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Heavy rain forecast for Kashmir, farmers worried


September 7th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) In more worry for farmers, the weather office Friday forecast heavy rainfall at some places in the Kashmir Valley during the next 36 hours."There has been ... Read more...

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Rains break long dry spell in Kashmir


August 4th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Aug 4 (IANS) The nearly two-month long dry spell was broken across the Kashmir Valley as rains lashed most of its parts Saturday morning bringing cheer to thousands ... Read more...

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Chandigarh, Punjab get rain


January 15th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) Chandigarh and its surrounding areas experienced moderate rainfall in the past 12 hours till Sunday morning.Met officials here said that 1.4 mm of rain was recorded ... Read more...

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Snowfall in hills sends chilly winds into Valley


October 23rd, 2011 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Oct 23 (IANS) As the maximum day temperature fell eight degrees Celsius below average in Jammu and Kashmir summer capital Srinagar Saturday, the higher reaches in the Himalayas received ... Read more...

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Rain forecast in Kashmir, no threat to Amarnath yatra


July 14th, 2011 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, July 14 (IANS) Moderate to heavy rainfall has been forecast in Jammu and Kashmir till Friday evening but there is no threat to the Amarnath yatra, an official said."We ... Read more...

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Rains bring down mercury in Chandigarh


June 17th, 2011 - 1:02 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 17 (IANS) Early morning showers in Chandigarh and surrounding areas heralded a cool Friday with the minimum temperature recorded at 21 degrees Celsius, a good five degrees below ... Read more...

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Moderate rainfall in Himachal Pradesh


June 15th, 2011 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 15 (IANS) Widespread moderate showers early Wednesday across Himachal Pradesh pushed down temperatures."The entire state witnessed mild to moderate rains. The day's temperature is expected to plummet ... Read more...

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Rain, thunderstorms lash Punjab, Haryana


May 30th, 2011 - 2:56 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 29 (IANS) Thunderstorms and duststorms followed by light to moderate rainfall lashed various parts of Chandigarh and the surrounding areas of Punjab and Haryana Sunday evening.Though it was ... Read more...

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Rain forecast in Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh


May 26th, 2011 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 26 (IANS) Overcast conditions prevailed in various parts of Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital city Chandigarh Thursday and the weatherman forecast light to moderate rainfall during the ... Read more...

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Lightning kills five, rains cool Punjab, Haryana


May 22nd, 2011 - 2:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 22 (IANS) Five people, including a woman, were killed by lightning in two separate places in Punjab, officials said Sunday. Rains over the last two days have brought ... Read more...

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Weekend rains may give Punjab, Haryana some respite


May 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 20 (IANS) People in Punjab and Haryana may get a brief respite from scorching heat as the weathermen here have forecast a light to moderate rainfall over the ... 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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Overcast conditions delay harvesting in Punjab


April 17th, 2011 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 17 (IANS) Overcast skies accompanied by light to moderate rainfall and thunderstorms have delayed the harvesting of the wheat crop in various parts of Punjab, officials said.This has ... Read more...

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Farmers warned as rains predicted in Haryana


April 16th, 2011 - 12:07 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 15 (IANS) Increasing the worries of farmers, meteorological officials Friday predicted that light to moderate rainfall and thundershowers could lash most parts of Haryana during the next two ... Read more...

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Rains, strong winds lash Chandigarh


April 3rd, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, April 3 (IANS) Chandigarh and its surrounding areas experienced light to moderate rainfall accompanied by strong winds and thunderstorm Saturday night. The rainfall made the Sunday morning cooler compared ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana expect light to moderate rainfall


March 4th, 2011 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 4 (IANS) Overcast conditions prevailed in various parts of Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital city Chandigarh Friday morning, with met officials predicting light to moderate rainfall and ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana have rains, mercury dips


February 26th, 2011 - 2:35 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 26 (IANS) Various parts of Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital city Chandigarh received light to moderate rainfall Saturday morning, slightly dipping the temperature in this region.The region also witnessed ... Read more...

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Rainfall in Punjab, Haryana


February 13th, 2011 - 3:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 13 (IANS) Parts of Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital Chandigarh saw light to moderate rainfall Sunday. Overcast conditions continue in most of the region."Moderate to heavy rainfall lashed most ... Read more...

