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Rains lash Delhi, more likely Tuesday


August 13th, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Heavy rains lashed Delhi Monday bringing down the maximum temperature to season's average of 33.2 degrees Celsius. The met department has forecast more showers for ... Read more...

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Rains bring down mercury in Delhi, more likely (Lead)


August 9th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 9 (IANS) Sporadic rains in Delhi Thursday brought down the maximum temperature to 31.7 degrees Celsius, two notches below the average for the season. The met department ... Read more...

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Rain eludes Delhi, power demand again peaks (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) The rains again eluded Delhi Thursday leaving the residents sweltering in the heat and humidity as the weather department's forecast went awry. Respite is likely ... Read more...

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Breezy morning gives Delhiites some respite


July 4th, 2012 - 1:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) After braving a series of searing days, Delhi woke up to a breezy morning Wednesday with the minimum temperature slipped to 29.2 degrees Celsius, two ... Read more...

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Shimla records second warmest July in 21 years


July 3rd, 2012 - 7:38 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) The Queen of Hills, as Shimla was fondly called by the British, recorded the second warmest July of the past 21 years, a Met official ... Read more...

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Jaipur schools closed till July 8


July 1st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Jaipur, July 1 (IANS) With no respite from heat in sight as the monsoon has been delayed in Rajasthan, the Jaipur district administration has extended the summer vacation for ... Read more...

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Unrelenting heat in Delhi, no respite Friday (Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) It was a cloudy day in the capital Thursday but the heat remained unrelenting with the maximum temperature five notches above average at 41.6 degrees.The ... Read more...

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Mercury remains high as rain eludes Delhi (Lead)


June 24th, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 24 (IANS) Delhi residents experienced a blistering hot end to the week with temperatures shooting up to 42.1 degrees Celsius - five notches above average - Sunday ... Read more...

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Temperatures soar across Himachal, rain in store


June 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh again saw the mercury rising Thursday, recording temperatures three to seven degrees above the average. But the Met office forecast rains ... Read more...

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Hot day in Delhi, mercury to rise Thursday (Lead)


June 20th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 20 (IANS) It was a sweltering day in the national capital Wednesday with the maximum temperature settling five notches above average at 43.3 degrees Celsius. The met ... Read more...

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Indian archers ranked 3rd for Olympic qualifier


June 20th, 2012 - 3:39 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 20 (IANS) The Indian troika of Jayanta Talukdar, Rahul Banerjee and Tarundeep Rai gave the country the third place in the London Olympics qualification round at Ogden, in ... Read more...

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Shimla gets warmer


June 19th, 2012 - 10:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 19 (IANS) A day after showers, the Himachal Pradesh capital again saw the mercury rising Tuesday, recording a maximum of 27.9 degrees Celsius which was 3.5 degrees above ... Read more...

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Delhi cool after drizzle, Tuesday to be hotter (Lead)


June 18th, 2012 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 18 (IANS) Light showers early Monday brought relief from the scorching heat to Delhi residents with the maximum temperature coming down to 37.2 degrees Celsius, two notches ... Read more...

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NASA photographs craters that resemble Mickey Mouse on Mercury


June 18th, 2012 - 8:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, June 18 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The NASA’s Mercury orbital spacecraft Messenger has photographed three craters that strongly resemble the head of the iconic Disney character Mickey Mouse. Mercury is a planet ... Read more...

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Heat wave: Summer vacation extended in Odisha schools


June 16th, 2012 - 9:39 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 16 (IANS) The Odisha government Saturday announced the extension of the summer vacation in schools by a week in view of an unabated heat wave sweeping the state ... Read more...

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Sunstroke toll rises to 37 in Odisha


June 15th, 2012 - 11:24 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 15 (IANS) Authorities in Odisha Friday confirmed one more death due to sunstroke, taking the number of heat-related deaths in the state this summer to 37.The latest death ... Read more...

