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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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Netherlands councilors call for fines for wrong weather forecasts

July 16th, 2012 - 8:40 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Amsterdam, July 16 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Local lawmakers in Netherlands are pushing for a law in the country which will make wrong weather prediction by meteorologists very expensive. The councillors are proposing that ... Read more...

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300-feet-long wind tunnel is largest of its type in the world

November 21st, 2010 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): A 300 feet long wind tunnel that is the largest of its type in the world is situated at the University of New Hampshire.The new Flow Physics Facility ... Read more...

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Dedicated weather forecast for each Games venue

September 5th, 2010 - 4:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) A dedicated system to forecast weather in each venue of the Commonwealth Games will soon be set up, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Sunday. As a initiative ... Read more...

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India to join hands with global groups for monsoon forecast

July 28th, 2010 - 1:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) India will collaborate with international organizations to develop a single weather forecast system in a bid to provide accurate monsoon predictions, officials announced Tuesday. "We will be working ... Read more...

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Delhi gets advanced radar for weather forecast

May 20th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 20 (IANS) Minister of State for Earth Sciences Prithviraj Chavan Thursday inaugurated India Meteorological Department's (IMD) advanced doppler radar here for more accurate weather forecasting in Delhi and adjoining ... Read more...

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Weather forecasts to get more accurate, courtesy Chinese radars

May 5th, 2010 - 3:36 pm ICT by IANS
By Sujit Chakraborty Agartala, May 5 (IANS) Weather forecasting in India is all set to get more accurate with the met office setting up Chinese made Doppler radars across the country that can ... Read more...

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Rain threatens to dampen India’s chances at Eden

February 16th, 2010 - 9:46 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 16 (IANS) Rain could play spoilsport in India's pursuit of win against South Africa at the Eden Gardens here if the weather prediction for the city for Wednesday holds true. "The ... Read more...

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Groundhog Day Celebrated Amidst Festivities

February 2nd, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez Pennsylvania, Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Today is February 2, the Groundhog Day. All are eagerly waiting for Punxsutawney Phil to do the weather prediction. According to a myth, if Punxsutawney ... Read more...

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Palam village to host North India’s first Doppler radar

January 17th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 17 (IANS) North India's first Doppler radar will come up in a village near Delhi airport and the work for the installation of this accurate weather prediction machine will ... Read more...

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Met office to give seven-day forecasts

January 15th, 2010 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The India Meteorological Department (IMD) Friday installed a super computing device that will upgrade its short range weather prediction from two days to seven days. "Currently, we are ... Read more...

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Pier Corbyn Predicts This Year’s US Weather

June 25th, 2009 - 9:46 pm ICT by GD
In an age where technology is pacing at a steady rate, weather prediction still remains a major challenge. However, with the help of modern instruments and satellites, exact weather prediction has made ... Read more...

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Big raindrops may favor formation of tornadoes

January 3rd, 2009 - 5:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 3 (ANI): A new research, using computer simulations, has suggested that if the size of the rain and hail drops in thunderstorms are big, they are likely to lead ... Read more...

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