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Punjab and Haryana have showers, mercury rises


January 15th, 2011 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) Various parts of Punjab, Haryana and the joint capital city Chandigarh witnessed light to moderate rainfall Saturday morning.Mercury saw a good rise, giving the people in the region ... Read more...

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Light to moderate showers in Punjab, Haryana


December 30th, 2010 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 30 (IANS) There was light to moderate rainfall in various parts of Punjab, Haryana and their joint capital city Chandigarh Thursday morning. However, the mercury saw a marginal rise in ... Read more...

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Get your skates on the ice in Shimla


November 21st, 2010 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Nov 21 (IANS) As the chill sets in timely this winter, it brings along with it the sublime promise of fun-filled skating sessions again in Asia's only natural ... Read more...

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Rains may mar Durga Puja festivities in Kolkata


October 13th, 2010 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 13 (IANS) City dwellers would face tough time during Durga Puja as there are chances of moderate rainfall during the festival, a weatherman predicted Wednesday.Due to formation of a depression ... Read more...

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Some Himachal places may get heavy rains again


September 23rd, 2010 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 23 (IANS) Heavy rainfall is expected again at some places in the hilly Himachal Pradesh though there was some respite from the continuous downpour across the state. "There ... Read more...

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Snow, rain in Himachal


September 19th, 2010 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 19 (IANS) The higher reaches of Himachal Pradesh Sunday experienced another spell of mild snowfall, weather officials said. "Higher reaches of Kinnaur district saw mild snowfall early Sunday morning. ... Read more...

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Monsoon in Himachal breaks 15-year record


September 15th, 2010 - 2:02 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 15 (IANS) The plentiful southwest monsoon across Himachal Pradesh this year has broken the record of 15 years, the weather office said here Wednesday. "From June 1 to Sep 14 ... Read more...

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Himachal rivers may abate, ease Punjab, Haryana floods


September 10th, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Sep 10 (IANS) The flow in rivers and streams running downstream from Himachal Pradesh to neighbouring Punjab and Haryana is likely to abate as the rains are receding, the ... Read more...

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On highway to Shimla? Be ready for rough ride


August 16th, 2010 - 11:16 am ICT by IANS
By Vishal Gulati Shimla, Aug 16 (IANS) If you are planning to visit Shimla or its nearby hills in Himachal Pradesh, don't be too sure of a smooth ride. Traffic snarls have become ... Read more...

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Heavy rain predicted in Himachal, rivers in spate


August 7th, 2010 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Aug 7 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rainfall in the next two days, a weather official said Saturday. Rivers and their tributaries are already in spate and ... Read more...

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Fresh breach in Ghaggar river in Punjab


July 11th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) A fresh breach of around 20 feet was reported in the Ghaggar river near Mansa district of Punjab, causing floods in many surrounding villages Sunday, an official said. "Today, ... Read more...

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Water starts receding in Himachal rivers


July 8th, 2010 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, July 8 (IANS) Water has started receding in Himachal Pradesh rivers, officials said Thursday, a day after an alert was sounded in Kullu, Mandi and Shimla districts when most rivers and ... Read more...

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Showers cool down Chandigarh, Punjab and Haryana


June 28th, 2010 - 1:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 28 (IANS) Moderate rainfall Monday in Chandigarh and parts of Punjab and Haryana brought much needed respite from the scorching heat and made the weather pleasant as the temperature fell ... Read more...

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Heavy rains likely in Himachal Tuesday


June 7th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 7 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may see heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours, a weather official said here Monday after moderate rainfall across the state brought down ... Read more...

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Cyclone Phet brings rains to Gujarat


June 7th, 2010 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 7 (IANS) Cyclone Phet, which spared Gujarat, has nevertheless brought rains across the state from Sunday night, officials said Monday. The cyclone, after weakening into a depression, ensured rains all along ... Read more...

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Duplicate pesticides affect apple production in Kashmir


May 9th, 2010 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Anantnag (J-K), May 9 (ANI): Farmers in Jammu and Kashmir's Anantnag District are complaining their apple trees are getting affected because of the use of duplicate pesticides.Farmers are complaining that because ... Read more...

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Rainfall brings relief to drought-hit Chinese province


March 29th, 2010 - 1:05 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, March 29 (IANS) Cloud seeding brought rainfall over the weekend in drought hit Yunnan province in southwest China, a media report said Monday. Meteorologists, however, said the light to moderate rainfall will ... Read more...

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