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Storm elves and sprites recorded on video


June 11th, 2010 - 4:12 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, June 11 (IANS) Spanish researchers have made a high-speed recording of elves and sprites -- fleeting and luminous electric phenomena produced in the upper layers of the atmosphere -- during storms. ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

President Obama declares major disaster in Pennsylvania


April 17th, 2010 - 3:59 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama declared on Friday that a major disaster exists in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.With the severe winter storms and snowstorms during the period of February ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

President Obama declares major disaster in District of Columbia


March 25th, 2010 - 4:19 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama declared Wednesday that a major disaster exists in the District of Columbia.Federal aid will be supplementing the District’s recovery efforts in the area struck ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Vernal Equinox 2010 Falls On March 20


March 19th, 2010 - 9:17 pm ICT by GD
By Meena Kar Mar 19, (THAINDIAN NEWS) After experiencing several chilly months of winter, people of the North Pole are waiting for the spring season. According to the reports, Saturday, March 20, 2010 ... Read more...

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President Obama declares state of emergency in California


March 9th, 2010 - 2:52 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Obama on Monday declared a state of emergency exists for California after the State was struck by severe winter storms.President Obama ordered Federal aid to supplement ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

2010 El Nino affecting North Pacific Ocean ecosystems adversely


March 4th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, March 4 (ANI): Scientists at NOAA and Scripps Institution of Oceanography, UC San Diego, US, have revealed that the ongoing El Nino of 2010 is affecting north Pacific Ocean ecosystems in ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

President Obama declares major disaster exists in Iowa


March 3rd, 2010 - 1:23 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Barack Obama declared Tuesday that a major disaster exists in the State of Iowa and ordered Federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts.Several Iowa ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Scientists develop easier way to predict snowfall


February 20th, 2010 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Scientists from the University of Utah, US, have developed an easier way for meteorologists to predict snowfall amounts and density.Based on a study of 457 winter storms during ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Record snow in Texas, winter storms hit the Southeast


February 13th, 2010 - 2:41 am ICT by BNO News
DALLAS, TEXAS (BNO NEWS) – Several inches of snowfall have impacted the Dallas-Fort Worth area since Thursday.The National Weather Service confirmed on Friday a record-breaking 24-hour snowfall of 12.5 inches in the ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

Indianapolis road conditions deteriorate during winter storm


February 6th, 2010 - 3:28 am ICT by BNO News
INDIANAPOLIS, INDIANA (BNO NEWS) – Heavy snowfall on Friday caused dangerous road conditions in Indianapolis, Indiana, resulting in property damage and slide-offs.Road conditions are deteriorating quickly in Indianapolis. State Troopers are investigating ... Read more...

Posted in World |

President Obama declares a major disaster exists in New Jersey


February 6th, 2010 - 2:17 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Obama on Friday declared a major disaster exists in the State of New Jersey and ordered federal aid to supplement State and local recovery efforts in ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

President Obama declares a major disaster in North Carolina


February 3rd, 2010 - 4:18 am ICT by BNO News
WASHINGTON, D.C. (BNO NEWS) – President Obama on Tuesday declared a major disaster exists in the State of North Carolina and ordered federal aid to help the State and local recovery efforts ... Read more...

Posted in World News |

North Carolina Governor declares state of emergency in 15 counties


January 23rd, 2010 - 2:35 am ICT by BNO News
RALEIGH, NORTH CAROLINA (BNO NEWS) – North Carolina Governor Bev Perdue on Friday has declared a state of emergency to help fifteen western North Carolina counties to recover from snow and ice ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

California Governor declares state of emergency for San Bernardino County


January 23rd, 2010 - 1:56 am ICT by BNO News
SACRAMENTO (BNO NEWS) –California Governor Arnold Schwarzenegger on Friday declared a state of emergency in San Bernardino County due to a series of winter storms that have hit the west coast.The winter ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

US adults use over 300 billion weather forecasts annually: Survey


June 24th, 2009 - 5:19 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 24 (ANI): Americans use a total of 300 billion weather forecasts in a single year, according to a survey.The new nationwide survey by scientists at the National Center for Atmospheric ... Read more...

Posted in Life Style |

On quake anniversary, China touts disaster relief measures


May 11th, 2009 - 2:47 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 11 (Xinhua) A year after more than 87,000 people were killed or went missing in an earthquake that ravaged China's Sichuan province, Beijing Monday unveiled a white paper highlighting the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Carbon from lush plankton blooms never reaches the deep ocean


May 7th, 2009 - 3:22 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, May 7 (ANI): A new analysis has revealed that most of the carbon from lush plankton blooms, whether artificially fertilized or natural, never reaches the deep ocean.The analysis was based on ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

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...

Posted in National |

Quake won’t have major impact on China’s economy: Experts


May 13th, 2008 - 7:40 pm ICT by admin
Xinhua Beijing, May 13 (Xinhua) The quake that shook the earth in southwest China and left a trail of devastation, killing more than 12,000 people, is not likely to have a major impact ... Read more...

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Information from satellites can help Arctic animals survive killer winter storms


March 19th, 2008 - 1:38 pm ICT by admin
Washington, March 19 (ANI): Researchers at the University of Washington (UW) have indicated that information obtained from passive satellite microwave imagery could help animals in the Arctic survive killer winter storms.Though ... Read more...

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