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Moderate quake hits Pakistan

A moderate intensity earthquake shook parts of Pakistan Monday, according to the Meteorological Department.Quake hits North IndiaThe quake, measuring 5.1 on the Richter scale, was felt at 1434......

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......

Will army's flood relief operations win over Kashmiri hearts?

The floods that engulfed the state of Jammu and Kashmir have been unprecedented in its history. In fact, the deluge of rains suffered by the state was at par --- and in some case, far worse ---......

Will army's flood relief operations win over Kashmiri hearts?

The floods that engulfed the state of Jammu and Kashmir have been unprecedented in its history. In fact, the deluge of rains suffered by the state was at par --- and in some case, far worse ---......

Heavy rains kill nearly 40 in Pakistan

Near 40 people including children died due to heavy monsoon rains and related accidents in Pakistan, a police official said on Thursday. Most of the people have died because of the roof collapsing......

Rain respite soon for farmers

This piece of forecast from the India Meteorological Department and the European Centre for Medium-Range weather Forecasts may bring cheer to Indian farmers, who have been reeling under hostile......

'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......

CII's 5-point plan to counter rising prices, scanty rainfall

The common man is quaking. The government is worried. And the industry is concerned, too. The reason: Deficient rainfall and soaring food prices. With the south-west monsoon not reviving and the......

Bouncy pitch awaits SA, Holland in Mohali

With the city receiving showers till Tuesday and the conditions overcast in the past few days, it was a sigh of relief for the local organisers when sun came out on Wednesday morning, ahead of the......

  People speak for pakistan 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

vasu
Q. Why the Cyclone is named as Laila ?
Vasu:  A. Eight countries have provided a list of names to the Indian Meteorological Department . Each name has it's turn. Now it's the turn of the name...... more

http://qna.rediff.com/questions-and-answers/why-the-cyclone-is-named-as-laila-/17155275/answers/17129726

  Web results for Pakistan Meteorological Department
Pakistan praises India Meteorological Department for cyclone 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
Did IPCC go hyper on glaciers?

Karakoram's ironic glacial bloat casts doubts on the panel's research method The Karakoram mountain range that runs along the borders of India,... ...

http://www.bangaloremirror.com/others/sci-tech/IPCC-Karakoram-glaciers-Nature-Geoscience/articleshow/44815716.cms
Why Himalayan glaciers are expanding instead of shrinking

Scientists' observations in the Karakoram region have revealed that the glaciers there were stable, and snowfall is increasing instead of... ...

http://www.sify.com/news/why-himalayan-glaciers-are-expanding-instead-of-shrinking-news-international-okonanecbfgfb.html
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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