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Two die after lightning strikes US home


July 20th, 2012 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, July 20 (IANS) A bedridden elderly man and his granddaughter died after a bolt of lightning struck their house and started a fire in Louisville city in the US, ... Read more...

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Six dead, millions left without power after US storm


July 1st, 2012 - 8:56 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 1 (IANS) At least six people have died and up to two million were left without electricity after powerful storms hit the US Atlantic coast.The storms swept across ... Read more...

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Heavy storm moving toward US East Coast leaves 17 dead


April 17th, 2011 - 12:26 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 17 (IANS/EFE) Powerful storms moving toward the northern part of the US East Coast have left 17 dead and have caused widespread damage.A continuing threat of storms and ... Read more...

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Cyclone Yasi Strikes Australia’s Queensland, No Casualties Reported


February 3rd, 2011 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The state of Queensland was hit by a massive category 5 cyclone, Cyclone Yasi, on Thursday which caused widespread destruction in regions across the state. Although ... Read more...

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Scientists pinpoint alarming increase in flow of fresh water into oceans


October 5th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 5 (ANI): In a first-of-its-kind study, researchers have found that freshwater is flowing into Earth's oceans in greater amounts every year, thanks to more frequent and extreme storms linked to ... Read more...

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Yazoo County Tornado Kills 12, Others Thankful For Protection


April 26th, 2010 - 9:01 pm ICT by Angela Kaye Mason
Apr 26 (THAINDIAN NEWS) According the the Associated Press "12 deaths from violent storms that rip through South; survival tales show toll could be worse." Powerful storms spurned dozens of tornadoes ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Prepared remarks of President Obama at U.N. Climate Change Summit


September 22nd, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by BNO News
NEW YORK CITY (BNO NEWS) – The following are President Obama's prepared remarks for his address at the U.N. Climate Change Summit in New York City on Tuesday."Good morning. I want ... Read more...

Posted in Environment, Politics |

US mid-West states suffer loss worth almost 5 m dollars after storms


August 21st, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug.21 (ANI): Communities across four mid-West American states were looking over the damage caused by powerful storms on Wednesday night. At least 18 suspected tornadoes left behind a huge clean-up job ... Read more...

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World’s corals face danger as global warming whips up powerful storms


June 24th, 2009 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): A new scientific study has found that as global warming whips up more powerful and frequent hurricanes and storms, the world's coral reefs face increased disruption to their ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Hurricanes and typhoons help to remove CO2 from the atmosphere


October 22nd, 2008 - 2:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 22 (ANI): A new research by scientists has determined that hurricanes and typhoons, which are normally seen as looming threats from global warming, are actually helping to remove carbon ... Read more...

Posted in National |

How global warming will influence hurricanes in the next few decades


October 9th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado, working with federal agencies as well as the insurance and energy industries, has launched an intensive study ... Read more...

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Chemical equator keeps away polluted air from Antarcticas atmosphere


September 24th, 2008 - 1:22 pm ICT by ANI
London, September 24 (ANI): Scientists have discovered a chemical equator just north of Australia that divides polluted air from South-East Asia from the largely uncontaminated atmosphere of the Southern Ocean that ... Read more...

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World needs a modern carbon revolution to slow down global warming


June 30th, 2008 - 1:34 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 30 (ANI): A new study has suggested that the world needs a modern carbon revolution to slow down global warming.According to ENN (Environmental News Network), the study, conducted by ... Read more...

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