperature dipped to 5.2 degrees Celsius Wednesday - also making it ... Read more...

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Nippy winds sweep Delhi, mercury to drop


December 12th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 12 (IANS) A day after Delhi recorded the coldest day of the season, chilly winds swept the capital Sunday. However, the weather office said the mercury witnessed a slight ... Read more...

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Delhi experiences season’s coldest day so far (Lead)


December 11th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 11 (IANS) With most of north India shivering due to the chilly winter winds, Delhi too Saturday witnessed its coldest day of the season so far with the ... Read more...

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India launches integrated weather forecasting system


September 23rd, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) India Thursday launched an integrated forecasting and communication system for making accurate meteorological predictions that will place the country at par with the best technologies available anywhere ... Read more...

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Hot, humid morning in Delhi


September 15th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 15 (IANS) It was a hot and humid morning in the national capital Wednesday with the weatherman predicting rains later in the day. "There is a possibility of rains or ... Read more...

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Heavy rains devastate Ahmedabad


August 8th, 2010 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 8 (IANS) A building collapsed, water entered over 300 housing societies and trains were cancelled as torrential rains lashed and crippled Ahmedabad Sunday. Heavy rains also enveloped central and south Gujarat. ... Read more...

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Rain forecast during Commonwealth Games


July 30th, 2010 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) Rains may play spoilsport during the Commonwealth Games. According to the weather office, there is possibility of rains during the first week of October.The Indian Meteorological Department ... Read more...

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Monsoon activity increases, deficient by 14 percent: IMD


July 19th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 19 (IANS) Monsoon activity revived in India Monday with many parts of the country receiving good rains, raising the prospects of a strong harvest that should help calm soaring ... Read more...

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Monsoon is deficit so far: Chavan


July 12th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The monsoon has been deficit so far in some parts of the country but will improve between July and September, Minister of State for Science and Technology ... Read more...

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Delhi wakes up to rains


June 8th, 2010 - 11:23 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) Delhiites woke up to rains and a pleasant morning Tuesday with the weather office predicting more showers during the day. "More rainfall is expected through the day, but ... Read more...

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