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Bay of Bengal: Northeastern part of the Indian Ocean
The Bay of Bengal is the northeastern part of the Indian Ocean. The world's largest bay, geographically it is positioned between the Indian subcontinent and the Indochinese peninsula, located below the Bengal region / Current Bangladesh.

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Cyclone Remal Alert: India, Bangladesh Brace For ‘Severe’ Havoc Headed Towards West Bengal [Video]

Cyclone Remal Alert: India, Bangladesh Brace For ‘Severe’ Havoc Headed Towards West Bengal

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has announced that a developing cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal, named Cyclone Remal, is expected to strike the coasts of West Bengal and Bangladesh as a..

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Cyclonic storm likely to hit Bay of Bengal today evening; Severe Cyclonic Storm expected in Bangladesh tomorrow

IMD forecasts a cyclonic storm to intensify over the East-central Bay of Bengal and make landfall between Sagar Island and Khepupara with wind speeds of 110-120 kmph, gusting up to 135 kmph. Storm..
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Cyclone 'Remal' to impact West Bengal, adjoining Bangladesh, IMD shares update

A low-pressure area over the Bay of Bengal is expected to intensify into a cyclonic storm named 'Remal', with heavy rainfall warnings issued. The cyclonic storm is forecasted to reach near Bangladesh..
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Low-pressure area over Bay of Bengal around May 22, forecasts IMD

IMD has warned about the formation of a low-pressure area over southwest Bay of Bengal around May 22. Mrutyunjay Mohapatra, DG of meteorology, said: "The low-pressure area will help monsoon advance..
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Weather update: Cyclone forming over Bay of Bengal, these states are likely to see rain, strong winds

Light to moderate rainfall, thunderstorms, lightning, and gusty winds in Tamil Nadu, Karnataka, Puducherry, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Telangana, and Lakshadweep until May 23.
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Monsoon to arrive on time in Maharashtra & Northeast: Weather experts

IMD announced a near-normal monsoon onset over Kerala, indicating timely rains over parts of south peninsular India, Northeast, and Maharashtra. Top weather experts supported the favorable scenario for..
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East, south peninsula to get rain, thunderstorms next week, IMD predicts

IMD forecasts wet spell, thunderstorms, gusty winds in east, south peninsula till May 9. Cyclonic circulation in northeast Assam, Bihar. Southwesterly winds from Bay of Bengal. Rains in Tamil Nadu,..
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Indian Ocean and Bay of Bengal can serve as big carbon sinks, may help India reach its net-zero goal: Study at IIT Madras

IIT Madras researchers have identified the Indian Ocean and the Bay of Bengal as potential storage sinks for huge amount of carbon dioxide (CO2) that can be stored there permanently "in the form of..
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Navy monitoring entry of another Chinese 'research' vessel into Indian Ocean Region

The Chinese ship, Yuan Wang 03, has approached the IOR at a time when India has issued another NOTAM (notice to airmen) with a long no-fly zone over the Bay of Bengal for a possible ballistic missile..
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ONGC makes back-to-back gas discoveries in Mahanadi basin block

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has made two significant back-to-back natural gas discoveries in a Mahanadi basin deepwater block in the Bay of Bengal as its calculated game plan of..
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IAF aircraft wreckage: Two Odia families wait for bodies to perform last rites

Though more than seven years have passed since the disappearance of Charana Moharana and Purna Chandra Senapti, two of the 29 persons aboard the Indian Air Force's AN-32 transport aircraft that went..
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Father of IAF navigator demands investigation of AN-32 aircraft incident after wreckage recovery

A day after the Indian Air Force (IAF) located the wreckage of a transport aircraft AN-32 at a depth of approximately 3.4 km in the Bay of Bengal off the coast of Chennai, the parents of Flight..
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7 years on, IAF's crashed Antonov-32 found off Chennai coast

The wreckage of an Antonov-32 transport aircraft of the IAF, which went missing with 29 personnel while flying over the Bay of Bengal on way to Port Blair from Chennai in July 2016, has finally been..
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Government says 11 players have expressed interest in transhipment port project in Great Nicobar Island

The government has received expressions of interest (EOIs) from 11 players for the Rs 41,000-crore international transhipment port project at Great Nicobar Island in the Bay of Bengal, according to..
IndiaTimes - Published

