Bay of Bengal

Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude hits Nicobar Islands

Earthquake of 5.2 magnitude hits Nicobar Islands

The quake epicentre is estimated at a depth of about 10 km.

Dec 29, 2017, 19:17 PM IST
Heavy rainfall predicted in Odisha, government puts collectors on alert

Heavy rainfall predicted in Odisha, government puts collectors on alert

The Odisha government on Friday asked the District Collectors and departments concerned to keep close watch over the situation as the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted heavy downpour in several parts of the state.

Dec 08, 2017, 22:10 PM IST
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
Cyclone Ockhi: At least four dead in Tamil Nadu, schools shut

Cyclone Ockhi: At least four dead in Tamil Nadu, schools shut

Four people were on Thursday died in Tamil Nadu's Kanyakumari district as heavy rainfall hit the state, following a depression in the Bay of Bengal that turned into a cyclonic storm. 

Nov 30, 2017, 21:54 PM IST
BrahMos supersonic cruise missile tested from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet for the first time

BrahMos supersonic cruise missile tested from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet for the first time

The successful maiden test firing will significantly bolster the IAF's air combat operations capability from stand-off ranges. 

Nov 22, 2017, 14:16 PM IST
India weather forecast: Heavy rainfall expected in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka

India weather forecast: Heavy rainfall expected in Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Karnataka

India Meterologoical Department (IMD) has said that favourable conditions are developing for further withdrawal of Southwest monsoon.

Oct 14, 2017, 17:10 PM IST

Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha in next 48 hours

The Met department has also issued thunderstorm and lightning warning for as many as 27 districts in Odisha. 

Aug 27, 2017, 16:16 PM IST

China should send more submarines to Indian Ocean: Chinese experts

More than a dozen submarines have been spotted by India in the Indian Ocean over the years.

Jul 18, 2017, 22:04 PM IST

Rains lash Telangana, Andhra Pradesh; normal life hit in Hyderabad

Heavy rains in Khammam district of Telangana affected coal production in state-owned Singareni Collieries Company Limited.

Jul 18, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
MeT department issues heavy rainfall warning for Odisha, raises red alert for next 24 hours

MeT department issues heavy rainfall warning for Odisha, raises red alert for next 24 hours

Heavy rainfall warning has been issued in Odisha raising a red alert for the next 24 hours. According to the MeT department, the heavy pouring is caused due to a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal.

Jul 17, 2017, 13:15 PM IST

Odisha seeks army, IAF help in flooded areas

The Chief Minister said while the situation is being closely monitored by senior officials, the Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force, Central Reserve Police Force and fire services units have been rushed to expedite rescue operations.

Jul 16, 2017, 16:47 PM IST
India, US, Japan begin Malabar exercise in Bay of Bengal as China watches

India, US, Japan begin Malabar exercise in Bay of Bengal as China watches

China has in the past expressed reservations over the Malabar exercise turning into a multilateral one.

Jul 10, 2017, 15:38 PM IST

Nuclear reactor at Kalpakkam: World's envy, India's pride

Hidden from public, on the shores of the Bay of Bengal at Kalpakkam near Chennai, Indian nuclear scientists are in the final throes of starting a high-tech giant stove more than 15 years in the making.

Jul 02, 2017, 10:10 AM IST

Sri Lankan Navy arrests eight fishermen from Tamil Nadu

At least eight fishermen were arrested by the Sri Lankan Navy from Tamil Nadu`s Nagapattinam in the late hours of Friday for allegedly entering into Sri Lankan territorial waters.

Jun 24, 2017, 10:05 AM IST

Rains bring relief to scorched Odisha

Heavy to very heavy rainfall is likely to pound several areas of Odisha in the next 24 hours.

Jun 11, 2017, 20:05 PM IST
Cyclone Mora – All you need to know about weather forecast

Cyclone Mora – All you need to know about weather forecast

Cyclone Mora made landfall in Bangladesh on Tuesday morning. The powerful storm made landfall around 6 am in Kutubdia damaging several houses and packing winds of up to 117 kilometres per hour.

May 30, 2017, 12:18 PM IST

Cyclonic storm Mora to intensify; heavy rains likely in Odisha

The Odisha government has sounded alert in four districts and has asked fishermen not to venture into the sea as cyclonic storm 'Mora' is likely to trigger heavy rainfall in some parts of the state on Tuesday.

May 30, 2017, 00:54 AM IST
Summer rains cool drought-hit Karnataka

Summer rains cool drought-hit Karnataka

"The city received 319 mm rainfall from May 1 to 28, surpassing the previous record of 287.1 mm set in May 1957 and 178 mm in May 2015.

May 29, 2017, 16:54 PM IST

Heavy rains likely in several parts of Odisha

The system is likely to intensify further into a severe cyclonic storm during the next 12 hours, likely to move north-northeastwards and cross Bangladesh coast.

May 29, 2017, 16:24 PM IST

Cyclone aims for Bangladesh as flood toll rises to 164 in Sri Lanka

A depression in the Bay of Bengal had intensified into what has been named Cyclone Mora and forecast torrential rains over the next 36 hours.

May 29, 2017, 15:34 PM IST