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Heavy rain forecast for Kashmir, farmers worried


September 7th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Sep 7 (IANS) In more worry for farmers, the weather office Friday forecast heavy rainfall at some places in the Kashmir Valley during the next 36 hours."There has been ... Read more...

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New depression prompts tropical storm warnings in the Caribbean


August 21st, 2012 - 5:44 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- A new tropical depression formed east of the Lesser Antilles in the Atlantic on early Tuesday morning, prompting tropical storm watches and warnings across a swath of ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Aletta forms far off Mexico’s Pacific coast, no threat


May 15th, 2012 - 9:26 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI, FLORIDA (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Aletta formed far off Mexico's Pacific coast on Monday evening, making it the first tropical storm of the Eastern Pacific hurricane season, forecasters said. Some ... Read more...

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Britain in deep freeze


February 6th, 2012 - 6:32 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 6 (IANS) Britain is under the spell of snow, ice and freezing temperatures and the prevailing condition may last through February.On Tuesday, people in parts of Britain woke ... Read more...

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Expert snubs claims of ‘unprecedented winter’


January 18th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) An expert has contested official assertion and a general belief that Kashmir is witnessing an unprecedented winter.Shakeel Ahmad Ramshoo, head of the Geo-Informatics and Remote Sensing ... Read more...

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Srinagar sees coldest night in 16 years, more snow expected (Lead)


January 14th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 14 (IANS) The night temperature in Srinagar Saturday touched the lowest in 16 years at 7.8 degrees Celsius below the freezing point as intense cold gripped the valley, ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Kenneth forms in the Eastern Pacific, expected to strengthen


November 21st, 2011 - 4:22 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Kenneth formed far off the Pacific coast of Mexico on Sunday afternoon, forecasters said, and the system is expected to become a rare late season hurricane ... Read more...

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Category four hurricane Hilary could threaten Baja California


September 24th, 2011 - 12:04 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Major Hurricane Hilary continued to move away from the Pacific coast of Mexico on Friday morning, but forecasts indicate the Baja California peninsula could be at risk of ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Lee forms in the Gulf of Mexico, heads for Louisiana


September 3rd, 2011 - 2:26 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Lee formed south of Louisiana in the Gulf of Mexico on early Friday afternoon, forecasters said, prompting tropical storm warnings and a state of emergency for ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Katia forms in the far eastern Atlantic, set to become major hurricane


August 30th, 2011 - 8:37 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Katia formed in the far eastern Atlantic on early Tuesday morning and is expected to become a major hurricane later this week, forecasters said.Forecasters at the ... Read more...

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Tropical depression forms in the far eastern Atlantic, may threaten the Caribbean


August 29th, 2011 - 7:54 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Depression Twelve formed in the far eastern Atlantic on early Monday morning, forecasters said. The depression is forecast to strengthen into a hurricane later this week, after ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Jose passes west of Bermuda


August 29th, 2011 - 6:41 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Jose passed just west of the British overseas territory of Bermuda on late Sunday afternoon, forecasters said, hours after it unexpectedly formed.Forecasters at the U.S. National ... Read more...

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More than 800,000 without power as Hurricane Irene slams Puerto Rico


August 22nd, 2011 - 7:18 pm ICT by BNO News
SAN JUAN (BNO NEWS) -- Irene strengthened into a hurricane on early Monday morning after it made landfall in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico, forecasters said, causing widespread damage and leaving ... Read more...

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Tropical depression forms in the western Caribbean Sea, heads for Honduras


August 19th, 2011 - 3:29 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Depression Eight formed in the western Caribbean Sea on late Thursday evening, forecasters said, prompting tropical storm watches for Honduras and Guatemala.Forecasters at the U.S. National Hurricane ... Read more...

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Bermuda cancels tropical storm warning as Gert turns to the northeast


August 16th, 2011 - 1:12 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- The Bermuda Weather Service on Monday canceled a tropical storm warning for the British overseas territory after Tropical Storm Gert turned to the north-northeast, earlier than expected.Forecasters at ... Read more...

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Heavy monsoon rain kills at least 18 in southeast Pakistan


August 13th, 2011 - 10:36 pm ICT by BNO News
KARACHI, PAKISTAN (BNO NEWS) – Torrential rains have wrecked havoc in most parts of southeast Pakistan's province of Sindh, leaving at least 18 people dead and many others injured, local media reported ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Emily forms in the Caribbean, heads for the Dominican Republic


August 2nd, 2011 - 3:25 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Emily formed in the Caribbean Sea on early Monday evening, forecasters said, prompting tropical storm warnings for numerous islands. The storm is expected to slowly strengthen.Forecasters ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Eugene forms in the Pacific, no threat to land


July 31st, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Eugene formed far off the Pacific coast of Mexico on early Sunday morning, forecasters said, but the system poses no threat to land.Forecasters at the U.S. ... Read more...

