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New depression prompts tropical storm warnings in the Caribbean


August 21st, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- A new tropical depression formed east of the Lesser Antilles in the Atlantic on early Tuesday morning, prompting tropical storm watches and warnings across a swath of ... Read more...

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Windies and Black Caps pay homage to Runako Morton


July 13th, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Basseterre (St Kitts), July 13 (IANS/CMC) The West Indies and New Zealand players used the third One-Day International here to honour the late Runako Morton, the Leeward Islands and Trinidad ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul’s son takes centre stage


July 4th, 2012 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Scarborough(Tobago), July 4(IANS/CMC) Tagenarine Chanderpaul, son of the West Indies Test star Shivnarine Chanderpaul, struck a half-century to lead Guyana to victory over Barbados in the second round of the Caribbean ... Read more...

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Runako Morton laid to rest in homeland


March 19th, 2012 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
Charlestown (Nevis), March 19 (IANS/CMC) Former West Indies batsman Runako Morton was laid to rest here, following a five-hour service that was attended by several dignitaries and former cricketers.Morton died two ... Read more...

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West Indies mourns Morton’s death


March 7th, 2012 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Port-of-Spain, March 7 (IANS) The West Indies cricket fraternity mourned the tragic death of cricketer Runako Morton who died in an accident March 4.He was killed Sunday night at Chase ... Read more...

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Windies cricketer Runako Morton dies in road accident


March 5th, 2012 - 5:08 pm ICT by IANS
Port of Spain, March 5 (IANS) West Indies cricketer Runako Morton was killed in a car crash here Sunday night.The 33-year-old, one of the few cricketers to emerge from the ... Read more...

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Offie Sunil Narine in Dwayne Bravo captained West Indies A


November 1st, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua) Nov 1 (IANS/CMC) Off-spinner Sunil Narine has been included in the West Indies A team, recognising his potential and his impressive bowling in recent weeks for Trinidad & ... Read more...

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Gayle could return as Jamaican captain


October 5th, 2011 - 12:31 pm ICT by IANS
Kingston (Jamaica), Oct 5 (IANS/CMC) Explosive opener Chris Gayle could be back in charge of the Jamaica national team for this month's WICB Regional Super50 Championship in Guyana.The Jamaica Observer newspaper ... Read more...

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Windies name U-19 squad for India quadrangular


September 9th, 2011 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
St. John's (Antigua), Sep 9 (IANS/CMC) In-form Emmanuel Lett and Akeal Hosein have been included in the West Indies U-19 squad for the quadrangular series in India starting Sep 27.Trinidadians Lett ... Read more...

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Hurricane Irene weakens slightly as it marches toward North Carolina


August 26th, 2011 - 7:19 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Irene weakened slightly on early Friday morning as it marched toward North Carolina, forecasters said, while further hurricane warnings have been issued for the U.S. East Coast.Irene ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul narrowly misses double ton as Warwickshire win big


August 26th, 2011 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Leeds (England), Aug 26 (IANS/CMC) Veteran West Indies left-hander Shivnarine Chanderpaul missed out on a double century as Warwickshire crushed Yorkshire by an innings and 58 runs inside three days in ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Eugene is far away from Mexico


August 2nd, 2011 - 7:06 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Aug 2 (THAINDIAN NEWS) US meteorological experts say Tropical Storm Eugene is still far from the coast of Mexico. The storm is one of the numerous named ones that have ... Read more...

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Chanderpaul’s son Taignarine follows in his footsteps


July 5th, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Roseau (Dominica), July 5 (IANS) As Shivnarine Chanderpaul faces the Indians in the final Test here, his elder son Taignarine Chanderpaul will battle it out for Guyana in the West ... Read more...

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Sarwan dropped from West Indies squad for third Test


July 4th, 2011 - 1:15 am ICT by IANS
Bridgetown, (Barbados), July 3 (IANS) Poor form caught up with experienced West Indies batsman Ramnaresh Sarwan, who was dropped from the squad for the third Test against India.Sarwan has been ... Read more...

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Windies Test player Morton arrested


March 14th, 2011 - 12:17 pm ICT by ANI
Trinidad (West Indies), Mar. 14 (ANI): Former West Indies Test player Runako Morton has been arrested, though the reason for this development is yet to be disclosed by the West Indies Cricket ... Read more...

