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Met Office Has a New Way to Predict a Big Freeze


September 15th, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
London, Sept 14 (THAINDIAN NEWS) A supercomputer can now predict a big freeze weeks in advance. A new software has just been unveiled and it is said to predict the cold snaps ... Read more...

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Sunny Friday in Delhi, rains expected Saturday (Lead)


August 31st, 2012 - 10:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 31 (IANS) Two days after Delhi recorded its wettest day this year, the capital Friday saw a sunny day, with maximum temperature going a notch above average. ... Read more...

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China’s moon rover to run on nuclear power


August 13th, 2012 - 6:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 13 (IANS) China's first moon rover will run on a nuclear-powered battery, a scientist said.The rover lands on moon next year on board Chang'e-3, China's third lunar probe, ... Read more...

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Rare snowfall stuns South Africa


August 9th, 2012 - 10:10 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Pretoria, Aug 9 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Snowfall stunned the people of South Africa on Monday night when heavy snow fell in the country. The snowfall lasted till the next day with the temperatures ... Read more...

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Double for Team Maini Racing


July 22nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, July 22 (IANS) Gujarat schoolgirl Mira Kirit Erda of Team Maini Racing took the honours in the Micro Max category while teammates Kush Maini (Juniors) and Chittesh Mandody (Mohite's ... Read more...

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Six dead due to hot weather in US


July 8th, 2012 - 12:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 7 (IANS) Six people have died due to hot weather in a county in Illinois state in the US, officials said Saturday.The six people -- two Thursday and ... Read more...

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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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Delhi to have cooler Thursday, rains likely in some parts


July 5th, 2012 - 12:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) After days of searing heat when temperatures stayed over 40 degrees Celsius, the weatherman has forecast a relatively cooler Thursday in the capital with light ... Read more...

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Hot weather continues in Himachal hills


June 30th, 2012 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 30 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh Saturday continued to experience warm weather due to the delayed monsoon, with the state's Paonta Sahib town recording a high of ... Read more...

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Monsoon in Himachal delayed by over a week


June 28th, 2012 - 9:07 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 28 (IANS) The arrival of the southwest monsoon in Himachal Pradesh would be delayed by over a week, the weather office here said Thursday."There is no possibility ... Read more...

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Temperatures soar across Himachal, rain in store


June 21st, 2012 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 21 (IANS) The hills of Himachal Pradesh again saw the mercury rising Thursday, recording temperatures three to seven degrees above the average. But the Met office forecast rains ... Read more...

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Heat wave kills 16 in UP


June 18th, 2012 - 12:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 18 (IANS) The unabated heat wave in Uttar Pradesh has claimed 16 lives since Sunday, officials said.At least 11 people died of extreme heat conditions in the parched ... Read more...

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Heat wave continues in Himachal hills


June 17th, 2012 - 7:28 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 17 (IANS) The heat wave continued in the hills of Himachal Pradesh Sunday, with temperatures being recorded three to seven degrees above avrage. In some areas, it crossed ... Read more...

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Karun’s team 11th quickest at Le Mans


June 14th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Le Mans (France), June 14 (IANS) India's Karun Chandhok and his team JRM Racing clocked overall 11th quickest time of three minutes, 37.088 seconds in the qualifying session ahead of ... Read more...

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Warming is causing Arctic to get greener


June 12th, 2012 - 4:18 pm ICT by IANS
Stockholm, June 12 (IANS) Warming in the Arctic in recent years has caused the area to get greener, says new research. The results show that most plants in the Arctic ... Read more...

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Heatwave continues in Odisha, claims 32 lives


June 10th, 2012 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, June 10 (IANS) Severe heatwave conditions continued in several parts of Odisha Sunday with the death toll due to sunstroke this summer rising to 32, an official said."The death ... Read more...

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Rain brings cheer to tourists in Himachal


June 6th, 2012 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 6 (IANS) Rains brought down temperatures in Himachal Pradesh Wednesday, bringing cheers to thousands of tourists who have thronged the hill stations to escape the heat wave in ... Read more...