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Tropical Storm Dora forms south of Guatemala, expected to become a hurricane


July 19th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical storm Dora formed south of Guatemala on late Monday morning, forecasters said, and the storm is expected to reach hurricane strength by late Tuesday.Forecasters at the U.S. ... Read more...

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China tightens nuke safety ahead of storms


June 23rd, 2011 - 3:10 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, June 23 (IANS) Marine disaster warning measures will be tightened for nuclear plants in China's coastal areas as typhoon-triggered storms are predicted this year, the China Daily said Thursday.The ... Read more...

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Tropical storm Beatriz forms off the Pacific coast of Mexico; hurricane watch issued


June 20th, 2011 - 1:00 am ICT by BNO News
MIAMI (BNO NEWS) -- Tropical Storm Beatriz formed off the Pacific coast of Mexico on late Sunday morning, prompting a hurricane watch for some local coastlines, forecasters said.Forecasters at the U.S. National ... Read more...

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Showers in Uttar Pradesh turn weather pleasant


June 14th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, June 14 (IANS) While a drizzle and cool breeze made for a pleasant Tuesday morning here, light to moderate rain was experienced in several other districts of Uttar Pradesh."A ... Read more...

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Cyclone may hit Pakistan Thursday


June 9th, 2011 - 12:55 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, June 9 (IANS) A tropical cyclone in the Arabian Sea may hit Pakistan's coastal areas by Thursday evening and cause heavy rain, the meteorological department said.An advisory issued by ... Read more...

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Missouri tornado toll reaches 139


May 29th, 2011 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (IANS/EFE) The number of deaths caused by last weekend's tornado in Joplin, Missouri, has risen to 139, authorities said.Almost a week since the disaster and on ... Read more...

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232 listed as missing after US tornado


May 27th, 2011 - 11:54 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 27 (IANS/EFE) Authorities in Missouri published Thursday a list of 232 people still unaccounted for after the devastating tornado that claimed 125 lives in the city of ... Read more...

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No flood threat in Kashmir Valley


April 19th, 2011 - 5:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, April 19 (IANS) Water levels in most rivers in the Kashmir Valley have risen following continuous rains over the last three days, but the weather office here Tuesday discounted ... Read more...

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Duke Energy Indiana Witnesses Power Outage Due To Ice Storm


February 2nd, 2011 - 8:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Feb 2, (THAINDIAN NEWS) Yesterday the customers of Duke Energy Indiana were running out of power service. The number increased to almost 11,000 by 7:00 a.m. The situation was all ... Read more...

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Rogue storm system caused devastating Pakistan floods


January 26th, 2011 - 2:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Jan 26 (ANI): Scientists have found that the disastrous floods that hit Pakistan last summer were caused by a rogue weather system that wandered hundreds of miles farther west than is ... Read more...

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Blazing May ahead in Delhi but not hotter than usual


May 2nd, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) With fresh rains and pleasant weather bringing in the month, the weatherman has predicted for the capital a less severe May than the scorcher that April was. According ... Read more...

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India’s eye in the sky to be major attraction at RD parade


January 19th, 2010 - 5:20 pm ICT by ANI
Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, Jan 19 (ANI): The Indian Air Force's eye in the sky, AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) platform fitted on IL-76 aircraft, will be a major attraction for ... Read more...

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Heavy rains claim 20 lives in Uttar Pradesh


October 7th, 2009 - 1:18 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Oct 7 (IANS) At least 20 people have been killed in rain-related incidents in Uttar Pradesh, officials said Wednesday. Heavy showers lashed parts of the state Tuesday. Most of the casualties were ... Read more...

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Taiwan evacuates villages due to approaching Typhoon Parma


October 5th, 2009 - 9:48 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Taipei, Oct 5 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Taiwan's Central Weather Bureau today warned that Typhoon Parma might coming towards the island, bringing heavy torrential rain, in its wake after battering and flattening the northern ... Read more...

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Stage at Canada’s Big Valley Jamboree concert collapses


August 2nd, 2009 - 12:48 pm ICT by admin
CAMROSE, Canada (BNO NEWS) -- At least 1 person has been killed after a stage at the Big Valley Jamboree concert in Camrose, Canada collapsed on Saturday evening, officials told BNO News. ... Read more...

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Pak to acquire its own AWACS by October: PAF Chief


May 29th, 2009 - 11:58 am ICT by ANI
Islamabad, May 29 (ANI): The Air Warning and Control System (AWACS) and the spying satellite acquired by India recently has bolstered the Indian defense system, and as expected, Pakistan is worried by ... Read more...

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In quest for supremacy, IAF inducts AWACS


May 28th, 2009 - 12:41 pm ICT by ANI
By Praful Kumar SinghNew Delhi, May 28 (ANI): The Indian Air Force's eye in the sky, AWACS (Airborne Warning and Control System) platform fitted on IL-76 aircraft, was formally inducted by Defence ... Read more...

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