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Dry spell raises temperatures in Himachal hills


July 18th, 2012 - 8:55 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 18 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh were warm again Wednesday as monsoon remained elusive, with the state's Paonta Sahib town recording a high of 39 degrees ... Read more...

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Warming Himachal hills portend rains?


July 3rd, 2012 - 4:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 3 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday were warm due to the continuing dry spell, with the state's Una town recording a high of 40.2 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Rain brings cheer to tourists in Himachal


June 6th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 6 (IANS) Rains brought down temperatures in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday, bringing cheers to thousands of tourists who have thronged the hill stations to escape the heat wave in ... Read more...

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Rains in store in Himachal Pradesh


June 4th, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 4 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh will get relief from the scorching heat as the Met office Monday forecast rains and thundershowers soon, even as the state ... Read more...

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A day of rain, snow in northern India


January 6th, 2012 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) With snowfall in Jammu and Kashmir, Himachal Pradesh and rains in the Indian capital, Friday turned out to be a cold proposition in many parts ... Read more...

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Light snowfall in Srinagar, more expected


January 6th, 2012 - 12:17 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 6 (IANS) There was light snowfall in this Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Friday morning. The weather office forecast more light to moderate rain or snowfall across the ... Read more...

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Rains, snow break long dry spell in Kashmir


December 7th, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 7 (IANS) A month-and-half-long dry spell was broken across the Kashmir Valley Wednesday morning as rains in the plains and light snowfall in the mountains brought relief to ... Read more...

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Kashmir braces for rain, snow


November 8th, 2011 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 8 (IANS) A western disturbance hit the Kashmir Valley Tuesday with the local weather office forecasting rain and snow during the next three days. Travellers on Srinagar-Leh highway ... Read more...

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Drought-hit 14 mn Chinese lack drinking water


September 8th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Sep 8 (IANS) Over 14 million people in southwest China are short of drinking water due to a lingering drought, a media report said Thursday.Over six million hectares of ... Read more...

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Showers in Uttar Pradesh turn weather pleasant


June 14th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) While a drizzle and cool breeze made for a pleasant Tuesday morning here, light to moderate rain was experienced in several other districts of Uttar Pradesh."A ... Read more...

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Rain cools hills of Himachal


May 27th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 27 (IANS) Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell sharply Friday due to widespread rains, with Shimla recording a high of 24 degrees Celsius, a fall by 2.7 degrees ... Read more...

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Rains cool Himachal, hailstorms predicted


May 22nd, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 22 (IANS) Rains brought down temperatures in Himachal Pradesh Sunday by three to four degrees Celsius, the weather department said here.The department has forecast hailstorms with strong ... Read more...

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Hills of Himachal witnessing rainfall


May 6th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, May 6 (IANS) If you are sizzling in the plains and want a cool getaway for the weekend, head to the hills of Himachal Pradesh which have been ... Read more...

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Rain lower temperature in Himachal


May 1st, 2011 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 1 (IANS) Rains in Himachal Pradesh Sunday brought some relief from heat. Most tourist hubs saw spells of showers and more rain is on the way, a ... Read more...

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No flood threat in Kashmir Valley


April 19th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) Water levels in most rivers in the Kashmir Valley have risen following continuous rains over the last three days, but the weather office here Tuesday discounted ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall closes Srinagar-Jammu highway


April 5th, 2011 - 2:27 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 5 (IANS) The strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway was closed for vehicular traffic Tuesday morning as heavy snowfall started in the Bannihal Tunnel sector of the over 300-km road."It ... Read more...

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More rain, snowfall forecast for Himachal


February 14th, 2011 - 4:31 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 14 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh may see more rain and snowfall in the next three days, aggravating the cold wave in the region, the Met department said Monday."Heavy to moderate snowfall ... Read more...

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Head to Manali for a white V-Day (Lead)


February 13th, 2011 - 7:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) The honeymooners' paradise of Manali in Himachal Pradesh Sunday witnessed moderate snowfall, cheering up the hospitality sector as tourists started pouring in to celebrate Valentine's Day Monday.The nearby ... Read more...