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At 46.7 degrees, Odisha bakes in blistering heat


May 25th, 2012 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, May 25 (IANS) A blistering heat wave sweeping across Odisha intensified with one of its towns Friday recording a temperature of 46.7 degrees Celsius, the highest of the day ... Read more...

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Two killed in Allahabad blast


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Allahabad, May 23 (IANS) Two children aged between 8-10 years were killed and over a dozen injured Wednesday when a crude bomb went off here in Uttar Pradesh.Inspector General of ... Read more...

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China braces for heavy rains


May 20th, 2012 - 9:48 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 20 (IANS) Heavy rains will lash the western and southern regions of China over the next two days, the meteorological authority said Sunday.Heavy rains, hail and high ... Read more...

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Pleasant day in Delhi, mercury to rise Monday (Lead)


May 13th, 2012 - 8:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) A day after rains lashed the capital, the pleasant weather continued Sunday with partly cloudy skies and cool winds ensuring the temperatures stayed below average. ... Read more...

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Snow, rain bring down mercury in Himachal


May 12th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, May 12 (IANS) Temperatures across Himachal Pradesh fell slightly Saturday after snow and rains in some parts. More showers have been forecast.Shimla recorded a maximum of 24 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Infant forgotten inside pickup truck all day, dies


May 4th, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
London, May 4 (IANS) A seven-month-old baby died in the US after being forgotten inside a pickup truck all day as temperatures soared to 90 degrees, it was reported here.Houston ... Read more...

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Wind farms cause climate change: Study


April 30th, 2012 - 11:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 30 (IANS) Wind farms can cause climate change, according to a study, that shows how the technology is already pushing up temperatures, The Telegraph reported Monday.Usually at night ... Read more...

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Clear day for Delhi


April 27th, 2012 - 11:59 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) A day after rains lashed the capital, bringing the temperatures down, the minimum temperature Friday morning fell five notches below average at 19.8 degrees Celsius. ... Read more...

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Chinese firm eyes Iceland resort


April 18th, 2012 - 7:24 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 18 (IANS) A Chinese company is planning to develop an eco-tourism resort in Iceland.Business tycoon Huang Nubo Wednesday said his company, the Beijing Zhongkun Investment Group, will soon ... Read more...

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Heavy rains lash China


April 15th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 15 (IANS) Heavy rains will continue to lash southern China over the next three days, the National Meteorological Centre said Sunday.The regions south of the Yangtze river and ... 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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Warm, breezy Good Friday in Capital


April 6th, 2012 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) It was a warm and breezy Good Friday in the national capital, with a maximum temperature of 37 degrees Celsius, three notches above average for ... Read more...

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Russia to spend $44 bn on Arctic projects


April 6th, 2012 - 10:12 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 6 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia intends to spend 1.3 trillion rubles (around $44 billion) on economic and social projects in the Arctic till 2020, a minister said.Viktor Basargin, minister ... Read more...

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17 killed in Moscow fire (Lead)


April 3rd, 2012 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, April 3 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least 17 people died in a fire that swept through a market warehouse in Moscow early Tuesday, Russia's emergencies ministry said.The fire began around ... Read more...

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New iPad tops tablet ratings


April 3rd, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 3 (IANS) Apple's new iPad has scored the highest ratings among tablet devices in the market, says a survey by US magazine Consumer Reports."Performance on the new iPad ... Read more...

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British police ‘rescue’ toy dog


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:28 am ICT by IANS
London, April 2 (IANS) Two police officers broke into a car to "save" a dog they feared was overheating inside, only to find it was a toy, The Telegraph reported ... Read more...

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Summer comes early in Britain


March 23rd, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 23 (IANS) Britain will bask under blue skies at 21 degrees Celsius early this weekend - among the warmest temperatures recorded at this time of the year.The temperature ... Read more...

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Mumbai sees coldest March day in 43 years


March 10th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 10 (IANS) Mumbai Saturday saw its coldest March day in 43 years, with the minimum temperature dipping to 12.7 degrees Celsius, weather officials said.The previous low for the ... Read more...

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