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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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NSW floods lead to mass evacuations


March 6th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sydney, Mar 6 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The rising waters in the New South Wales region has forced officials to ask thousands of people to evacuate the region. Nearly 75 percent of the region ... Read more...

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Typhoon Nesat kills 31 in Philippines


September 28th, 2011 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Manila, Sep 28 (IANS) Typhoon Nesat that exited the Philippines Wednesday left at least 31 people dead, displaced over 60,000 families and damaged infrastructure and crops worth over $22 million, ... Read more...

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Canada is bracing up for Hurricane Maria


September 16th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Ottawa, Sept 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Canada is bracing for the strike of Hurricane Maria on Friday. The country’s weather forecasters issued an alert on Friday. In the warning which was contained in ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Jose spotted in Bermuda


August 29th, 2011 - 6:44 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, Aug 29 (THAINDIAN NEWS) The 10th US storm in the current year formed near Bermuda on Sunday. The 2011 Atlantic hurricane season is not yet over but the count of the ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Cindy moving away from land


July 21st, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Miami, July 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tropical storm Cindy is moving away from land into the open ocean, US weather forecasters have announced. The tropical storm is the third named storm in ... Read more...

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Air pollution now the worst on record in Shanghai


May 5th, 2011 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Shanghai, May 5 (IANS) China has created waves on the world stage with its technological advance and rapid economic rise, but overcoming its long persistent pollution still remains a dream for ... Read more...

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Showers expected on British royal wedding day


April 26th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 26 (IANS) Weather forecasters have predicted showers across Britain on the day of the royal wedding of Prince William and Kate Middleton.According to British superstition, rain on ... Read more...

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Flotilla of spacecraft to give accurate space weather forecasts


February 13th, 2011 - 1:56 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 13 (ANI): Space scientists from the UK may soon send a flotilla of spacecraft into orbit around the sun to provide an early warning system for the huge solar explosions ... Read more...

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California Reels Under Record Rainfall, Flooding


December 23rd, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Los Angeles, Dec 23, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Residents of California are reeling under the onslaught of incessant rains that has resulted in extensive flooding, mudslides across large parts of the U.S. ... Read more...

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Heavy Rain in California shatters records


December 21st, 2010 - 2:53 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Sacramento, Dec 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) California saw record-shattering rains on Monday. The rain was widely blamed for some evacuations, road closures and small floods around the state on Monday.The rain affected almost ... Read more...

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Mercury falls in Britian, travel woes continue in Europe


December 3rd, 2010 - 6:51 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 3 (IANS) Britain is expected to remain wrapped up in freeze and fog until the weekend, weather official forecast Friday, as temperatures dropped further, halting air and rail transport across ... Read more...

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Hurricane Tomas Strengthens, Becomes Category 2


October 31st, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Oct 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The weather forecasters announced early Sunday morning that Hurricane Tomas has strengthened to Category 2 storm as it traveled through the eastern Caribbean. The National Hurricane ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Nicole Triggers Flash Floods In Jamaica


September 30th, 2010 - 6:34 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Kingston, Sep 30, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Tropical Storm Nicole has been able to wreck quite a havoc in parts of Jamaica as it sparked flash floods which is killed at least ... Read more...

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Tornado Hits Dallas, No Serious Damage Reported


September 9th, 2010 - 7:03 pm ICT by GD
BY Gina Gomez Sep 9, (THAINDIAN NEWS) A slew of tornadoes triggered by the remnants of the Tropical Storm Hermine gushed through the Dallas area on Wednesday, according to reports. Tornado funnels started ... Read more...

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Hurricane Danielle Might Strengthen To Category 3


August 24th, 2010 - 7:42 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Aug 24, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Early on Tuesday Hurricane Danielle passed from being a category 1 hurricane to the status of Category 2 hurricane with the winds reaching a sustained speed ... Read more...

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Vodka drunk Russians drowning daily in bid to beat summer heat


July 15th, 2010 - 3:18 pm ICT by ANI
London, July 14 (ANI): Russians, many of them drunk on vodka, are drowning daily as they head to water to escape the current three-week heat wave, which may set a record of ... Read more...

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England fans warned to expect snow during Durban World Cup match


June 15th, 2010 - 6:49 pm ICT by ANI
London, June 15 (ANI): South African weather forecasters have warned fans to expect snow when England plays in Cape Town on Friday.According to The Mirror, a severe weather warning was issued yesterday ... Read more...

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American Red Cross launches relief efforts for Oklahoma


May 12th, 2010 - 2:38 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – The American Red Cross launched its relief efforts for Oklahoma on Tuesday.The Red Cross is providing a safe place to stay and relief supplies for thousands of ... Read more...

