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Indian Navy welcomes 2 French Navy ships at Kochi Port
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Eye on China, Quad-plus-France exercise kicks off in Bay of Bengal
India, US kick off exercise ahead of Quad-plus-France naval wargamesFurther consolidating synergy and interoperability in the Indian Ocean Region with an eye firmly on China, an Indian frontline warship, fighters, helicopters and maritime patrol aircraft kicked off an..
Bangladesh moves fourth group of Rohingya refugees to remote, flood-prone islandBangladesh has sent a fourth group of Rohingya refugees to a remote island in the Bay of Bengal despite criticism from human rights groups.
Navy conducts major review of combat-readiness of its Eastern FleetThe Navy has conducted a major review of the operational preparedness and combat-readiness of its Eastern Fleet, which is deployed in the Bay of Bengal and beyond to protect Indian interests and keep..
4 of 5 cyclones this year were in severe cyclonic storms category and aboveFour of the five cyclones that originated either in the Bay of Bengal or in the Arabian Sea this year were in the category of severe cyclonic storm' or above including Amphan which had escalated into a..
Bay of Bengal system intensifies into cyclone Burevi, to hit Tamil Nadu on December 4Fishermen out at sea have been advised by IMD to return to the coast, and suspend fishing operation until December 4.
IMD issues pre-cyclone watch for southern Tamil Nadu, KeralaThe Depression over southwest Bay of Bengal is very likely to intensify further into a Deep Depression during the next six hours.
IMD issues heavy rain alert in Tamil Nadu, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh as depression in Bay of Bengal intensifiesAccording to the meteorological department (IMD), a low-pressure area has formed in the Bay of Bengal which has now turned into a depression.
Rains likely in TN, Kerala, coastal Andhra as low pressure over Bay of Bengal turns well marked
After Nivar, another cyclone forming over Bay of Bengal? Here is what IMD has to sayThe premier weather agency stated that the low depression will intensify in the coming days.
Another low-pressure area being formed in Bay of BengalAnother low-pressure area is forming in the Bay of Bengal, likely to turn into a cyclone soon. This cyclone has been named Burwee by the Maldives.
Cyclonic storm likely to cross over Tamil Nadu, Puducherry on Nov 25The low pressure area over Bay of Bengal has become well marked and is likely to concentrate into a depression and intensify into a cyclonic storm and cross Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coasts on November..
China hopes Malabar naval drills will be conducive to peace, not contraryChina on Tuesday hoped that the quadrilateral Malabar exercises involving navies of India, the US, Japan and Australia would be conducive to the regional peace and stability instead of the contrary...
Anti-ship missile fired by INS Kora hits target with precise accuracy in Bay of Bengal
Indian Navy Warship INS Kora hits target at 'maximum range' with precise accuracyAnti-Ship missile (AShM) fired by Indian Navy's Guided Missile Corvette INS Kora hits the target at max range with precise accuracy in the Bay of Bengal.
Nine fishermen from Chennai adrift in the Bay of Bengal for 55 days. How did they survive? How did one go missing?
Quad upgrade: India confirms Australia's inclusion in annual Malabar drill amid border row with ChinaIn a major development, Australia will be part of the annual Malabar exercises that will take place in the Bay of Bengal and the Arabian Sea in November.
New low-pressure area forming over Bay of Bengal, heavy rainfall expected in Odisha till Oct 22
31 people dead in rain-related incidents in Telangana, AP, Maharashtra; heavy damage in KarnatakaTwenty-five deaths in rain-related incidents were reported in Telangana and Andhra Pradesh on Wednesday and heavy downpour wreaked havoc in Karnataka as a deep depression in the Bay of Bengal crossed..
Odisha faces rain fury as depression over Bay of Bengal crosses Andhra PradeshThe authorities have started shifting people from vulnerable areas of worst-affected Gajapati district in Odisha, where normal life was disrupted.
Depression in Bay of Bengal intensifies into deep depression, to cross Andhra Pradesh coast on October 13: IMD
Bay of Bengal depression: AP & Odisha could see heavy rain
India, Bangladesh to hold naval exercise in Bay of Bengal from Saturday
Indian Navy holds naval drill with Russia in Bay of Bengal for 2nd dayThe Indian and Russian navies on Saturday carried out a range of complex maritime operations as part of a mega military exercise in the Bay of Bengal to further enhance their operational convergence,..
India, Russia take part in two-day naval war games in Bay of Bengal
COVID-19 hits fast-dwindling Andaman tribeThe Great Andamanese are one of the six tribes of Mongoloid and African origin, who have lived in the Andamans in the Bay of Bengal for thousands of years.