Cyclonic storm Michaung: All you need to know about it

Cyclonic Storm Michaung, emerging from a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal, approaches the South Andhra Pradesh coast, prompting advisories and precautionary measures. It is expected to bring heavy..
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Cyclone 'Michaung' to strike Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu coasts on Monday; 21 NDRF teams deployed

The meeting was held to review the preparedness of state governments and central ministries and departments for impending cyclone 'Michaung' in the Bay of Bengal.
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Cyclone alert issued for Andhra Pradesh, adjoining North Tamil Nadu coasts

The India Meteorological Department has issued a cyclone alert for Andhra Pradesh and adjoining North Tamil Nadu coasts for the next 12 hours. The deep depression over the southwest Bay of Bengal will..
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Weather update: IMD predicts rain, thunderstorm in several states in next 4 days; check latest forecast

On December 2, it is predicted to become a cyclonic storm over the southwest and the southeast Bay of Bengal that borders it. Over the next three days, Madhya Pradesh and Maharashtra will experience..
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Cyclone Michaung: Likely to form over Bay of Bengal in next 48 hours, IMD alerts

Forecasters anticipate that by November 30, the storm will be moving toward the west-northwest and gradually strengthening into a depression over the southeast Bay of Bengal.
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Cyclone Hamoon makes landfall in coastal Bangladesh, 'storm warning cage number 2' mounted at Rameswaram's Pamban Port

On Tuesday a 'storm warning cage number 2' was mounted at Pamban Port in Rameswaram to warn fishermen about the Severe Cyclonic Storm 'Hamoon' over the Bay of Bengal, port officials.
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Cyclone Hamoon to cross Bangladesh coast by early hours of tomorrow: IMD

Cyclone Hamoon has intensified into a 'very severe' cyclonic storm and is moving east-northeastwards with a speed of 23 kmph over the Bay of Bengal, according to the India Meteorological Department..
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Deep depression over Bay of Bengal intensifies into cyclone 'Hamoon'


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IMD predicts heavy rain in several states as deep depression over Bay of Bengal likely to turn into cyclone

The weather service predicts that it will most likely cross the Bangladeshi coast between Khepupara and Chittagong on Wednesday evening (October 25). Check the weather forecast for several states as..
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Depression over Bay of Bengal likely to become low-intensity cyclone by Tuesday

The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted that a depression over the Bay of Bengal may develop into a low-intensity cyclonic storm by October 24. The system is expected to intensify into..
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Splashdown success: Gaganyaan crew escape module detaches, lands in sea

Isro on Saturday showed its capability to bring back its astronauts to safety in the event of an emergency after the Gaganyaan launch by successfully carrying out the first “test vehicle..
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Isro takes a dip in sea before Gaganyaan soars

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) successfully conducted the first test of its crew rescue system for the Gaganyaan mission. The test involved an "inflight abort" where the crew module was..
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Low pressure forms over Bay of Bengal, this state to get rains during Durga Puja, Dusshera 2023

The IMD has forecast rains in coastal districts of Odisha from October 23 to 25.
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Matsya to take a dip in Bay of Bengal next year

Following a successful lunar mission, Indian scientists are gearing up for an expedition under Project Samudrayaan. They plan to dispatch a team of three individuals, equipped with an indigenously..
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Indian Navy rescues 36 fishermen stranded in Bay of Bengal

The Navy on Saturday said it has rescued 36 Indian fishermen who were stranded in the Bay of Bengal. The fishermen were rescued by Indian Naval Ship (INS) Khanjar, it added. "Indian Naval Ship Khanjar,..
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Will cyclone Mocha have impact on Odisha coast? IMD gives update

The IMD said a deep depression formed over the southeast Bay of Bengal on Wednesday morning which moved northwestwards at a speed of 7 kmph. It is very likely to move north-northwestwards and intensify..
DNA - Published

Cyclone Mocha: Possible severe cyclonic storm forming in Bay of Bengal, IMD monitoring closely

As per IMD, the weather system is likely to concentrate into a depression over southeast Bay of Bengal around May 9 and intensify into a cyclonic storm and move nearly northward towards central Bay of..
DNA - Published

Indian Navy successfully tests sea-based endo-atmospheric interceptor missile off Odisha coast

The Defence Research and Development Organisation (DRDO) and Indian Navy on Friday successfully conducted the maiden flight trial of sea-based endo-atmospheric interceptor missile off Odisha in the Bay..
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Hong Kong-bound cargo flight makes emergency landing at Kolkata Airport after windshield cracked mid-air

