Two killed in Bengal as lightning strikes, rains

Kolkata: Two persons were killed on Friday after being struck by lightning in East Burdwan district of West Bengal, as rain and thunderstorms lashed Kolkata and other districts, disrupting normal life including train services, officials said. A 19-year-old boy and a 39-year-old man died when they were struck by lightning in Budbud area A 19-year-old More...

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By Agencies On Thursday, February 28th, 2019
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Fresh snowfall in Himachal intensifies cold

Shimla: The cold wave intensified in Himachal Pradesh on Thursday with several places in the state witnessing more spells of snow in the past 24 hours. Keylong, headquarters of Lahaul and Spiti district, was the More...

By Agencies On Thursday, February 14th, 2019
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Kalpa, hills near Manali wrapped in white blanket

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh’s tourist destination Kalpa and hills overlooking Manali received more snow on Thursday, and the Met Office forecast widespread rain and snow till February 15. While Manali saw mild More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Saturday, February 9th, 2019
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Himachal Pradesh receives more snow, temp drops further

Shimla: Himachal Pradesh’s popular tourist destinations Kufri and Dalhousie received more snowfall on Saturday leading to a drop in temperatures by several notches. Picturesque tourist resort Dalhousie recorded More...

By Agencies On Tuesday, February 5th, 2019
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Milky Way galaxy is ‘warped, twisted’ not flat

Sydney: The Milky Way’s disk of stars is not stable or flat but instead becomes increasingly “warped” and twisted far away from the galaxy’s centre, according to astronomers. The new 3D map More...

By Agencies On Thursday, January 31st, 2019
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Gigantic cavity in Antarctic glacier signals rapid decay

Washington: Scientists from NASA have discovered a gigantic cavity, almost 300 metres tall, growing at the bottom of the Thwaites Glacier in West Antarctica, indicating acceleration in rising global sea levels due More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Tuesday, January 29th, 2019
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Cold wave grips J&K, Drass in Ladakh records minus 30.4

Srinagar: A severe cold wave tightened its grip on Jammu and Kashmir on Tuesday even as the Met forecast another spell of moderate snowfall beginning late on Wednesday. Moderate snowfall is likely to occur in plains More...

By Agencies On Monday, January 28th, 2019
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Rise in temperature, rain likely in Delhi

New Delhi: The minimum temperature would increase by 3-4 degrees Celsius from Wednesday, bringing relief to people from the current cold wave conditions in the national capital, the Met said on Monday. Rain and More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Sunday, January 27th, 2019
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Drass in Ladakh region coldest at minus 28.7 degrees

Srinagar: Drass town in Jammu and Kashmir’s Ladakh region was coldest in the state on Sunday with a minimum temperature of minus 28.7 degrees Celsius, the weather office said. Drass recorded minus 10.1 degrees More...

By Indileak Web Desk On Sunday, January 27th, 2019
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Keylong in Himachal freezes at minus 17 degrees

Shimla: Icy winds swept across Himachal Pradesh with temperatures remaining below the freezing point in most places, a weather official said. Keylong was the coldest in the state at a low of minus 17 degree Celsius. Kalpa More...