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MET's new model to predict weather more accurately

A series of erroneous weather forecasts in the past few years has compelled the Indian Meteorological Department to formulate a new long range forecast model, which experts say would help predict......

Cyclone Hudhud? Really? What does that mean?

How can a cyclonic storm that could make landfall at India’s eastern coastline with winds blowing in the range of 120 to 140 km per hour be named Hudhud?A Google search of Hudhud throws up......

Weather satellite INSAT-3D successfully launched

India's advanced weather satellite INSAT-3D has been successfully launched by commercial launch services provider Arianespace from Kourou in French Guiana. INSAT-3D, developed by the Indian Space......

Cyclonic storm 'Mahasen' claims 12 lives in B'desh

At least 12 people were killed on Thursday as cyclonic storm 'Mahasen' battered Bangladesh's southwestern coastlines, forcing authorities to evacuate over one million people from low-lying......

Alert sounded in north-eastern states for cyclone 'Mahasen'

An alert has been sounded across Assam as cyclone 'Mahasen' is likely to hit the north-eastern states on Thursday night, officials have said. All boats and ferry services on Brahmaputra have been......

Early monsoon may bring cyclone too

The Indian Meteorological Department announced that conditions are favourable for further advancement of monsoon to some parts of southwest Bay of Bengal, more parts of southeast and east central......

'Monsoon likely to be normal this year'

This year, the southwest monsoon in India is expected to be normal, at about 100 per cent of the long period average (LPA), according to a senior government official.He added on an average, India......

Cricket Buzz: Rain threatens Kolkata-Punjab IPL qualifier

With heavy rain since Sunday and more being forecast for Tuesday, a cloud of uncertainty looms over the Indian Premier League’s first qualifier between Kolkata Knight Riders and Kings XI......

Storm threat to big Bangladesh v South Africa game

Local forecasters predicted rain and thunderstorms in the capital on Saturday when Bangladesh met South Africa in their must-win World Cup Group B match at Shere Bangla National Stadium.Early in......

Storm may disrupt England-Bangladesh clash

England's World Cup showdown with Bangladesh on Friday could be disrupted by a huge tropical rain storm, forecasters say. "Storms accompanied by hail and rain could well hit any part of the country......

  People speak for bangladesh meteorological department

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Iqbal Seth
Q. What does it takes to name a cyclone?
Iqbal Seth:  A.  more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/what-does-it-takes-to-name-a-cyclone/24380368/answers/

Iqbal Seth
Q. why should pakistan name our indian cyclone / why cant we name it ourselves ?
Iqbal Seth:  A. What's in a name? Well, it can be the the cyclonic storm Nilam which is threatening to cause havoc across Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-should-pakistan-name-our-indian-cyclone--why-cant-we-nam/24380330/answers/24380384

Iqbal Seth
Q. THE STORM WHICH WAS HEADING TOWARDS GUJRAT IS KNOWN AS FATE, HOW IT HAS BEEN DERIVED?
Iqbal Seth:  A. One has always wondered how these cyclones got their names and who selected them. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) says the practice of...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/the-storm-which-was-heading-towards-gujrat-is-known-as-fate-/24380330/answers/17225117

Ramesh Agarwal
Q. why the name laila is given to the cyclone
Ramesh Agarwal:  A. Ever wondered how cyclone Laila that has wreaked havoc in coastal Andhra Pradesh got such a lyrical name? Pakistan may have the answer. The name...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-the-name-laila-is-given-to-the-cyclone/17225002/answers/17155302

  Web results for Bangladesh Meteorological Department
Mercury drops to 7.6 degrees in Supaul

Bihar continued to shiver as intense cold and chilly winds swept the state today with the mercury dropping to 7.6 degrees Celsius (C) at Supaul.... ...

http://www.netindia123.com/netindia/showdetails.asp?id=2515326&n_date=20141221&cat=India
Celsius on cloud see-saw

A cyclonic circulation over Bangladesh led to a cloud cover over the city that kept the temperature low for most part of the day but pushed the... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141215/jsp/calcutta/story_3682.jsp
Scientists

Kolkata, Dec 8 Can gardens fight climate change in India? Actually, home gardens (HGs) in rural areas can be strategically managed to tackle... ...

http://www.prokerala.com/news/articles/a511397.html
Quake in N-E India; Bangladesh, Myanmar Also Feel Tremors

Three earthquakes hit India's north-eastern region on Thursday night and Friday morning, an official said. Representational Image Reuters... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/earthquakes-shake-northeast-india-bangladesh-myanmar-also-feel-tremors-614721
Bay belt brings rain chance

A low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal may bring light showers from Wednesday evening and cause the Celsius to fall during the day and rise at... ...

http://www.telegraphindia.com/1141105/jsp/calcutta/story_18999486.jsp

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