Bay of Bengal

Bangladesh sends more Rohingya refugees to new island amid criticism from human rights bodies

The government has said the arrangement is good for the refugees and the island is designed to offer better living conditions.

published on : 15th February 2021

Narco trafficking through Bay of Bengal maritime route a new challenge: NCB chief Rakesh Asthana

The Myanmar official urged India to develop frequent information exchange on trafficking of drugs and precursor smuggling activities at every level.

published on : 11th December 2020

Four of five cyclones this year were in severe cyclonic storms category and above

Formation of cyclones is not uncommon in the Arabian Sea during the pre-monsoon period and in the Bay of Bengal during the post-monsoon months of October to December.

published on : 6th December 2020

Cyclone ‘Burevi’ forms in Bay of Bengal, likely to hit South Tamil Nadu on December 4

Kerala can expect strong winds, heavy to very heavy rainfall with isolated extremely heavy rainfall from December 2

published on : 1st December 2020

NCMC reviews situation in TN, Kerala, Lakshadweep in view of possible heavy to very heavy rains

The secretaries from the ministries of Civil Aviation, Telecommunication, Power, Home, NDMA and the representative of Ministry of Defence also briefed the NCMC about their preparedness.

published on : 1st December 2020

Fingers crossed in Kerala as deep depression over Bay of Bengal set to turn into cyclone

South Kerala is expected to bear the brunt in the form of extreme heavy rainfall, strong winds and rough sea conditions, though the cyclone is expected to make landfall on the south Tamil Nadu coast

published on : 1st December 2020

Tamil Nadu braces for another cyclonic storm, flood scare eases in Pulicat island

Latest satellite and ship observations indicate that the depression over the southeast Bay of Bengal has moved west ­northwestwards and lies centred at about 710 km of Trincomalee.

published on : 30th November 2020

Tamil Nadu, Kerala to face heavy downpours as fresh cyclonic storm brewing in Bay of Bengal

Heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places with isolated extremely heavy rainfall is very likely over south Tamil Nadu and south Kerala on December 2

published on : 30th November 2020

Brace for another depression ahead, from the Bay of Bengal

The weather system has formed over south Andaman sea and its neighbourhood, said N Puviarasan, director of Area Cyclone Warning Centre at Regional Meteorological Centre.

published on : 30th November 2020

Rains likely in TN, Kerala, coastal Andhra as low pressure over Bay of Bengal turns well marked

Under the influence of the system, light to moderate rainfall or thundershower is likely over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and Karaikal till December 3.

published on : 29th November 2020

New low pressure forms off TN coast, Bay of Bengal cooking up more storms than usual

Officials said heavy to very heavy rains are likely to occur at isolated places over South Tamil Nadu from December 1

published on : 28th November 2020

UPDATES | Cyclone Nivar crosses coast near Puducherry as very severe cyclonic storm with wind speed of 120-130 kmph

Cyclone Nivar has weakened to a Severe cyclonic storm category after making landfall and is expected to move north-northwest wards and weaken further.

published on : 25th November 2020

Cyclone Nivar Updates | Tamil Nadu gears up to face impact

With Cyclone Nivar is expected to make landfall by Wednesday evening, the IMD has issued heavy and very heavy rainfall alert to many districts in Tamil Nadu.

published on : 24th November 2020

Cyclonic storm likely to cross over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry on November 25

Fishermen have been advised to stay off the sea and local authorities said they have also advised fishermen who have already set out for fishing to return.

published on : 22nd November 2020

India, US, Japan and Australia kick-start Malabar naval exercise in Bay of Bengal

The mega exercise is taking place at a time India and China are locked in a nearly six-month-long bitter border standoff in eastern Ladakh.

published on : 4th November 2020
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