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Himachal average temperature rises by over 5 degrees


June 5th, 2012 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 5 (IANS) The average maximum temperature in Himachal Pradesh has increased by 5.2 degrees Celsius during the past four decades, while average rainfall has remained unchanged, Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Coolest April in Delhi comes to end Monday (Second lead)


April 30th, 2012 - 11:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 30 (IANS) Monday saw a fitting end to the coolest April in past few years in Delhi with the maximum temperature staying two notches below the normal ... Read more...

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Showers lash Delhi, good weather to continue (Third Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Heavy showers lashed Delhi Thursday, continuing the spell of good weather and making April this year an unusually pleasant month, according to the Met office. ... Read more...

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It’s coolest April in Delhi, good weather to continue (Second Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) Delhiites Thursday again experienced a soft, cool breeze and light drizzle as the Met Office said April this year has been an unusually pleasant month. ... Read more...

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It’s coolest April in Delhi (Lead)


April 26th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) The national capital Thursday again had a soft, cool breeze and light drizzle, and the Met Office said April this year has been an unusually ... Read more...

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Himachal’s Keylong sees season’s heaviest snow


March 5th, 2012 - 5:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, March 5 (IANS) The remote Keylong town in Himachal Pradesh Monday experienced the season's heaviest snowfall, a weatherman here said.The headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district, Keylong experienced 43 ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall likely in Kashmir Valley


February 18th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 18 (IANS) With fresh western disturbances (WD) approaching the Kashmir Valley, the weather office here Saturday forecast another spell of moderate to heavy snowfall beginning Monday."Another WD is ... Read more...

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Himachal braces for more snow, rain


February 16th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 16 (IANS) After two consecutive days of sunshine, Himachal Pradesh is likely to receive more rain and snow over the weekend, the Met Office here has forecast."There are ... Read more...

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Head to Himachal hills for a white V-Day


February 12th, 2012 - 7:01 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 12 (IANS) Moderate snowfall in the hills of Himachal Pradesh Sunday cheered up members of the hospitality industry as they are expecting a spike in tourist footfalls, mainly ... Read more...

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Fresh snowfall likely in Kashmir


February 12th, 2012 - 12:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 12 (IANS) Rain and snow has been forecast again across the Kashmir Valley Sunday and over the next two days, an official said.The fresh snow and rain is ... Read more...

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More snow in store for Shimla, Manali


February 11th, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 11 (IANS) After a two day lull, Himachal Pradesh's popular tourist destinations of Shimla and Manali are in line for more snow, a weatherman here said Saturday.A fresh ... Read more...

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Britain braces for deep-freeze, snowy weekend


February 8th, 2012 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
London, Feb 7 (IANS) Britain was bracing itself for another weekend full of snow disruptions Tuesday after forecasters warned of a further wintry blast bringing fresh snowfalls.While temperatures Tuesday night ... Read more...

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Kashmir reverberates with prayers on Eid-e-Milad


February 5th, 2012 - 1:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 5 (IANS) Despite rain and snow, thousands of Kashmiris Sunday celebrated the birthday of the founder of Islam, Prophet Muhammad, spending the night in mosques and shrines of ... Read more...

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Himachal may get heavy rain, snow


February 3rd, 2012 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 3 (IANS) The cold wave is likely to grip Himachal Pradesh again with heavy rain and snow forecast in the next two days by the Met office here ... Read more...

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Cold wave grip continues on Himachal (Lead)


January 12th, 2012 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 12 (IANS) The cold wave Thursday continued to grip the entire Himachal Pradesh with Keylong, headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district, being the coldest with a minimum ... Read more...

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Fresh snow in Shimla, Manali


January 12th, 2012 - 1:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 12 (IANS) Fresh snow in Himachal Pradesh's tourist resorts of Shimla and Manali Thursday resulted in cold wave conditions continuing in the state. The Met office said ... Read more...

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Shimla gets more snow


January 11th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 11 (IANS) Fresh snowfall Wednesday evening turned Shimla hill station more picturesque."Only Shimla and its nearby areas experienced snowfall. But it was a light one and was ... 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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Snowfall, rain likely in Kashmir


January 4th, 2012 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 4 (IANS) Rain and snowfall have been forecast at many places in the Kashmir Valley with thick, white clouds hanging over the region Wednesday."Rain and snow are likely ... Read more...

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Rain and snow to lash Kashmir beginning Wednesday


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 2 (IANS) Even as sub-zero temperatures continue across the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region, the weather office Monday said rain and snow were likely to lash the ... Read more...

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Snowfall likely in Himachal on New Year’s Day


December 30th, 2011 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 30 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh may experience rain and snowfall on the first day of 2012, a weather official said here Friday."There are chances of ... Read more...

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Temperatures dip to lowest in Kashmir, Ladakh


December 17th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 17 (IANS) The free fall of mercury continued across the Kashmir Valley and Ladakh Saturday with cities and towns in both regions recording some of their lowest temperatures ... 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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NASA and Brazil sign Earth science agreements


October 28th, 2011 - 8:00 pm ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) -- NASA on Thursday announced that it has signed two cooperative Earth science agreements with Agencia Espacial Brasileira (AEB), NASA's counterpart space agency in Brazil.The agreements were signed ... 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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Snowfall continues in Himachal hills


June 2nd, 2011 - 8:10 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 2 (IANS) Snowfall in the higher reaches and intermittent rain in low and mid hills of Himachal Pradesh Thursday brought the temperatures across the state to comfortable levels, ... Read more...

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Extended chill may upset Himachal’s applecart


April 16th, 2011 - 11:48 am ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 16 (IANS) Extended winter in Himachal Pradesh may turn apple production sour this season. Farmers are praying for sunny days as extremely low temperatures have started to ... Read more...

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Rain, snow bring down temperatures in Kashmir Valley


April 11th, 2011 - 3:01 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 11 (IANS) Kashmiris are back to tweeds and woollens. With rain and snow lashing the Valley Monday and the weather office forecasting further wet spells, the temperatures have ... 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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Srinagar-Jammu highway closed due to landslides


February 24th, 2011 - 2:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 24 (IANS) The strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway Thursday was closed for vehicular traffic due to landslides at some places and slippery road conditions."We cleared the stranded vehicles on the highway ... Read more...

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Kashmir in for another spell of snow, rain


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:14 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 23 (IANS) Kashmir Valley is in for another spell of inclement weather with rain and snow likely at many places. Heavy snow and landslides have been predicted in the higher ... Read more...

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Jammu-Srinagar highway closed for fourth day


February 16th, 2011 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 16 (IANS) Landslides triggered by rain and snow forced the closure of Jammu-Srinagar National Highway for the fourth consecutive day Wednesday, officials said.After three days, the 300-km strategic road was ... Read more...

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Severe cold in Himachal, rain disrupts flights


February 15th, 2011 - 6:11 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Feb 15 (IANS) There was no respite from the biting cold wave Tuesday as night temperatures continued to stay around and below freezing point due to continuous snowfall and rain in ... Read more...

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Rain, snow in Kashmir Valley, more expected


February 13th, 2011 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 13 (IANS) Kashmir Valley saw rain and snowfall for the second consecutive day Sunday and the weather office forecast more wet weather in the next two days."Rain and snow will ... Read more...

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Kashmir still shivers, Gulmarg coldest at minus 10


February 10th, 2011 - 3:20 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 10 (IANS) The north Kashmir ski resort of Gulmarg witnessed its coldest night of the season with a low of minus 10 degrees Celsius while the strategic Srinagar-Jammu national highway ... Read more...

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