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Britain braces for Arctic cold


April 14th, 2012 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
London, April 14 (IANS) Britain is bracing for another bout of Arctic weather over the next few days with temperatures plunging to their lowest since Christmas.Fierce winds will roar in ... Read more...

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Man survive two months in car in -30C


February 20th, 2012 - 9:00 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 20 (IANS) A Swedish man was pulled of a snow-covered car after having survived two months in sub-zero temperatures.Peter Skyllberg, 44, had eaten nothing but handfuls of snow ... Read more...

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Kargil freezes at minus 25, lowest of the season


January 30th, 2012 - 1:30 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 30 (IANS) At minus 25 degrees Celsius, Kargil town in the Ladakh region Monday recorded the lowest temperature of the season anywhere in Jammu and Kashmir so far ... Read more...

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Kashmir Valley continues to be in deep freeze


January 28th, 2012 - 4:33 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) Minimum temperatures continued to remain much below the freezing point in Srinagar and other parts of Kashmir Valley Saturday. The Met office here said weather will ... Read more...

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Himachal braves cold, marks Republic Day (Lead)


January 26th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 26 (IANS) Braving bone-biting cold in sub-zero temperatures, people Thursday celebrated Republic Day across Himachal Pradesh though mercury dipped in many places.Governor Urmila Singh unfurled the ... Read more...

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A bright sun warms, but freeze continues in north India (Roundup)


January 23rd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 23 (IANS) A bright sun broke through the cold winter chill in Punjab, Haryana and the national capital Monday, providing relief after many days, but intense cold ... Read more...

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Faith cuts through cold at Kashmiri saint’s Urs (With Images)


January 21st, 2012 - 12:15 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 21 (IANS) Hundreds of Hindus and Muslims from across the valley are thronging the shrine of Kashmiri saint Sheikh Hamza Makhdoom on his 10-day Urs here, braving sub-zero ... Read more...

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Extreme cold continues in Himachal


January 20th, 2012 - 12:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 20 (IANS) There was no respite from the extreme cold in Himachal Pradesh Friday with people in the mid and high hills suffering in the sub-zero temperatures. This ... Read more...

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Chandigarh, Punjab get rain


January 15th, 2012 - 5:32 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 15 (IANS) Chandigarh and its surrounding areas experienced moderate rainfall in the past 12 hours till Sunday morning.Met officials here said that 1.4 mm of rain was recorded ... Read more...

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Kashmir plunged into darkness; web, mobile links snapped


January 7th, 2012 - 7:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 7 (IANS) The Kashmir Valley Saturday was isolated from the rest of the country and the world, its internet and mobile phone links silenced, as main power transmission ... Read more...

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Maximum temperatures dip in Punjab, Haryana


January 4th, 2012 - 7:50 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 4 (IANS) After getting a respite from low and sub-zero temperatures in the past one week, Punjab, Haryana and Chandigarh saw a sharp drop in the maximum temperatures ... Read more...

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Himachal’s high hills record sub-zero temperatures


January 3rd, 2012 - 9:30 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Jan 3 (IANS) Intense cold wave conditions continued in most parts of Himachal Pradesh Tuesday with the higher reaches recording sub-zero temperatures.The Met office forecast a further fall in ... Read more...

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Dense fog in Punjab, Haryana


January 3rd, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 3 (IANS) Dense fog engulfed several parts of Punjab and Haryana Tuesday morning as cold wave conditions continued in both states.Weather officials here said the minimum temperatures at ... Read more...

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Rain and snow to lash Kashmir beginning Wednesday


January 2nd, 2012 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 2 (IANS) Even as sub-zero temperatures continue across the Kashmir Valley and the Ladakh region, the weather office Monday said rain and snow were likely to lash the ... Read more...

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Punjab, Haryana, Chandigarh slightly warmer


January 1st, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 1 (IANS) Most places across Punjab and Haryana were slightly warmer Sunday compared to the low and sub-zero temperatures recorded in the past week.Met centre officials said here ... Read more...

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PM begins new year with prayers at Golden Temple (Lead)


January 1st, 2012 - 10:18 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Jan 1 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh began the new year Sunday by offering prayers at Harmandar Sahib, the holiest of Sikh shrines, popularly known as the Golden ... Read more...

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PM arrives in Amritsar; to pray at Golden Temple Sunday (Lead)


December 31st, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 31 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in this Sikh holy city Saturday evening and will be offering prayers at the Harmandar Sahib, the holiest of Sikh ... Read more...

