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Muggy Tuesday in Delhi, rain expected Wednesday (Lead)


September 11th, 2012 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) Delhi saw a muggy Tuesday, with maximum temperatures recorded around 35.1 degree Celsius, a notch above average and humidity reaching as high as 89 percent. ... Read more...

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Scanty rainfall in Himachal, river levels down


September 9th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 9 (IANS) After days of moderate to heavy rains, the hills of Himachal Pradesh saw scanty rainfall Sunday, a weather official said.Most of the rivers that were in ... Read more...

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Monsoon active again in Himachal


September 3rd, 2012 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 3 (IANS) After a few days of lull, the southwest monsoon has once again got activated in Himachal Pradesh with some areas in the state experiencing heavy ... Read more...

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Light rains in Delhi (Lead)


September 2nd, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 2 (IANS) There were light rains in some parts of the national capital Sunday, with the maximum temperature settling at 34.9 degrees celsius, a notch above average. ... Read more...

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Heavy rain to continue in Himachal


August 26th, 2012 - 7:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) Heavy rainfall will continue across Himachal Pradesh in the next 24 hours, a weather official said Sunday evening."There will be no respite from the incessant rain ... Read more...

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Relief soon from unusual heat in Kashmir Valley


August 23rd, 2012 - 4:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) With temperatures soaring to over 33 degrees Celsius during the last six days in the Kashmir Valley, people have been complaining of an unusual August heat."Yes, ... Read more...

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Heavy rains predicted in Himachal


July 8th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rains in the next 24 hours, an official said Sunday.The rainfall is likely in Kangra, Shimla, Sirmaur, Hamirpur, ... Read more...

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Monsoon arrives in Delhi, rainy weekend ahead (Lead)


July 7th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The much-awaited monsoon - which got delayed eight days from its scheduled arrival - finally hit Delhi Saturday, with the city recording a total of ... Read more...

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Monsoon finally arrives in Himachal (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 5 (IANS) The delayed southwest monsoon finally reached Himachal Pradesh Thursday, bringing respite to the people. Showers lashed capital Shimla, Dharamsala, Manali and other towns, leading to ... Read more...

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Rains bring down temperatures in Himachal


July 5th, 2012 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 5 (IANS) Widespread rains caused a sharp fall in temperatures across Himachal Pradesh Thursday with Gaggal town recording the highest rainfall of 152 mm in the state, ... Read more...

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Rain in Chandigarh, dry spell ends


July 5th, 2012 - 12:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 5 (IANS) Rains lashed Chandigarh and its surrounding areas Thursday morning, bringing an end to a prolonged dry spell that lasted over a month.Met officials said rains lashed ... Read more...

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Punjab primary school vacations extended due to heat wave


July 1st, 2012 - 6:09 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 1 (IANS) Punjab has extended summer vacations in its primary schools till July 9 in view of the searing heat conditions in the region. However, middle, high and ... Read more...

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Sunstroke toll rises to 36 in Odisha


June 12th, 2012 - 11:01 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 12 (IANS) Odisha Tuesday confirmed four more deaths due to sunstroke taking the toll of heat-related casualties this summer in the state to 36, with temperatures crossing over ... Read more...

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Himachal hills get warmer again


June 10th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 10 (IANS) After days of pleasant weather, the hills of Himachal Pradesh again saw the mercury rising Sunday, recording temperatures two to three degrees above average. In some ... Read more...

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Heat wave in Punjab and Haryana, Amritsar records 45.5 degrees


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) The Sikh holy city of Amritsar Saturday sizzled at 45.5 degrees as heat wave conditions continued to prevail over Punjab and Haryana.Amritsar had touched a high ... Read more...

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Heat wave unabated in Haryana, Punjab


June 1st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) Haryana's Narnaul town sizzled at 47 degrees Celsius Friday as the heat wave over Haryana and Punjab continued unabated.Met officials here said no immediate relief was ... Read more...

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Odisha heatwave continues


May 29th, 2012 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 29 (IANS) A heatwave continued to sweep large parts of Odisha Tuesday even as the maximum temperatures dropped slightly in the state, the weatherman said.The district headquarters town ... Read more...

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Heat grips Shimla too (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 29 (IANS) The searing summer heat has not even spared Shimla, the popular hill resort people normally flock to in this season.The hills of Himachal Pradesh were unusually ... Read more...