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China nationally to mourn quake victims Wednesday


April 20th, 2010 - 5:00 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, April 20 (IANS) China will hold a national day of mourning Wednesday for more than 2,000 victims killed in the devastating 7.1 magnitude quake in northwestern Qinghai province, the government said ... Read more...

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Armed forces called in to battle Britain’s snows


January 6th, 2010 - 9:18 pm ICT by IANS
London, Jan 6 (IANS) Armed forces were called in to help stranded motorists and authorities urged people to stay at home as snow and sub-zero temperatures Wednesday forced the closure of airports ... Read more...

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US East Coast digging out from snow chaos


December 21st, 2009 - 12:05 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 21 (DPA) The US East Coast was digging out after a massive storm shut down the East Coast over the weekend with an icy blanket as deep as 60-cm in ... Read more...

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Huge Snowstorm moving into Kansas


October 31st, 2009 - 1:03 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Kansas, Oct 30 (THAINDIAN News) The winter storm that brought with it loads of snow in western South Dakota and brought chilling rain to North Dakota is moving out of the region. ... Read more...

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Nasa’s Ares I-X rocket launch rescheduled for Wednesday


October 28th, 2009 - 2:34 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Cape Canaveral, Oct 27 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Due to weather concerns, the scheduled launch of the Ares I-X flight test on Tuesday was canceled. NASA mission managers made this cancellation decision. The ... Read more...

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Halo Cloud in Moscow: Weather Phenomenon


October 14th, 2009 - 5:56 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar, October 14, (THAINDIAN NEWS) People in Moscow, last week experienced a spectacular scene when a halo cloud appeared on the sky. Speculations related to the appearance of this cloud ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Grace Set To Weaken


October 5th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey Oct 5, (THAINDIAN NEWS) It was quite some time that the weather forecasters were able to detect any such named storm that was formed in the Atlantic until they identified ... Read more...

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Atlanta Flooding claims atleast 2 lives


September 22nd, 2009 - 3:14 am ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Atlanta, Sep 21 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Atlanta is under a flood watch until Monday evening, weather forecasters said on Sunday. The deadly flood has already claimed at least 2 lives when these people ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Fred Gaining Strength


September 9th, 2009 - 12:07 am ICT by GD
By Madhuri Dey According to the weather forecasters it seems that the Tropical Storm Fred which had reportedly formed over the Atlantic is slowly gathering strength and getting stronger with every passing moment.The ... Read more...

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Mysterious weather model may help predict cyclone 20 days in advance


September 1st, 2009 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Sep 1 (ANI): Weather forecasters may now use a mysterious weather pattern, called the Madden Julian Oscillation, to predict cyclones up to three weeks ahead of time.Forecasters have previously used the ... Read more...

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Hurricane Jimena Takes Category 2 On Saffir Simpson Scale


August 30th, 2009 - 6:26 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar South of Mexico, in the Pacific Ocean, Hurricane Jimena has recently taken ostensibly dangerous formations, reported the U.S.National Hurricane Center, and Danny transcended into a tropical depression heading for northeast ... Read more...

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National Hurricane Center stop monitoring Tropical Storm Ana


August 20th, 2009 - 6:30 pm ICT by IBNS
Aug 20 (IBNS) The US National Hurricane Center stopped monitoring the remnants of Ana.News agencies reported that the NHC had earlier forecast that the Ana had a small chance of regenerating into ... Read more...

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Bill becomes first Atlantic hurricane of season


August 18th, 2009 - 1:20 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 17 (DPA) Hurricane Bill in the Atlantic Ocean was continuing to strengthen into a category one storm and could develop into a major hurricane by Wednesday, weather forecasters said Monday. ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Ana Gathers Strength As It Moves Westward


August 16th, 2009 - 6:07 pm ICT by GD
According to the weather forecasters, Tropical Storm Ana threatened the Caribbean island on Saturday, but it was too early to predict how much trouble "the first named storm" of the 2009 Atlantic ... Read more...

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Hurricane Bill Follows Tropical Storm Ana Closely


August 16th, 2009 - 5:59 pm ICT by GD
A depression which consistently formed behind Ana, the first tropical storm in 2009 has taken the shape of the Tropical Storm Bill at 5pm Saturday. Bill and Ana could strike anywhere between ... Read more...

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China braces for typhoon Morakot


August 7th, 2009 - 8:23 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Aug 7 (Xinhua) As typhoon Morakot gains momentum and churns toward China's mainland, provinces in coastal regions are busy bracing for its impact. The first major typhoon of the season was located ... Read more...

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