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Snowfall in Manali, hopes up for white V-Day


February 13th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 13 (IANS) The honeymooners' paradise of Manali in Himachal Pradesh Sunday witnessed moderate snowfall, cheering up the hospitality industry that hopes to see a surge in footfalls this Valentine's Day.Continuous ... Read more...

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Snow, rain wreak havoc in the hills; plains sunny (Intro Roundup)


January 15th, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Heavy snow and rain paired together Saturday to disrupt life in the Himalayan towns while Delhi and its neighbourhood enjoyed warmer weather with Punjab and Haryaya receiving ... Read more...

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Snow, rain wreak havoc in the hills; plains sunny (Roundup)


January 15th, 2011 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) Heavy snow and rain paired together Saturday to disrupt life in the Himalayan towns while Delhi and its neighbourhood enjoyed warmer weather with Punjab and Haryaya receiving ... Read more...

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Severe cold in Himachal, snowfall disrupts flights (Lead)


January 15th, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Saturday experienced moderate to heavy snowfall, bringing the temperatures down considerably and disrupting air and road traffic."Flights from Delhi to Kullu, Shimla and ... Read more...

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Himachal hills, valleys receive more snow, rains


January 15th, 2011 - 4:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 15 (IANS) The current cold wave continued unabated in the hills of Himachal Pradesh as the higher reaches had another spell of moderate snowfall while the mid and lower ... Read more...

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Himachal to get moderate to mild rains


August 26th, 2010 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 26 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh is likely to receive moderate to mild rainfall in the next three days, the weather office here said Thursday, a day after heavy rains lashed ... Read more...

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Himachal rivers in spate, alert sounded


August 6th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 6 (IANS) Rivers in Himachal Pradesh are in spate again following continuous moderate to heavy rainfall is several parts of the state, officials said Friday. A high alert has been ... Read more...

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Rains cool Himachal Pradesh, thundershowers forecast


June 14th, 2010 - 8:41 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 14 (IANS) Rains brought down temperatures in Himachal Pradesh Monday by three to four notches, weather officials said. The weather department has also forecast thundershowers in the state Tuesday.Shimla and ... Read more...

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Mercury dips in Himachal after rain


June 3rd, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 3 (IANS) Moderate rain in various parts of Himachal Pradesh Thursday brought down the temperature by a few notches, with the weatherman forecasting more thundershowers in the state Friday. ... Read more...

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Mercury slips with fresh snow, rains in Himachal


May 28th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 28 (IANS) Fresh snow in higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh and rains in mid hills Friday brought the temperatures down by several notches in the state, the weather office ... Read more...

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High temperature parches Himachal hills


May 26th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 26 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh have been unusually warm this summer with prominent tourist spots recording maximum temperatures two to seven degrees above the average, the meteorological office ... Read more...

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Temperature plummets in Himachal after rain (Lead)


May 7th, 2010 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 7 (IANS) Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell sharply Friday due to widespread rain with Una town recording the highest rainfall of 42 mm in the state, the met office ... Read more...

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Temperature plummets in Himachal after rain


May 7th, 2010 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 7 (IANS) Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell sharply due to widespread rain -- and the weatherman forecast more rainfall during the day Friday. Shimla and nearby areas have been witnessing moderate ... Read more...

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Floods threaten Kashmir Valley after incessant rains


May 6th, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 6 (IANS) Low lying areas in the Kashmir Valley faced the prospect of floods Thursday with water levels in all major rivers and streams rising alarmingly following two days of ... Read more...

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Temperature down in Himachal after rain


April 24th, 2010 - 10:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 24 (IANS) Rain in Himachal Pradesh Saturday brought down the temperature by four to five notches, with the weatherman forecasting thundershowers in the state Sunday. Shimla and nearby areas saw moderate ... Read more...

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Rains likely in Dharamsala during IPL match


April 18th, 2010 - 12:27 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 18 (IANS) Dharamsala, which is to host the Indian Premier League (IPL) match between Kings XI Punjab and Chennai Super Kings Sunday, may see some thundershowers, a weather official ... Read more...

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Summer sun scorches Himachal Pradesh


April 17th, 2010 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 17 (IANS) The mercury continued to rise across the mountainous state of Himachal Pradesh Saturday, recording temperatures five to 10 degrees higher than average. In some areas, it crossed ... Read more...

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