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Shimla’s temperature 6 degrees above average


May 29th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 29 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday were unusually hot with prominent tourist spots recording maximum temperatures two to five degrees above the average, the weather office ... Read more...

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Heat death toll in Odisha climbs to 21


May 29th, 2012 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 28 (IANS) The death toll from sunstroke climbed to 21 in Odisha with officials Monday confirming the death of a 55-year-old man in Khordha district.Sankar Samantaray, a resident ... Read more...

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Heat wave continues to sweep Odisha


May 27th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 27 (IANS) Large parts of Odisha continued to reel under sweltering heat Sunday although maximum temperature dropped slightly at some places, a Met official said.The district headquarters town ... Read more...

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Heat wave continues in Punjab, Haryana


May 26th, 2012 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Heat wave conditions continued to prevail over most parts of Punjab and Haryana even though the maximum temperatures Saturday gave partial relief compared to the highs ... Read more...

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Boy dies of heat stroke in Odisha


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 23 (IANS) A 15-year-old boy died of heat stroke at a village in Odisha's Bargarh district, officials said Wednesday."The total heat-related deaths in the state now stand at ... Read more...

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Heat wave sears Odisha, Titilagarh records 46.5 degrees


May 18th, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 18 (IANS) A heat wave sweeping across Odisha intensified further with Titilagarh town Friday recording a maximum temperature of 46.5 degrees Celsius, the state's highest of the day ... Read more...

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Temperatures cross 45 degrees in five Odisha towns


May 18th, 2012 - 12:18 am ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 17 (IANS) A heat wave sweeping across Odisha intensified with at least five towns Thursday recording a maximum temperatures over 45 degrees Celsius, officials said.The district headquarters town ... Read more...

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Mercury soars in Odisha, Titilagarh records 44.5 C


May 15th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 15 (IANS) A heat wave sweeping across Odisha intensified Tuesday with maximum temperature rising to over 44 degrees Celsius at some places, Meteorological Department officials said.Titilagarh town in ... Read more...

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Hot Tuesday in Delhi, no respite Wednesday (Lead)


May 15th, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 15 (IANS) Tuesday was a hot day in Delhi, with clear and sunny skies and the minimum and maximum temperatures remaining above average, said the Met office, ... Read more...

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Coolest April in Delhi comes to end Monday (Second lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Monday saw a fitting end to the coolest April in past few years in Delhi with the maximum temperature staying two notches below the normal ... Read more...

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Maximum temperatures dip across Punjab, Haryana


April 14th, 2012 - 10:27 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 14 (IANS) Maximum temperatures at most places in Punjab and Haryana and Chandigarh dipped Saturday by five to nine degrees Celsius below average owing to overcast conditions and ... Read more...

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Expert snubs claims of ‘unprecedented winter’


January 18th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) An expert has contested official assertion and a general belief that Kashmir is witnessing an unprecedented winter.Shakeel Ahmad Ramshoo, head of the Geo-Informatics and Remote Sensing ... Read more...

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North India reels under cold onslaught (Roundup)


January 18th, 2012 - 7:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 18 (IANS) A dense veil of fog in Delhi and Agra, frozen taps in Kashmir and Himachal Pradesh and renewed chill in Punjab and Haryana -- train, ... Read more...

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Minimum temperatures rise across Punjab and Haryana


January 16th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) With most places across Punjab and Haryana as well as Chandigarh experiencing rainfall in the past 24 hours, minimum temperatures in the region rose sharply Monday.Compared ... Read more...

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Delhi shivers on Lohri, clear day ahead (Lead)


January 13th, 2012 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 13 (IANS) It was a chilly day in the capital Friday courtesy icy winds that blew throughout the day even as the city celebrated the festival of ... Read more...

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Maximum temperatures fall in Punjab, Haryana


January 8th, 2012 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 8 (IANS) While the minimum temperatures in Punjab and Haryana have not hit sub-zero levels in the past week, it is the maximum temperatures at most places that ... Read more...

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Taps freeze in Srinagar as mercury touches minus 5.5


January 8th, 2012 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 8 (IANS) The mercury continued to dip in the Kashmir Valley as the minimum temperature in Srinagar Sunday plunged to a stinging minus 5.5 degrees Celsius -- the ... Read more...

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