Monday 29 December 2014
 
»
Tag
 
»
monsoon

70pc chance of El Nino this year: forecast

The US weather forecaster said there was an increased likelihood of an El Nino weather phenomenon striking during the Northern Hemisphere summer in its monthly outlook on Thursday. The Climate Prediction Center, an agency of the N

More…

Monsoon rains swamp Manila, markets shut

Deadly torrential rains submerged much of the Philippine capital and surrounding areas on Tuesday, forcing nearly 270,000 people to flee their homes with more flooding expected in the north of the country as a tropical storm passes through the r

More…

India's monsoon rains to arrive on time

India's 2012 monsoon rains are likely to hit the southern coast on time on June 1, the weather department said on Tuesday, brightening farm output prospects as farmers can plant crops like cotton and paddy on time and reap good yields. The

More…

Tens of thousands flee Bangkok floods

Traffic clogged roads out of the Thai capital on Friday as tens of thousands of people fled ahead of a high tide expected to worsen floods that have inundated factories and prompted foreign governments to warn their citizens to stay away.

More…

Alhokair plans to open 400 new stores

Saudi Arabia-based retailer Fawaz Abdulaziz Alhokair Company plans to open 400 new stores within the next two years both at home and abroad and does not see demand in the kingdom declining anytime soon, its top executive said on Monday.  

More…

Thai floods wreak more havoc, Bangkok safe now

Floods in Thailand engulfed another industrial estate on Sunday but the capital, Bangkok, appears for now to have escaped the devastation seen elsewhere in the country despite heavy monsoon rain and water streaming towards it from the north.

More…

Salalah 'Khareef Festival' from July 1

Oman’s Ministry of Tourism will host the Khareef Festival, one of the top touristic events of Salalah, from July 1. The festival, which will run for 30 days, draws visitors from neighboring Arab countries and around the world to the Dhofar

More…

Monsoon rains hit India two days early

India's annual monsoon rains have hit the southern state of Kerala two days earlier than expected, weather officials said on Sunday, boosting prospects for a harvest that could spur Asia's third-largest economy. The July-September monsoon

More…

Farming boost as normal monsoon likely in India

India on Tuesday forecast normal rains for the 2011 monsoon, strengthening the prospects of a plentiful farm output. Rainfall is likely to be 98 percent of the long-term average, Earth Sciences Minister Pawan Kumar Bansal told reporters, a

More…

Salalah festival ‘to draw record crowds’

Visitors to the annual Khareef Festival in Salalah, Oman’s second largest city, is expected to increase this year, said the organisers. The Khareef Festival, held in the mountains of southern Oman to celebrate the monsoon, started in June,

More…
 1 2 3 4 5 >  Last ›

calendarCalendar of Events

Ads