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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
From Prediction to Preparedness

A day before the world celebrated the International Day for Disaster Reduction, India battled with what would have been one of the worst disasters... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/columns/From-Prediction-to-Preparedness/2014/10/25/article2491573.ece
Pakistan praises IMD for Hudhud forecast

NEW DELHI: (IMD) director-general got a telephone call earlier this week from Pakistan. His counterpart, Arif Mahmood, had called up to... ...

http://economictimes.indiatimes.com/news/politics-and-nation/Pakistan-praises-India-Meteorological-Department-for-cyclone-Hudhud-forecast/articleshow/44844268.cms
Govt Should Build on Disaster Preparedness

The worst of Cyclone Hudhud seems to be over, though it will take weeks to assess the damage it caused in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh. Tens of... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/editorials/Govt-Should-Build-on-Disaster-Preparedness/2014/10/14/article2476063.ece
Cyclone Hudhud Named after Israel's National Bird Hoopoe

Many must have wondered how the ferocious cyclone Hudhud was christened and what lies behind its name. Israel's national bird Hoopoe.... ...

http://www.ibtimes.co.in/ferocious-cyclone-hudhud-named-after-israels-national-bird-hoopoe-611062
Stormy Affair

HYDERABAD : Names like Nisha, Bijli, Alia, Nargis, Laila, Nilam, Mala and Rashmi may bring to mind some aunty who is your mother's friend or a... ...

http://www.newindianexpress.com/cities/hyderabad/Stormy-Affair/2014/10/13/article2475266.ece

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