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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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Cold Wave continues unabated across North India (Roundup)


January 9th, 2012 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) The cold wave in North India continued unabated Monday with icy winds and bone-chilling temperatures across the region and at least 140 deaths, mostly of ... Read more...

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Teraflops for non-flop rain forecast (With ‘No need to fear drought or flood this year: Earth Sciences Minister’)


July 31st, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 31 (IANS) Indian meteorologists have weathered many jokes whenever they failed to accurately forecast monsoon rainfall. Their problem is that they still depend on an old statistical ... Read more...

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Weekend rains may give Punjab, Haryana some respite


May 20th, 2011 - 3:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, May 20 (IANS) People in Punjab and Haryana may get a brief respite from scorching heat as the weathermen here have forecast a light to moderate rainfall over the ... Read more...

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Hot, humid day in Delhi, mist morning Saturday (Lead)


October 8th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) The national capital remained hot and humid Friday with humidity level at a high of 95 percent, the weather office said. It forecast mist Saturday morning clear ... Read more...

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Incessant rains lash Chandigarh, more expected (Lead)


September 22nd, 2010 - 10:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Sep 22 (IANS) Incessant rainfall for last two days virtually derailed the normal life in this union territory Wednesday leading to traffic jams and waterlogging in different parts of the ... Read more...

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Heavy rains in Delhi, more to come (Second Lead)


September 1st, 2010 - 8:30 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 1 (IANS) Delhi witnessed heavy downpour Wednesday after nearly five days of hot and humid weather, bringing much-needed relief to the residents. The weatherman has forecast more rains till ... Read more...

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BBC apologizes after weatherman ‘flips finger’ live on air


August 18th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 18 (ANI): The BBC has been forced to apologise to viewers after one its weathermen was caught giving the finger live on air.Tomasz Schafermaker made the gesture at presenters Simon ... Read more...

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Rain, high humidity in Delhi (Lead)


July 12th, 2010 - 10:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) Delhi Monday saw rains in some parts of the city, while humidity at a high of 90 percent made people sweat. According to an official of the India ... Read more...

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Morning rainfall greets Chandigarh, surrounding areas


July 11th, 2010 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 11 (IANS) Moderate to heavy rainfall greeted Chandigarh and its surrounding areas Sunday morning, making the weather somewhat cool and pleasant. However, it was soon followed by bright sunshine.Weathermen have ... Read more...

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Federal Government Operations Remain Closed On Wednesday Too


February 10th, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Feb 10, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The snowstorm that has made a mess of the public life in Washington continues to affect government work and civic life on Wednesday. The Federal government ... Read more...

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No respite from fog for Delhiites, flights badly hit


January 24th, 2010 - 5:23 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Jan.24 (ANI): Despite anticipating some relief from a bad weather for last few weeks, there has been no respite for people here in the national capital from spine-chilling winds and ... Read more...

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Chinese weathermen on guard against bad weather on National Day


October 1st, 2009 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, Oct 1 (IANS) Nearly 400 scientists, satellites, cloud-probing lasers and a squadron of transport planes to sprinkle liquid nitrogen on clouds were deployed in Beijing with one mission - to ... Read more...

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No respite from heat for Delhiites


May 18th, 2009 - 3:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) Delhiites will have to face scorching heat till the weekend with no signs of rainfall, the meteorological department forecast Monday. The maximum temperature recorded Monday was 41 ... Read more...

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No respite from heat, Delhi experiences hottest day in 50 years


April 29th, 2009 - 8:50 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 29 (ANI): Majority of Delhiites remained indoors or used protective gears, as the national capital experienced the hottest day of April in last 50 years with mercury touching 43.5 ... Read more...

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Clouds cover Delhi, temperature likely to rise


December 17th, 2008 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 17 (IANS) Clouds that covered the capital Wednesday morning brought some respite from the chilly winds that had been blowing for the last two days. The weathermen said the ... Read more...

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Seven soldiers, three porters killed in Kashmir avalanche


November 19th, 2008 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Nov 19 (IANS) Seven soldiers of the Indian Army and three porters were killed in avalanches near the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshehra Nar area in Bandipore district of Jammu ... Read more...

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Palins words may backfire on McCain


October 7th, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 7 (ANI): Republican vice presidential candidate Sarah Palin has targeted key goals for John McCains faltering campaign by claiming that Democrat Barack Obama is palling around with terrorists and ... Read more...

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Tropical storm brings Hong Kong to a halt


June 25th, 2008 - 1:35 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Hong Kong, June 25 (DPA) Schools were closed, ferries grounded and dozens of flights cancelled or delayed Wednesday as Hong Kong was side-swiped by its first severe tropical storm of the year. ... Read more...

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Gusty winds, heavy rains hit Tamil Nadu’s fishing industry


November 14th, 2007 - 8:21 am ICT by admin
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