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Monsoon yet likely to improve, says IMD


July 26th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) While deficient rains are threatening crops in some states, the Met office Thursday said monsoon is yet likely to improve in some parts of the ... Read more...

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Monsoon to hit in four-five days: Minister


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) While acknowledging that there was a "margin of error" in weather predictions, Minister of State for Science and Technology Ashwani Kumar said Wednesday that pre-monsoon ... Read more...

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Rain likely in Delhi Thursday (Lead)


July 5th, 2012 - 5:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Overcast skies and humidity made Wednesday hot and sticky in the national capital with the maximum temperature five notches up at 41.2 degrees Celsius. However, ... Read more...

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Monsoon still playing hide-and-seek


June 30th, 2012 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) As the monsoon continues to elude large parts of the country, northwest India has been worst hit, receiving 63 percent less rainfall than normal.Except east ... Read more...

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Chilly morning, temperature dips in Delhi


December 15th, 2011 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 15 (IANS) Delhiites Thursday woke up to a chilly and foggy morning as the minimum temperature fell to 5.9 degrees Celsius, three degrees below normal for this ... Read more...

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No signs of monsoon’s early withdrawal


September 9th, 2011 - 11:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 9 (IANS) The current meteorological conditions suggest that the monsoon is not likely to recede during the second week of September as per the normal ... Read more...

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Widespread rain in northwest India next week


August 13th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 12 (IANS) There will be widespread rain and thundershowers over northwest India next week, the Ministry of Earth Sciences said Friday and added that the intensity of ... Read more...

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Below normal monsoon likely this year (Lead)


June 21st, 2011 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 21 (IANS) Rainfall in the country during the current monsoon season is expected to be below normal, the meteorological department's second monsoon forecast said Tuesday, in a ... Read more...

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Himachal may experience heavy snow, rain


March 1st, 2011 - 8:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 1 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh may experience heavy rain and snowfall in the next two days, a weather official said here Tuesday."There are chances of heavy snowfall and rainfall at ... Read more...

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Rains bring temperature down in Delhi (Lead)


February 15th, 2011 - 8:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 15 (IANS) The chill in the air was back Tuesday with light rain drenching Delhi since late Monday. The mercury level recorded a drop and the Met department has ... Read more...

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Winter nip in Delhi as mercury dips (Lead)


October 27th, 2010 - 9:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) There was a nip in the air in Delhi Wednesday as the maximum temperature dipped two notches below the average for this time of the year.According ... Read more...

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Mornings, evenings to get chilly in Delhi


October 27th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) Delhiites will feel the chill during early morning and late evening hours as the night temperature has been "dipping every day" in the city, the weather office ... Read more...

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Delhi feels the chill as temperatures dip (Lead)


October 26th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A dip in day and night temperatures, a cool breeze and early morning fog in Delhi have set the stage for winter, the weather office said Tuesday."Over ... Read more...

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Temperatures dip, Delhi feels chill


October 26th, 2010 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) A dip in day and night temperatures, cool winds and a light veil of early morning fog in Delhi have set the stage for winter in the ... Read more...

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Groundwater depletion rate more than doubled in recent decades: Study


September 24th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Sep 24 (ANI): After a global assessment of groundwater use, scientists have suggested that groundwater depletion has more than doubled in recent decades.Today, people are drawing so much water from below ... Read more...

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Delhi Meteorological Department predicts rains during Commonwealth Games


September 5th, 2010 - 6:56 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Sep 5 (ANI): With less than a month left for the Commonwealth Games 2010, the Meteorological Department on Sunday predicted rainfall in October, in the city and nearby regions.Director of ... Read more...

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Deficit rainfall in east hits rice cultivation: IMD


August 27th, 2010 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 27 (IANS) Northeastern and east India have received deficient rainfall this monsoon, which has adversely affected rice cultivation and other agricultural operations, the weather office said Friday. "Despite satisfactory ... Read more...

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Monsoon to be normal this year: Weather office (Lead)


July 30th, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The monsoon will be normal this year and will pick up in August and September, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Friday. "The monsoon season (June to September) ... Read more...

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Monsoon arrives in Kerala


May 31st, 2010 - 6:25 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 31 (IANS) Monsoon arrived in Kerala Monday. Fairly widespread to widespread rainfall was reported in the state as also in coastal Karnataka, south Tamil Nadu and the northeastern states, ... Read more...

