International Fleet Review in Bay of Bengal

Check out the preparations of International fleet review in Bay of Bengal.

Indo-Japan Coast Guard joint exercise to be held on January 15

A joint sea exercise between Indian and Japanese Coast Guards will be held on January 15 here, aimed at strengthening relationship and refine the joint operating procedures between the coast guards of the two nations.

Tamil Nadu received 53% more rain than average in 2015: Met dept

The devastating rains that created havoc in Chennai and neighbouring districts earlier this month, was due to slow movement of weaker systems present over Bay of Bengal which subsequently led to 53 percent higher rainfall than the average, the weather office said on Thursday.

Trough over Bay of Bengal to weaken: IMD

However, coastal districts Cuddalore and Nagapattinam and Puducherry and Karaikal districts will be lashed by heavy rains as the weather circulation has moved to the central part of TN.

Puducherry pounded by 83.4 cm rainfall in November alone

Union Territory of Puducherry, which would normally receive an average 76.7 cms of rainfall during north east monsoon (October to December), recorded as much as 83.4 cm rains in the month of November.

Rain lash many parts of Tamil Nadu

Sharp showers continued to lash many parts of the state, including Chennai, resulting in water-logging in many areas and forcing closure of schools in the city even as the weather office forecast more rains.

Possibility of heavy to very heavy rains in Tamil Nadu for next 2 days

The low pressure over Bay of Bengal will bring rains to Tamil Nadu and Puduchery on Sunday, the Regional Meteorological Center on Saturday said, warning of 'heavy to very heavy rains' for the two days.

Tamil Nadu govt pegs flood damage at Rs 8,481 crore, Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi
Tamil Nadu govt pegs flood damage at Rs 8,481 crore, Jayalalithaa writes to PM Modi

With the North East Monsoon leaving a trail of destruction in Tamil Nadu, the state government on Monday pegged the damage at Rs 8,481 crore, with Chief Minister J Jayalalithaa urging Prime Minister Narendra Modi to immediately release Rs 2,000 crore to sustain relief work.

Heavy rain continues to disrupt life in Chennai; waterlogging at several places
Heavy rain continues to disrupt life in Chennai; waterlogging at several places

In Tamil Nadu, rain has stopped in most parts of the state. 

Respite in rain in TN, Puducherry after deep depression makes landfall
Respite in rain in TN, Puducherry after deep depression makes landfall

There was a respite in rain in coastal parts of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry Tuesday morning after a deep depression made a landfall yesterday.

Heavy rain dampens Diwali spirit, shoppers inconvenienced

Last-minute Diwali shoppers had a harrowing time as incessant rains brought Chennai to a virtual standstill with clogged roads leading to traffic snarls and affecting free movement in the busy areas.

Deep depression may trigger rain in Odisha, fishermen asked to be cautious

A deep depression over the Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger rain or thundershower coupled with gusty surface winds in some parts of Odisha.

Cyclone to hit Bay of Bengal tonight, may impact Tamil Nadu?

The Weather department has cautioned the citizens of Chennai about a cyclone that might hit the bay of Chennai by tonight.

Massive cyclone likely to hit Tamil Nadu, state on high alert
Massive cyclone likely to hit Tamil Nadu, state on high alert

All schools & colleges in Chennai to remain close on Monday in view of heavy rainfall in the coastal districts of Tamil Nadu.

NHRC seeks report over discontinuation of sea patrolling along Odisha coast

The NHRC has sought a report from the Indian Coast Guard and the Odisha government over discontinuation of sea patrolling along the Odisha coast in the Bay of Bengal.

Flight of Nirbhay missile aborted nearly 12 minutes after launch

Flight of Nirbhay missile aborted nearly 12 minutes after launch

RIL, ONGC share gas fields: D&M

ONGC had in 2013 claimed that RIL had deliberately drilled wells close to the common boundary of the blocks and that some gas it pumped out was from its adjoining block.

Indian Navy man's mother fights 22-year-long battle for truth

It has been 22 years since Amar Paladhe, a clearance diver working for the Indian Navy, died during an exercise in the Bay of Bengal, but his gutsy mother Anuradha says she is far from getting a closure and continues to seek answers on what led to her son's demise.

Heavy to very heavy rainfall likely in Odisha

 Heavy to very heavy rainfall coupled with gusty surface wind, is likely to lash parts of Odisha due to a low pressure that may turn the sea condition rough.

Rains return to Rajasthan, to cover whole state in 3 days

After over a month of dry spell, rains lashed north-eastern parts of Rajasthan, including Jaipur and Kota, and the weatherman has said the whole state will be covered in the coming three days.