Andaman Sea

Heavy rain expected in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry

Heavy rain expected in Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, Puducherry

Relief and restoration work is on at Kanniyakumari district, which was battered by Ochki cyclone on Friday.

Dec 02, 2017, 16:38 PM IST
Myanmar recovers more bodies from crashed military plane

Myanmar recovers more bodies from crashed military plane

Myanmar authorities had rejected offers of help from several countries including China, the state-run newspaper Global New Light of Myanmar said on Sunday.
 

Jun 12, 2017, 10:59 AM IST

Mass funeral held for victims of Myanmar plane crash as storm slows search

Most of the 31 dead retrieved from the Andaman Sea so far have been women and children after a fraught search by navy ships.

Jun 09, 2017, 15:36 PM IST

Hunt for Myanmar plane wreck survivors enters third day

Search and rescue efforts for a plane that crashed off Myanmar`s southern coast entered a third day on Friday, as hopes faded of finding survivors after 31 bodies were pulled from the water.

Jun 09, 2017, 10:19 AM IST

Desperate wait as bodies retrieved from Myanmar plane wreck

Hundreds of people gathered on a beach in southern Myanmar on Thursday desperately waiting for news of their loved ones as the first bodies arrived from the wreck of a military plane that crashed with more than 120 people on board.

Jun 08, 2017, 17:18 PM IST
Myanmar`s military finds crashed Chinese-made plane, bodies in Andaman Sea

Myanmar`s military finds crashed Chinese-made plane, bodies in Andaman Sea

Myanmar`s military fleet has a chequered recent history of plane crashes.

Jun 08, 2017, 08:36 AM IST

IMD warns fishermen not to venture into sea on May 14-15

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Sunday said the Southwest monsoon has advanced into parts of southeast Bay of Bengal, Nicobar Islands, south Andaman Sea and parts of north Andaman Sea.

May 14, 2017, 18:42 PM IST

Heavy rains likely in Odisha due to new low pressure area

The northern and southern region of Odisha is likely to experience heavy rainfall in the next 24 hours due to formation of new low pressure area over north Andaman sea and adjoining area.

Sep 19, 2015, 16:06 PM IST

'Myanmar lands over 700 migrants from seized boat'

Myanmar on Wednesday landed a boat with 727 migrants on board in the country`s western Rakhine state, after keeping the vessel at sea for days, a Reuters witness said.

Jun 03, 2015, 14:09 PM IST

Myanmar escorting boat crammed with migrants to "safe" area

 Myanmar said a boat crammed with 727 migrants that it has kept stranded at sea for days was being escorted to a "safe" area for identity checks, bringing fresh criticism that it was only prolonging the suffering of people desperate to come ashore. 

Jun 02, 2015, 18:07 PM IST

Myanmar navy escorting boat with 727 migrants to Bangladesh waters: Minister

 Myanmar`s navy is escorting a boat crammed with 727 abandoned migrants to the waters of neighbouring Bangladesh, four days after intercepting it in the Andaman Sea, the country`s information minister said on Tuesday.

Jun 02, 2015, 13:46 PM IST

Myanmar says `ready to provide humanitarian help to boat migrants`

Myanmar said Wednesday it was "ready to provide humanitarian assistance" to boatpeople, in its most conciliatory comments yet as several Southeast Asian neighbours meet to discuss the boat crisis gripping the region.

May 20, 2015, 09:22 AM IST

Hundreds of "boat people" land in Indonesia

Hundreds of Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants landed in Indonesia`s northwestern Aceh province early on Wednesday, an Indonesian search and rescue official said.

May 20, 2015, 09:19 AM IST

10 Rohingya migrants aboard ''ferry of death'' die post drifting in Andaman sea for 2 months

 A boat crammed with dozens of Rohingya migrants, including many young children, was reportedly found sailing in Thai waters yesterday, with passengers claiming that at least 10 people, who were travelling with them, had died over the past few days.

May 15, 2015, 12:04 PM IST

Asian nations must help save migrants at sea: US

The United States on Thursday urged Southeast Asian nations to work together to save hundreds of migrants abandoned by people smugglers in rickety boats adrift in the Andaman Sea.

May 15, 2015, 00:48 AM IST
At least 10 dead as Myanmar migrants stuck in Andaman sea with no food, water

At least 10 dead as Myanmar migrants stuck in Andaman sea with no food, water

At least 10 people have died after a wooden fishing boat carrying about 350 Myanmar migrants of the Muslim Rohingya minority was abandoned by the crew.

May 14, 2015, 18:04 PM IST

Israeli girl dies in Thai ferry fire: Police

A 12-year-old Israeli girl who was reported missing after a blaze destroyed a ferry packed with tourists in southern Thailand has been found dead, police said on Thursday.

Apr 09, 2015, 11:50 AM IST
Many areas in cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam still struggle for essentials

Many areas in cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam still struggle for essentials

Four days have passed since Cyclone Hudhud struck Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh, but still there are areas in and around the city where power is yet to be restored.

Oct 16, 2014, 09:19 AM IST

Depression intensifies into a cyclonic storm over Andaman Sea

the deep depression over the North Andaman Sea has intensified into a cyclonic storm and is centred over the Southeast Bay of Bengal at about 1,000 km East South East of Visakhapatnam.

Oct 08, 2014, 23:29 PM IST

Deep depression in Gopalpur

The depression formed over north Andaman Sea on Tuesday moved west-northwestwards during past six hours and intensified into a deep depression and lay centered about 1260 km Southeast of Gopalpur coast of Odisha, the latest bulletin issued by the IMD said.

Oct 08, 2014, 00:40 AM IST