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PM to begin New Year with prayers at Golden Temple


December 31st, 2011 - 12:24 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Dec 31 (IANS) With his government having faced a tough year, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wants to usher in the new year with prayers at the Harmandar Sahib, ... Read more...

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Amritsar shivers at minus 2.1 degrees


December 30th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 30 (IANS) Punjab's Sikh holy city of Amritsar recorded the lowest minimum temperature of this season as the mercury slipped to minus 2.1 degrees Celsius Friday, almost freezing ... Read more...

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Haryana changes school timings due to cold wave


December 28th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 28 (IANS) The Haryana education department Wednesday announced a change in the timings for government and private schools in the state due to the prevailing cold wave conditions."In ... Read more...

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Cold comfort: Kashmir battles chill sans power (Lead, with images)


December 28th, 2011 - 3:07 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Perhaps the only thing more numbing than Kashmir's winter is the state government's apathy. Despite official assurances of uninterrupted power supply and of meeting any shortfall ... Read more...

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Cold comfort: Kashmir battles chill sans power


December 28th, 2011 - 2:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Dec 28 (IANS) Perhaps the only thing more numbing than Kashmir's winter is the state government's apathy. Despite official assurances of uninterrupted power supply and of meeting any shortfall ... Read more...

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Icy winds sweep Himachal towns


December 26th, 2011 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, Dec 26 (IANS) Icy winds enveloped the snow-covered hills and swept down across most of Himachal Pradesh Monday, with most parts recording sub-zero temperatures.Shimla saw a some decline in ... Read more...

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Snowless but bone-chilling Christmas in north India (Roundup)


December 25th, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 25 (IANS) Snowfall eluded north India this Christmas despite bone-chilling cold, with sub-zero temperatures in several places. It was the coldest Christmas in Delhi in the ... Read more...

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Britain braces for a white Christmas


December 5th, 2011 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
London, Dec 5 (IANS) Most parts of northern Britain were Monday covered with snow and ice as temperatures plummeted across the country.After the second-warmest November since records began to be ... Read more...

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Prince Harry didn’t tell queen about his Arctic trip


August 15th, 2011 - 10:32 am ICT by IANS
London, Aug 15 (IANS) Prince Harry, who went on a charity trip to the Arctic earlier this year, kept the visit secret from his grandmother Queen Elizabeth as he believed ... Read more...

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Scientists find strong evidence for presence of liquid water in comet


April 6th, 2011 - 3:13 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, April 6 (ANI): University of Arizona scientists have found convincing evidence for the presence of liquid water in a comet.The finding has shattered the current paradigm that comets never get ... Read more...

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Army rescues tourists stranded in Tawang


February 18th, 2011 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) Thirteen tourists, among them two women, stranded at a remote location in Tawang district of Arunachal Pradesh due to heavy snowfall, were rescued by ... Read more...

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Sun shines bright on Kashmir after rain, snow


February 8th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 8 (IANS) Bright sunshine greeted the Kashmir Valley Tuesday after two days of incessant rains and snow. Dry weather is expected here for now."The western disturbance active over Kashmir has ... Read more...

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Temperatures rise in Jammu and Kashmir, but cold stays


February 3rd, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Feb 3 (IANS) The minimum temperatures across Jammu and Kashmir rose Thursday after weeks of harsh winter chill, but things may be different as the weatherman Thursday forecast rain and snow ... Read more...

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Relief in Valley as mercury rises to minus 1.4


January 29th, 2011 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 29 (IANS) People in Kashmir Valley got some relief from the freezing chill of the past two months as the night temperature Friday markedly rose to minus 1.4 degrees Celsius, ... Read more...

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Frozen taps, chilling winds hit life in north (Roundup)


January 16th, 2011 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 16 (IANS) Frozen taps, more snow and rain Sunday caught the people helpless in the Himalayan hill towns while the continuing snowfall caused chilling winds in the plains, where ... Read more...

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Kashmir freezes over, Pahalgam minus 16.1


January 16th, 2011 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Srinagar, Jan 16 (IANS) The bitter chill returned to Kashmir Valley Sunday with Pahalgam hill station being the coldest at minus 16.1 degrees Celsius and water in the taps freezing in Srinagar ... Read more...

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Army ski expedition hoists Indian flag at South Pole


January 15th, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 15 (IANS) The Indian Army Saturday achieved another adventure feat when its skiing expedition to Antarctica reached the geographic South Pole and marked it by observing the 63rd Army ... Read more...

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13 more die as freezing winter marches on (Roundup)


January 9th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) Winter continued its relentless onslaught in the north Sunday, claiming 13 more lives in Uttar Pradesh and taking the toll in the state to 82. People shivered ... Read more...

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