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## get the weather condition (rainy, cloudy) for any given city
## by @limitedmage
import urllib2
def getWeather(city):
#create google weather api url
url = "" + urllib2.quote(city)
# open google weather api url
f = urllib2.urlopen(url)
# if there was an error opening the url, return
return "Error opening url"
# read contents to a string
s =
# extract weather condition data from xml string
weather = s.split("<current_conditions><condition data=\"")[-1].split("\"")[0]
# if there was an error getting the condition, the city is invalid
if weather == "<?xml version=":
return "Invalid city"
#return the weather condition
return weather
def main():
#while True:
# city = raw_input("Give me a city: ")
print "Weather report in chennai"
weather = getWeather('madras')
if __name__ == "__main__":
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