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Mercury rises to 42.7 C in Delhi, Friday to be similar (Lead)


June 14th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) It was a hot Thursday in the capital with the maximum temperature climbing three notches above the average to 42.7 degrees Celsius. Friday is likely ... Read more...

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Temperatures soar across Himachal


June 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) A heat wave again gripped parts of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday with temperatures crossing 40 degrees Celsius.State capital Shimla too recorded a high of 30.1 degrees Celsius, ... 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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Showers bring brief respite in Agra


June 2nd, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Agra, June 2 (IANS) Welcome showers Saturday afternoon brought the temperature down by a few notches in the Taj city that had been reeling under intense heat wave conditions for ... Read more...

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Delhi’s power demand scores to record 5,178 MW


June 1st, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) The national capital's power demand soared to a record 5,178 MW Friday, the third time this season it has touched new highs."Delhi's power demand touched ... Read more...

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Another blazing day in Delhi (Lead)


June 1st, 2012 - 8:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 1 (IANS) There was no respite from the blazing heat in the national capital Friday with mercury touching 44.4 degrees Celsius -- four notches above what is ... Read more...

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A hot day ahead for Delhi


May 26th, 2012 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) It was a hot Saturday morning in the capital with clear, sunny skies. The minimum temperature settled five notches above the average at 32.5 degrees ... Read more...

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Delhi sees season’s hottest day, heat to rise (Lead)


May 24th, 2012 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 24 (IANS) Delhi reeled under a scorching sun Thursday with the maximum temperature recorded at 43.1 degrees Celsius -- three notches above average and the highest so ... Read more...

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Hot, sunny Wednesday in Delhi (Lead)


May 23rd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) It was a hot, sunny day in the capital Wednesday with the maximum temperature settling three notches above average at 42.2 degrees Celsius.The day's minimum ... Read more...

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Hot Saturday in Delhi, mercury to rise further Sunday (Lead)


May 19th, 2012 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) It was a hot, sunny Saturday in the capital with the maximum temperature settling a notch above average at 40.8 degrees Celsius."The day's minimum temperature ... Read more...

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Hot, dry day in Delhi, mercury to rise Saturday (Lead)


May 18th, 2012 - 8:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) It was a hot, dry day in Delhi Friday after a dust haze enveloped the city in the morning. The Met Office has forecast ... Read more...

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Hot Wednesday in Delhi, rains likely Thursday (Lead)


May 16th, 2012 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) It was yet another hot day in Delhi Wednesday with the maximum temperature settling three notches above average at 42 degrees Celsius.The day's minimum temperature ... 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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Mercury crosses 44 degrees in Odisha


May 14th, 2012 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 14 (IANS) A heat wave has gripped several parts of Odisha with the district headquarter town of Sambalpur, about 320 km from here, Monday recording 44.1 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Pleasant day in Delhi, mercury to rise Monday (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A day after rains lashed the capital, the pleasant weather continued Sunday with partly cloudy skies and cool winds ensuring the temperatures stayed below average. ... Read more...

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Freddie Mercury to come alive at Queen show


May 13th, 2012 - 8:38 am ICT by IANS
London, May 13 (IANS) British rock band Queen has planned a special treat for their fans at their upcoming 10th anniversary show -- an optical illusion that will make ... Read more...

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Snow, rain bring down mercury in Himachal


May 12th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell slightly Saturday after snow and rains in some parts. More showers have been forecast.Shimla recorded a maximum of 24 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Dust storm lashes Delhi on season’s hottest day (Second Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) After witnessing the season's hottest day, Delhiites faced a dust storm and lightning Thursday. Squalls and rains are forecast in some areas Friday."There was a ... Read more...

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Delhi sees season’s hottest day, rain likely Friday (Lead)


May 10th, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) Delhi saw the season's hottest day Thursday with the mercury soaring to three notches above average at 42.6 degrees Celsius. However, respite from the scorching ... Read more...

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