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Cyclone Maha recedes from Kerala coast: IMD

The `Maha` cyclone that has formed in the Lakshadweep region in the Arabian Sea has completely receded from the coast of Kerala, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Friday.

Nov 01, 2019, 17:51 PM IST

Cyclone Maha centered near Lakshadweep; depression likely to form near Andaman by November 4

Severe Cyclonic storm ‘Maha’ over Lakshadweep and adjoining southeast the Arabian Sea moved further north-northwestwards and lay centered over east-central Arabian Sea and adjoining Lakshadweep area about 90 km north-northeast of Aminidivi (Lakshadweep), according to the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD).

Oct 31, 2019, 19:33 PM IST

Cyclone Kyarr likely to turn 'extremely severe', 17 fishermen rescued off Mumbai coast

As many as 17 fishermen were rescued from a sinking fishing boat `Vaishno Devi Mata` off Mumbai coast as Cyclone Kyarr seems all set to intensify into an extremely severe cyclonic storm. According to Indian Meteorological Department, the sea condition is "likely to be high to very high over the east-central Arabian Sea during the next 24 hours and phenomenal thereafter in the wake of Cyclone Kyarr.

Oct 27, 2019, 08:27 AM IST

Goa issues red alert over heavy rains; all exams cancelled by state university

The Goa government on Friday issued a red alert as heavy rains and strong winds triggered by the formation of cyclone Kyarr in the Arabian Sea has caused water logging in various parts of the state and road blockages due to uprooted trees.

Oct 25, 2019, 14:37 PM IST

Cyclonic storm 'Hikka' to reach Oman coast by September 25, says IMD

Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) on Monday informed that Cyclonic Storm `HIKKA` will reach Oman coast by the early morning of September 25.

Sep 23, 2019, 18:20 PM IST

5W1H: Cyclone Vayu turns severe; 300000 being evacuated in Gujarat

A warmer Arabian Sea continues to fuel the intensity of Cyclone Vayu as it races towards the Gujarat coast with ‘very severe’ intensity, while pulling moisture from the southwest monsoon, which has made its onset over Kerala on June 8.

Jun 12, 2019, 17:04 PM IST

IMD warns of cyclone formation along southern coastline

Sea conditions in coastal areas of Kerala and Karnataka are expected to be rough.

Jun 10, 2019, 14:16 PM IST

First monsoon weekend claims 13 lives in Mumbai

At least 13 persons have perished in different incidents, mostly by drowning, in the first monsoon weekend in the past 72 hours.

Jun 04, 2018, 14:02 PM IST

Cyclone Mekunu intensifies into 'extremely severe, IMD issues fresh warning

Issuing an advisory to fishermen to not venture in the sea, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecasted rainfall and wind in Some parts of Konkan Goa and southern Maharashtra.

May 26, 2018, 00:51 AM IST

Very severe cyclonic storm 'Mekunu' may move northwards from Southwest Arabian Sea in next 24 hours

30 pm on Thursday over Westcentral and adjoining Southwest Arabian Sea. It is then likely to move north-northwestwards and cross south Oman-southeast Yemen coasts close to Salalah, by May 26.

May 25, 2018, 09:09 AM IST

Cyclone Mekunu turns 'very severe', may cause heavy showers along Maharashtra coast

The lifeguard agency manning Goa's beaches has advised people not to venture into the sea for 72 hours from Thursday due to the cyclonic storm 'Mekunu'.

May 24, 2018, 22:39 PM IST

Strong winds in Atlantic create high waves off Indian coasts over 10,000 km away

Alerts have been sent to Karnataka, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh, West Bengal, Odisha, besides Andaman and Nicobar Islands and the Lakshadweep archipelago. 

Apr 27, 2018, 14:00 PM IST

Construction of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj's statue in Arabian Sea to begin post monsoons

The Shivaji Maharaj memorial, which has a 36-month completion period, will come up on a 15.96 hectare rocky basalt outcrop in the Arabian Sea, 1.2 km south west of Raj Bhawan. Once completed, it is touted to be the world's tallest statue, at 210 metres.

Apr 17, 2018, 12:39 PM IST

Scientist warns of more frequent cyclones in Arabian Sea

Looking at the data since 2014, experts see a rise in the number of such instances, a phenomenon which might be attributed to global warming, said former Union Earth Sciences Secretary Shailesh Nayak.

Jan 13, 2018, 14:03 PM IST

ONGC makes significant oil, gas discovery in Arabian Sea

ONGC produced 25.5 million tonnes of oil in 2016-17, which will reach 28-29 million tonnes by 2019-20.

Jan 02, 2018, 10:06 AM IST

Declare Cyclone Ockhi a national calamity: Kerala CM

As Kerala reels under heavy downpour caused due to Cyclone Ockhi, the state government on Saturday has decided to ask the Centre to declare the cyclone as a national calamity.

Dec 03, 2017, 00:04 AM IST

ISRO to aid coastal security to thwart possible terror attacks

ISRO will provide 1,000 transponders by March next year as part of the coastal security ring, being set up to thwart terrorist attacks on the lines of the 26/11 Mumbai carnage.

Nov 25, 2017, 06:14 AM IST

Indian fisherman, released by Pakistan, to reach Gujarat's Vadodara on Thursday

On October 29, Pakistan had released 68 Indian fishermen from Karachi's Landhi jail as a goodwill gesture.

Nov 02, 2017, 00:44 AM IST

Pakistan frees 68 Indian fishermen held for trespassing

Pakistan on Sunday released 68 Indian fishermen held for trespassing into its territorial waters, officials said.

Oct 29, 2017, 16:51 PM IST

Pakistan fires anti-ship missile into Arabian Sea

Chief of the Naval Staff Admiral Muhammad Zakaullah witnessed the missile firing demonstration.

Sep 23, 2017, 15:24 PM IST