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Crude bombs found on rail tracks in northwest India, day after deadly train disaster


May 29th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by BNO News
JHARSUGUDA, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- Five small crude bombs were found lying along a train track in northwest India on Saturday, according to local media reports, just a day after a train ... Read more...

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Monsoon expected to hit Kerala May 30


May 27th, 2010 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 27 (IANS) Monsoon is expected to hit the southern Indian state of Kerala early next week, the weatherman said Thursday. "Conditions are becoming favourable for onset of monsoon ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall in Himachal Pradesh


March 4th, 2010 - 11:31 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 4 (IANS) Higher reaches in Himachal Pradesh experienced mild snowfall Thursday morning while mid hills had rain. According to the meteorological office, more spells of snow and rain ... Read more...

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Rain in Delhi brings down temperature (Lead)


February 8th, 2010 - 9:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 8 (IANS) After a warm and cloudy morning, rain over the national capital Monday brought down the day temperature by five degrees compared to Sunday, the weatherman said. Owing to ... Read more...

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A sea of devotees for a holy dip in Ganges to mark ‘Makar Sankranti’


January 14th, 2010 - 6:18 pm ICT by ANI
By Virender Pathak / Girish Kr. DubeyAllahabad/Varanasi, Jan.14 (ANI): Hundreds of thousands of devotees took holy dip in the sacred water of River Ganges on the occasion of 'Makar Sankranti', one of ... Read more...

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Indian migrants using student loan scam to get UK visas


December 20th, 2009 - 2:52 pm ICT by ANI
London, Dec. 20 (ANI): Serious loopholes in British immigration rules are potentially allowing thousands of young Indians to enter Britain on falsely obtained student visas.An investigation launched by undercover reporters of The ... Read more...

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Fog likely in Delhi Tuesday (Lead)


November 9th, 2009 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 9 (IANS) A blanket of fog is likely to cover the Delhi skies Tuesday morning, weather officials said Monday. The foggy weather is attributed to the approaching dry winds ... Read more...

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Delhi under fog cover, visibility drops


November 7th, 2009 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 7 (IANS) Visibility in the national capital dropped to 500 metres Saturday morning as a fog cover hung over the city for the first time this winter, but flights ... Read more...

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India’s monsoon deficit increases to 22 percent


September 25th, 2009 - 6:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 25 (IANS) India's monsoon deficit has increased to 22 percent this year and the southwest monsoon has started withdrawing from the northern region, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said ... Read more...

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India sees 21 percent monsoon deficit


September 18th, 2009 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 18 (IANS) India has recorded a monsoon deficit of 21 percent this year and the southwest monsoon is likely to withdraw from the northern region in the next few ... Read more...

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Monsoon deficit drops to 20 percent in India


September 11th, 2009 - 11:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 11 (IANS) The monsoon deficit has dropped to 20 percent across India after most parts of the country received heavy rainfall in the past one week, the India ... Read more...

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Widespread rainfall in India by Thursday


August 10th, 2009 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 10 (IANS) There will be "fairly widespread rainfall" in many parts of India by Thursday, the Indian meteorological department said Monday. Scanty rainfall has hit hard agricultural production. The paddy ... Read more...

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Showers bring down temperature in Delhi


August 8th, 2009 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 8 (IANS) Showers in parts of drought-struck Delhi brought down the temperature Saturday morning. The capital received 2.6 mm of rainfall till 8.30 a.m. Saturday. The rain brought down the ... Read more...

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Monsoon rainfall deficient by 25 percent so far


August 7th, 2009 - 7:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) It's something you might have already sensed, but now comes the official admission - the average monsoon rainfall has so far been deficient by 25 percent in ... Read more...

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Tectonic processes that built the foothills of the Himalayas


August 1st, 2009 - 12:51 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 1 (ANI): In a novel study, scientists have used new observations and quantitative data-sets to unravel the tectonic processes responsible for building the foothills of the Himalayas - the Lesser ... Read more...

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Delhi to get more rains in coming days: weatherman (Lead)


July 13th, 2009 - 8:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 13 (IANS) After a pleasant start to the week with early morning showers, the met department Monday forecast more rain and thundershowers over the next few days in the ... Read more...

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