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Carribean director’s heart still goes ‘dhak dhak’ for Madhuri


November 30th, 2010 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Nov 30 (IANS) He's from far away Guadeloupe in the Carribean and even more than a decade after Madhuri Dixit's marriage, director Christian Lara's heart continues to beat for the Bollywood ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Tomas Likely To Turn Into A Hurricane


October 30th, 2010 - 8:42 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Miami, Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tropical Storm Tomas has formed a major depression along the Atlantic and could gain the strength of a hurricane, the United States National Hurricane Center ... Read more...

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Igor could form into a Category 5 hurricane


September 13th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sep 13 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Igor could be categorized as a number 5 hurricane as a result of its speed being just 6 mph less than required for that category. The hurricane was ... Read more...

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Hurricane Igor to hit northwestern US by Wednesday


September 12th, 2010 - 10:34 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Leeward Islands, Sep 12 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The National Hurricane Center is currently monitoring four potential hurricanes as the hurricane season continues. But none of these potential destructors is expected to pose any ... Read more...

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Hurricane Earl may strike U.S. east coast


September 1st, 2010 - 12:39 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Earl maintained its strength on Tuesday an remained as a powerful Category 4 storm after battering the northeastern Caribbean, meteorologists said.As of 11 a.m. EDT (1500 GMT), ... Read more...

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Hurricane Earl threatens Caribbean


August 30th, 2010 - 7:19 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 30 (DPA) An Atlantic tropical storm became a hurricane Sunday as it took aim at the eastern Caribbean, forecasters said. Hurricane Earl was to reach the Leeward Islands at the edge ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Colin Rapidly Forming Into Hurricane in the Atlantic


August 3rd, 2010 - 11:02 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Aug 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 2010 Atlantic Hurricane Season is seeing it’s third named storm quickly take shape in the Atlantic Ocean. Tropical Storm Colin is currently located about 840 miles east ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Henri forms in the Atlantic


October 7th, 2009 - 3:21 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) – The eighth named storm of the Atlantic hurricane season, tropical storm Henri, formed on Tuesday afternoon, forecasters said.Henri is located about 525 miles east of the Leeward ... Read more...

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Hurricane Bill Weakens Slightly To Category 3, May Upgrade To 4 Again


August 20th, 2009 - 6:52 pm ICT by GD
The ferociously charging Hurricane Bill, which had escalated to a Category 4 Storm on Wednesday, has reportedly lost some of its impact as it traversed its path across the western peripheries of ... Read more...

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Hurricane Bill hits travel plans


August 20th, 2009 - 6:24 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 20 (IBNS) Hurricane Bill, the first Atlantic Hurricane of the 2009 season, has taken a toll on travel plans.Bill has reached Category 4 strength, and two cruise lines have so ... Read more...

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Hurricane Bill gathers strength enroute to Canada


August 20th, 2009 - 6:23 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 20 (IBNS) Hurricane Bill has emerged as a Category 4 storm over the Atlantic and is expected to increase in power as it heads toward Canada after passing between Bermuda ... Read more...

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Hurricane Bill continues to strengthen


August 19th, 2009 - 5:16 pm ICT by admin
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) -- Hurricane Bill, now a category four storm, continued to strengthen rapidly on Wednesday morning, forecasters said.Bill is currently located about 460 miles east of the Leeward ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Ana Gathers Strength As It Moves Westward


August 16th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by GD
According to the weather forecasters, Tropical Storm Ana threatened the Caribbean island on Saturday, but it was too early to predict how much trouble "the first named storm" of the 2009 Atlantic ... Read more...

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Viv Richards pained by ground condition


February 14th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 14 (IANS) West Indies great Vivian Richards was pained to see the second Test match between West Indies and England abandoned Friday, due to an unfit outfield at the Antigua ... Read more...

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Hurricane Ike is worse threat than previous hurricanes, warns National Hurricane Centre


September 4th, 2008 - 5:12 pm ICT by David M N James
A new hurricane has already formed as tropical storm Hannah lumbers across the main land towards Bahamas.Tropical storm Ike has formed and is already gaining immense strength as it lumbers across the ... Read more...

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Ike becomes major hurricane over Caribbean


September 4th, 2008 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
Miami, Sep 4 (DPA) Hurricane Ike has become a strong hurricane, as another storm pummelled parts of the Caribbean, and Louisiana residents began to return to their homes in the wake of ... Read more...

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