As soon as the situation was detected while the plane was over the Bay of Bengal, the pilot requested permission to make an emergency touchdown at the airport in Kolkata.
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Lakhs of pilgrims take holy dip at Gangasagar on Makar Sankranti

Lakhs of pilgrims took the holy dip at Gangasagar, the confluence of the Hooghly River and the Bay of Bengal, on the occasion of Makar Sankranti, a West Bengal minister said on Sunday. The auspicious..
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Earthquake of 4.5 magnitude felt in Bay of Bengal


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Meaning of Cyclone Mandous explained: Here's why UAE named the storm; alert for Puducherry, Tamil Nadu, Andhra Pradesh

Cyclone Mandous news: IMD has predicted rainfall due to cyclonic formation over the Bay of Bengal.
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Cyclone Sitrang wreaks havoc across Assam, other states; ICG saves lives of 20 Bangladeshi fishermen from sea

ICG managed to save the lives of 20 Bangladeshi fishermen in the Bay of Bengal after Cyclone 'Sitrang' wreaked havoc in the area.
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IAF to arm more Sukhois with BrahMos missiles, even as plan afoot to upgrade entire fleet indigenously

Impressed with the first test of 450-km BrahMos from a Sukhoi-30MKI jet in the Bay of Bengal in May, IAF plans to send another 20-25 jets for the structural, electrical, mechanical and software..
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Fairly widespread light to moderate rainfall forecast for parts of India

A cyclonic circulation likely to form over eastcentral Bay of Bengal around September 7 and a Low Pressure Area under its influence over westcentral Bay of Bengal during subsequent 48 hours are likely..
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Indian Navy conducts coordinated patrol with Bangladesh Navy in Bay of Bengal

Godavari class frigates were designed entirely by the Indian Navy's Directorate of Naval Design and built indigenously by Mazagon Dock Ltd.
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India successfully tests 450-km range BrahMos missile from a Sukhoi fighter

India on Thursday successfully tested the extended range BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a Sukhoi-30MKI fighter jet in the Bay of Bengal. In the test on Thursday, the Sukhoi from the “Tiger..
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India test-fires extended-range version of BrahMos missile

India on Thursday successfully test-fired an extended-range version of the BrahMos supersonic cruise missile from a Sukhoi fighter jet in the Bay of Bengal, in a boost to the country's strategic strike..
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Cyclonic storm Asani alert: IMD issues rainfall warning for Odisha

The gale wind is likely to hit with a speed of 105-115 kmph gusting to 125 kmph over central parts of the Bay of Bengal on May 9.
DNA - Published

Asani intensifies into severe cyclonic storm, Odisha, Bengal on alert

Cyclone Asani, formed over the southeast Bay of Bengal, further intensified into a severe cyclonic storm on Sunday evening as it moved northwestwards in the direction of north Andhra Pradesh-Odisha..
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Cyclone Asani likely to further intensify into severe cyclone; IMD issues alert for Kolkata, Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

Cyclone Asani: The storm may trigger winds upto 111 km per hour in the Bay of Bengal on Monday.
DNA - Published

Cyclone will not make landfall on Odisha or Andhra Pradesh but...: Check IMD update

It will recurve and move towards the northwest Bay of Bengal after nearing the North Andhra-Odisha coast, IMD said.
DNA - Published

Odisha cyclone update: Low-pressure area over South Andaman Sea to intensify into cyclonic storm by May 8

The fishermen are advised not to venture into the Andaman Sea area, adjoining Southeast and East-central Bay of Bengal from May 5 to May 8.
DNA - Published

Cyclone brewing in Bay of Bengal, Andaman and Nicobar Islands to get heavy rains


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Risk of devastating floods to increase in coastal areas of India, warns study

Due to climate change some unusual activities can be seen in the coastal areas of ??India including Bay of Bengal, South China Sea and Indian Ocean.
DNA - Published

As Cyclone Jawad approaches, THESE states likely to receive moderate to heavy rains till December 6

IMD said that Cyclone Jawad lay centered at 5:30 pm on Friday over the west-central Bay of Bengal
DNA - Published

Cyclone Jawad: As IMD issues 'red alert', Odisha government issues guidelines for safety

IMD informed that the low-pressure region in the Bay of Bengal is expected to intensify into Cyclone Jawad.
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