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Monsoon showers bring relief to UP


July 7th, 2012 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, July 7 (IANS) The temperatures in the sun-scorched Uttar Pradesh went down considerably Saturday with heavy to moderate rains reported from most parts of the state.The state received heavy ... Read more...

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Sweltering Delhi to get monsoon rains this week (Second Lead)


July 2nd, 2012 - 8:37 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 2 (IANS) As the capital continued to bake in the searing heat, the weatherman Monday held out hope of pre-monsoon showers over the next two days and the ... Read more...

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Searing day, no rains for Delhi


July 1st, 2012 - 11:46 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The searing heat continued in the capital Sunday with the minimum temperature settling four notches above average at 31.4 degrees Celsius. With no rains expected, ... Read more...

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Delhi reels under searing heat, monsoon a week away (Second lead)


June 29th, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 29 (IANS) With delayed monsoon and the maximum temperature shooting up six degrees above the season's normal to 42 degrees Celsius, the capital reeled under prolonged summer ... Read more...

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Temperatures soar across Himachal


June 12th, 2012 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 12 (IANS) A heat wave again gripped parts of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday with temperatures crossing 40 degrees Celsius.State capital Shimla too recorded a high of 30.1 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Heat wave in Punjab and Haryana, Amritsar records 45.5 degrees


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 2 (IANS) The Sikh holy city of Amritsar Saturday sizzled at 45.5 degrees as heat wave conditions continued to prevail over Punjab and Haryana.Amritsar had touched a high ... Read more...

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Drizzle, mild snow in Himachal hills


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:25 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla/Manali, June 2 (IANS) The mercury continued to remain abnormally high across Himachal Pradesh Saturday, recording temperatures two to six degrees above normal, despite drizzle and mild snowfall in some ... Read more...

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Heat wave unabated in Haryana, Punjab


June 1st, 2012 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, June 1 (IANS) Haryana's Narnaul town sizzled at 47 degrees Celsius Friday as the heat wave over Haryana and Punjab continued unabated.Met officials here said no immediate relief was ... Read more...

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Heat grips Shimla too (Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 8:43 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 29 (IANS) The searing summer heat has not even spared Shimla, the popular hill resort people normally flock to in this season.The hills of Himachal Pradesh were unusually ... Read more...

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Shimla’s temperature 6 degrees above average


May 29th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 29 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday were unusually hot with prominent tourist spots recording maximum temperatures two to five degrees above the average, the weather office ... Read more...

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Weather office has good news for Kashmir Valley


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:57 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, May 23 (IANS) After more than 20 days of unusual cold and wet weather, there is finally some good news for the Kashmir Valley."Since the atmosphere is quite stable ... Read more...

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Gulmarg shivers at minus two degrees Celsius


April 14th, 2012 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 14 (IANS) With the minimum temperature falling six degrees below normal, north Kashmir's ski resort town of Gulmarg Saturday shivered at minus 2.3 degrees Celsius. Incessant rains ... Read more...

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Fresh snow in Himachal


April 11th, 2012 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, April 11 (IANS) Himachal Pradesh's higher reaches Wednesday got a fresh spell of snow, plummeting temperatures by several notches."The high hills in Lahaul and Spiti, Kinnaur, Kullu and Chamba ... Read more...

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Warm Sunday in Delhi, Monday to be the same (Lead)


March 4th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) It was a hot day in Delhi Sunday with the maximum temperature registering 32.7 degrees Celsius, six degrees above average. Monday is expected to be ... Read more...

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Rain predicted in parts of Punjab, Haryana


February 19th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 19 (IANS) Cold wave conditions have abated in most parts of Punjab and Haryana but the met office here Sunday predicted rain and thundershowers in some places in ... Read more...

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Temperatures dip in Punjab, Haryana


February 17th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 17 (IANS) Punjab and Haryana have witnessed a dip in average temperatures in the 24 hours to Friday evening, metrological officials said. The temperature ... Read more...

