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Mist, 'very poor' air quality continue in Delhi

Mist, ‘very poor’ air quality continue in Delhi

New Delhi: It was a misty morning in the national capital on Wednesday that again witnessed ‘very poor’ air quality with the minimum temperature recorded at 8.4 degrees Celsius, a notch below the season’s average, the Met said. The humidity at 8.30 a.m. was 95 percent, an unfavourable condition for[Read More…]

Flash floods cause havoc in Sydney

Flash floods cause havoc in Sydney

Sydney: Over 500 Australians called for emergency assistance in just two hours after storms lashed Sydney and nearby regions, equalling rainfall of its monthly average in that time, causing floods, power cuts and flight delays on Wednesday, Met said. Australia’s Bureau of Meteorology said it was the region’s wettest November[Read More…]

145 stranded pilot whales die in New Zealand

145 stranded pilot whales die in New Zealand

Wellington: About 145 pilot whales died in New Zealand after being stranded during the weekend on Stewart Island in the extreme south of the country, officials said on Monday. A hiker alerted authorities on Saturday night about the situation of the whales, who were stranded in Mason Bay in two[Read More…]

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