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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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4,000 goats die in China after vaccination


June 15th, 2011 - 4:39 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 15 (IANS) Over 4,000 goats have died in eastern China after they received goat-pox vaccine, Xinhua reported Wednesday.The incident took place in Rudong county of Jiangsu province. The ... Read more...

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Seven killed in Bangladesh lightning strikes


May 27th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 27 (IANS) At least seven people were killed and 10 injured Friday in two lightning strikes in central Bangladesh, media reports said.The lightning strikes occurred at about 2 ... Read more...

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Icy Roads Prevent Virginia Schools From Conducting Classes


December 17th, 2010 - 8:21 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Dec 17, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Freezing temperatures and extremely dangerous conditions of the roads have led to the shut down of many schools and colleges in Virginia. The area has been ... Read more...

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Volcanic eruptions affect rainfall over Asian region


November 5th, 2010 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Nov 5 (IANS) Large volcanic eruptions affect rainfall over the Asian monsoon region where seasonal storms water crops for nearly half the population of the earth.The eruptions are also believed to ... Read more...

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New Mexico Game And Fish Department Releases Report Of Fishing Conditions


June 9th, 2010 - 4:39 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey The latest fishing and stock reports have been released by New Mexico Game and Fishing Department.The reports concern all the lakes and other waterways within and around the ... Read more...

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‘Mini skirt meteorology’ used for weather forecast


May 31st, 2010 - 5:12 pm ICT by ANI
London, May 31 (ANI): The length of women's skirts is a good way of forecasting whether to expect rain or shine, it has been claimed.The bizarre claim is the result of a ... Read more...

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Expert panel blames bad weather for YSR chopper crash


February 11th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Feb 11 (IANS) A two-member expert committee which probed the helicopter crash that killed Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Y.S. Rajasekhara Reddy and four others last year has virtually ruled out sabotage. The ... Read more...

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Humidity, rain flare up headache in kids


January 25th, 2010 - 1:47 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan 25 (ANI): People with chronic headaches are not wrong when they say weather changes trigger their pains, for a new study has proven just that.In a study of 25 ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Changes in humidity, temperature may trigger asthma among kids


September 15th, 2009 - 2:33 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 15 (ANI): Changes in humidity and temperature may trigger asthma among kids, suggests a report.Published in the journal Annals of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology, the report says that such ... Read more...

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Flying car to be unveiled in 2011 (With Image)


June 24th, 2009 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 24 (IANS) The flying car is on its way.An American company Terrafugia Transition, based near Boston, is set to unveil the dual-purpose car-cum-plane vehicle called 'The Flying Car' ... Read more...

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Astronomers observe `hot-headed planet with wild temperature swings


January 29th, 2009 - 12:28 pm ICT by ANI
Pasadena (California, US), Jan 29 (ANI): Astronomers have observed a planet that heats up to red-hot temperatures in a matter of hours before quickly cooling down. Using NASA''s Spitzer Space Telescope, the ... Read more...

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Oldest sheep make larger contributions to population growth when conditions are harsh


September 6th, 2008 - 5:25 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, September 6 (ANI): A new research has shown that the oldest individuals in a group of sheep contribute most to population growth when climate changes makes conditions harsh.Carried out by ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Karina gains and begins heading inland


September 3rd, 2008 - 12:18 am ICT by David M N James
America is preparing for another storm after Gustav went inland as a weakened storm. Tropical Storm Karina which has already developed special winds is poised to grow into a terrifying hurricane. The ... Read more...

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Beijing environment officials hopeful of good weather


July 27th, 2008 - 4:09 pm ICT by IANS
By Chang Ailing Beijing, July 27 (Xinhua) A Beijing environment official said here Sunday that the city would see a clear sky soon with the weather cooling down with the onset of ... Read more...

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Spanish sailors pray for Olympic winds


July 25th, 2008 - 3:15 pm ICT by IANS
Xinhua Madrid, July 25 (Xinhua) Iker Martinez and Xabi Fernandez, who won Olympic gold in Athens four years ago in the 49er class, said Thursday that they aim to do the same in ... Read more...

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Uttar Pradesh to set up automatic weather stations


May 22nd, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Lucknow, May 22 (IANS) The Uttar Pradesh government has decided to set up Automatic Weather Stations (AWS) in several districts of the state to promote weather-based agricultural management, an official said Thursday. ... Read more...

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Hailstorm damages fruit crops in Himachal Pradesh


April 13th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by admin
Sangla Valley (Himachal Pradesh), Apr 13 (ANI): The unexpected twist in the weather has added onto the orchard owners' woes as they are facing heavy losses due to crop damage. Heavy rains, ... Read more...

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Tourism accounts for 8.1 million jobs in Brazil


March 20th, 2008 - 2:59 pm ICT by admin
Rio de Janeiro, March 20 (IANS) Brazil's tourism industry has experienced a strong growth becoming a major driver of the country's economic development, generating 8.1 million jobs annually and earning some $77.41 ... Read more...

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Season’s first snowfall in Himachal leaves tourists stranded


December 2nd, 2007 - 3:22 pm ICT by admin
Muri (Himachal Pradesh), Dec 2 (ANI): Himachal Pradesh received this seasons first snowfall yesterday, but it did not bring cheer to all the tourists visiting the state. For, many of them were ... Read more...

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Greenpeace expresses concern over global warming


November 14th, 2007 - 2:54 am ICT by admin
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