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Cyclone Phethai: Deep depression in Bay of Bengal likely to intensify, rains forecast in TN

With the sea condition likely to be 'very rough', the weather department has advised fishermen not to venture into Bay of Bengal during the next three days till December 17.

Dec 15, 2018, 14:30 PM IST

Villagers' survival at stake in India's disappearing island

The tiny island in Sundarbans delta, home to 4,800 people, is endangered due to climate change.

Nov 30, 2018, 09:08 AM IST

Cyclonic storm Gaja to make landfall on Thursday; Tamil Nadu, Puducherry on alert

 While moving west-southwestwards further, it is likely to weaken gradually and cross Tamil Nadu coast between Pamban and Cuddalore on Thursday evening as a Cyclonic Storm with a wind speed of 80-90 gusting to 100 kmph.

Nov 14, 2018, 17:19 PM IST

Cyclonic storm 'Gaja' over Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into Severe Cyclonic Storm in next 24 hrs: IMD

A cyclone alert has been issued for north Tamil Nadu, Puducherry and adjoining south Andhra Pradesh coasts.

Nov 11, 2018, 13:19 PM IST

Cyclone Titli: Odisha govt declares closure of all schools, colleges, Anganwadi centres on Oct 11, 12

Collectors of five districts directed to start evacuation of people living in low lying areas.

Oct 10, 2018, 17:54 PM IST

IMD warns of heavy rainfall in southern states in next 24 hours; Coast Guard on alert, disaster relief teams on standby

IMD has warned of heavy rainfall in southern states in next 24 hours.

Oct 07, 2018, 18:34 PM IST

Cyclonic storm to hit Odisha, Andhra in a few hours: IMD warning

The Met department has advised fishermen to not venture into sea along and off Andhra Pradesh coast during next 24 hours.

Sep 21, 2018, 07:21 AM IST

India committed to regional cooperation within BIMSTEC: Subhash Bhamre

Speaking at the concluding ceremony of BIMSTEC, Bhamre addressed the participating nations on countering terrorism.

Sep 16, 2018, 15:41 PM IST

Indian Air Force helicopter drops 15000 litres of water to put out fire on burning ship

The rescue operation was carried out in the Bay of Bengal, off the coast of the Sunderbans.

Jun 19, 2018, 10:19 AM IST

Navy's daring operation stops burning vessel from drifting towards International Maritime Border Line with Bangladesh

Merchant vessel SSL Kolkata had been abandoned by the 22 crew members on June 14 off the Sagar Island at the mouth of the Ganges Delta after the fire engulfed 70 percent of the ship.

Jun 16, 2018, 19:57 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

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

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

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

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

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 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