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Three dead in US storms


September 8th, 2012 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 8 (IANS) Three people were killed in a storm that moved through Oklahoma state in the US Friday, media reports said Saturday.Relatives of the dead said the three ... 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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Storms sweep US midwest


April 15th, 2012 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 15 (IANS) Over a dozen storms have swept through the US midwestern states, causing minor damage to property, the met office said.The region was battered by 17 tornadoes ... Read more...

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US marks warmest March on record


April 10th, 2012 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, April 10 (IANS) The US National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) said Monday that last March was the warmest in recorded history, creating thunderstorms and tornadoes across the country.According ... Read more...

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Australia floods are of ‘biblical proportions’


January 3rd, 2011 - 8:56 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Jan 3 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Australia has experienced massive flooding recently but weathermen are still not convinced that it is over.Meteorologists reports that the flooding in Queensland is still not over because ... Read more...

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Twenty sailors rescued after ship sinks off Lebanon (Lead)


December 18th, 2009 - 5:25 am ICT by IANS
Beirut, Dec 18 (DPA) At least 20 crew members were rescued from a ship that sank off the northern Lebanon port of Tripoli Thursday, Lebanese security and UN sources said. "The rescue mission ... Read more...

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Dry autumns and winters may lead to fewer tornadoes in the spring


June 25th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 25 (ANI): A new study by researchers at the University of Georgia, US, has determined that global warming may mean dry autumns and winters that may lead to fewer tornadoes ... Read more...

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New technology can predict severe storms 45 minutes earlier than radars


June 18th, 2009 - 11:57 am ICT by ANI
Washington, June 18 (ANI): A team of scientists has developed a way to measure temperature changes in the tops of clouds to improve forecast times for rapidly growing storms, by predicting severe ... Read more...

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Warmer oceans can fuel more thunderstorms


December 25th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Dec 25 (ANI): Scientists have found that thunderstorms are more frequent over areas where ocean temperatures are warm.According to a report by Science News, the growth of thunderheads the ... Read more...

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2008 may be most disastrous year ever in regards to global natural disasters


July 15th, 2008 - 3:21 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 15 (ANI): Natural disasters on a global scale are becoming more frequent, thanks to an onslaught of weather-related crises in the first half of this year, which might make ... Read more...

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After ‘Nargis’, Dhaka warns of cyclone ABC


May 5th, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 5 (IANS) A day after Cyclone Nargis spared Bangladesh and swerved to Myanmar killing 351 people, the meteorological office Monday warned that one more cyclonic storm was developing over the ... Read more...

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