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Fears of tsunami as sea recedes at Kappad Beach in Kozhikode, even as Cyclone Ockhi moves away

Sea water at Kappad beach in Kozhikode suddenly receded by around 100-200 metres, sparking fears of a tsunami on Friday. Express photographer TP Sooraj captured snapshots as a few onlookers curiously watched the exposed parts of the shallow sea bed, instead of running to higher ground for safety.

published on : 1st December 2017

Day two of Ockhi: Fishermen missing at sea but hope floats as Cyclone starts moving away 

Cyclone Ockhi, that killed four people in coastal Kerala and five in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district as of Friday, is moving west­northwestwards towards Lakshadweep in the Arabian Sea today,

published on : 1st December 2017

Heavy rains, strong winds make a comeback in the form of cyclone Ockhi

The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) today said that the deep depression which had formed in the Bay of Bengal near Kanyakumari district in Tamil Nadu, bordering Kerala, on Wednesday has now intensified into a cyclonic storm named Ockhi

published on : 30th November 2017

Pictures from Day 5 of Chennai rains: Evening showers hit city on Friday a day after record rainfall

On the 5th consecutive day of the Chennai rains, the skies opened up yet again late on Friday evening after a day of sunshine, with 55 mm rain recorded ar­o­und 10 pm at Nungambakkam. 

published on : 4th November 2017

The umbrellas are up and the raincoats are on as Chennai welcomes brief rain spells

Chennai got some respite from the 'kathiri' heat as brief spells of rain were observed in parts of the city on Thursday morning. Commuters were seen riding through the rain with their raincoats on and their umbrellas up.

published on : 11th May 2017