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Rain in Punjab and Haryana, rise in temperature


February 13th, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 13 (IANS) Night temperatures across Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh ranged above normal Monday with some parts of Punjab receiving rainfall during the previous 24 hours, the Met department ... Read more...

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Night temperatures rise in Punjab and Haryana


February 10th, 2012 - 5:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Feb 10 (IANS) Night temperatures across Haryana and Punjab rose marginally Friday affording some relief to the people. In Chandigarh though, the minimum temperature was still two degrees below ... Read more...

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Snowfall forecast in Kashmir in early February


January 31st, 2012 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 31 (IANS) Moderate to heavy snowfall has been forecast in the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region in the first week of February.A western disturbance is approaching Jammu ... Read more...

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A bright sun warms, but freeze continues in north India (Roundup)


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A bright sun broke through the cold winter chill in Punjab, Haryana and the national capital Monday, providing relief after many days, but intense cold ... Read more...

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Day temperatures rise in Punjab, Haryana


January 23rd, 2012 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 23 (IANS) Day temperatures rose across Punjab and Haryana Monday after many days as most areas in both states had a bright and sunny day. Amritsar in ... Read more...

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Minimum temperatures rise across Punjab and Haryana


January 16th, 2012 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 16 (IANS) With most places across Punjab and Haryana as well as Chandigarh experiencing rainfall in the past 24 hours, minimum temperatures in the region rose sharply Monday.Compared ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh slightly warmer


January 1st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) Most places across Punjab and Haryana were slightly warmer Sunday compared to the low and sub-zero temperatures recorded in the past week.Met centre officials said here ... Read more...

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Cold wave continues unabated in northern plains


December 27th, 2011 - 5:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 27 (IANS) Cold wave conditions continued unabated in the plains of northern India, with cities and towns in Punjab and Haryana recording low temperatures Tuesday morning.In Punjab, the ... Read more...

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Chilly morning in Delhi, sunny day ahead


December 22nd, 2011 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 22 (IANS) Delhiites woke up to a foggy and chilly Thursday morning with the minimum temperature settling two notches below average at six degrees Celsius. The Met ... Read more...

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Odisha schools to revise class time due to cold wave


December 20th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Dec 20 (IANS) With a cold wave sweeping most parts of the region, schools in Odisha's forested Kandhamal district have been asked to hold day-classes, an official said Tuesday.The ... Read more...

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Cool day in Delhi, more rains expected Saturday


July 8th, 2011 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 8 (IANS) Delhi experienced a cool Friday with clouds and rain bringing the temperature down by six degrees Celsius, the India Meteorological Department said. The maximum temperature ... Read more...

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Light showers in Uttar Pradesh turn weather pleasant


May 31st, 2011 - 1:03 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, May 31 (IANS) Light to moderate showers in parts of Uttar Pradesh early Tuesday turned the weather pleasant here in the state capital and in adjoining districts.A dip ... Read more...

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Rain cools hills of Himachal


May 27th, 2011 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 27 (IANS) Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell sharply Friday due to widespread rains, with Shimla recording a high of 24 degrees Celsius, a fall by 2.7 degrees ... Read more...

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Stuck since December, they await Himalayan road’s reopening


May 24th, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by IANS
Keylong (Himachal Pradesh), May 24 (IANS) Eating just peas and potatoes, over two dozen villages in Lahaul Valley have been cut off since the heavy snowfall in December. But Rohtang ... 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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Evening drizzle surprises Delhiites (Second Lead)


May 19th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The capital received a light drizzle Wednesday evening but no rain has been forecast for the morrow."The day will remain partly cloudy and there is ... Read more...

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North India simmers in summer heat (Roundup)


May 18th, 2011 - 11:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The mercury remained in the high 40s in most parts of northern India Wednesday even as parts of eastern Uttar Pradesh got a respite ... Read more...

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Sweltering day in Delhi (Lead)


May 18th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) The capital reeled under a blazing sun Wednesday, with Delhiites waking up to this season's hottest morning. The maximum temperature rose to 42.3 degrees Celsius ... Read more...

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