Coronavirus pandemic hits fast dwindling tribe in Andaman IslandsFour members of a dwindling tribe in India's far off Andaman Islands have tested positive for coronavirus, officials said on Thursday as the country reported 75,760 new infections, the..
Large parts of country likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall during next 2-3 days: IMDLarge parts of the country are likely to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall during the next two-three days, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Thursday. The IMD said a low pressure..
Eye on China: India to invite Australia for Malabar naval exerciseIndia plans to invite Australia to join the annual Malabar naval exercise that has so far included just Japan and the US, in a move that could risk China's ire. The exercise will bring together the..
Northeast India likely to receive widespread rainfall in next 4-5 days: IMDNortheast India is likely to receive widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy rains over the region in next four to five days as the eastern end of monsoon trough continues to run along..
India moves jets, copters to China-facing forward basesIndia has moved its fighter jets to forward airbases facing China, even as additional warships have now been deployed in the extended Bay of Bengal region, in a clear signal to Beijing that New Delhi..
Monsoon to advance into West Bengal, Odisha & northeast states by June 11-12: MeT departmentWith the likely formation of a low pressure area over east central Bay of Bengal by Tuesday, monsoon is set to advance into West Bengal, Odisha, Sikkim and some parts of northeastern states by June..
Fresh storm looms, may boost monsoon march, says Met deptAfter Amphan and Nisarga, a third storm could be heading for the Indian coast around June 10-11. But unlike the previous two, this one may lack the force of a cyclone, not pack in the brute force of a..
Heatwave likely to continue during next 24 hours: IMDThe ongoing heatwave over several parts of north and central India is likely to continue during the next 24 hours, the India Meteorological Department said on Wednesday, even as the southwest monsoon..
12 killed as cyclone Amphan batters Bengal at 165kmphBarrelling in from the Bay of Bengal with wind speeds of up to 185kmph, severe cyclonic storm Amphan on Wednesday cut a swathe through northern Odisha before bearing down on West Bengal, where it..
Bangladesh moves Rohingya to island shelters as huge cyclone nearsAuthorities in Bangladesh have moved hundreds of Rohingya refugees living on a flood-prone island in the Bay of Bengal to storm shelters as super cyclone Amphan, the strongest recorded in the region,..
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'Amphan' weakens into extremely severe cyclonic storm; 41 NDRF teams deployed in Odisha, BengalAmphan lay centred over Westcentral and adjoining northwest Bay of Bengal, about 320 km nearly south of Paradip (Odisha), 470 km south-southwest of Digha (West Bengal) and 610 km south-southwest of..
'Amphan' still intensifying, only Super Cyclone in Bay of Bengal since 2,000: Skymet WeatherThe private weather company warned that the wind speed is likely to cross 275kmph, which has rarely ever been achieved in the past.
Cyclone Amphan intensifies into a ‘supercyclonic storm’With the cyclone Amphan over Bay of Bengal intensifying into a ‘super cyclonic storm’, Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed response preparedness as well as evacuation plans of disaster..
PM Modi reviews Cyclone Amphan situation in meeting with MHA, NDMAPrime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday chaired a high-level meeting with officials of the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) and the National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) to review the Cyclone..
'Amphan' to intensify into super cyclone by evening: MHACyclonic storm 'Amphan' is likely to intensify into a super cyclone by Monday evening and hit the West Bengal and Bangladesh coasts as a very severe cyclone with a wind speed up to 185 km per hour on..
'Amphan' intensifies into severe cyclonic storm: MeT departmentCyclone Amphan gathered strength and intensified into a severe cyclonic storm over the Bay of Bengal on Sunday, raising the likelihood of heavy rainfall coupled with high-velocity wind in several..
Amphan to turn into extremely severe cyclonic storm on May 19, to cross Odisha and West Bengal on May 20The IMD on Saturday said the deep depression over southeast Bay of Bengal intensified into a Cyclonic storm - called 'Amphan'. It will turn into an extremely severe Cyclonic storm on May 19 and bring..
Cyclonic storm brewing in Bay of Bengal, several coastal districts to experience heavy rain from Tuesday
Cyclone 'Amphan' likely to intensify over Bay of Bengal in next 24 hours; might turn into 'Severe Cyclonic Storm'It is likely to intensify into a 'Cyclonic Storm' by 12.00 noon and 'Severe Cyclonic Storm' in the next 24 hours.
Cyclone Amphan headed towards WB, Odisha, Andaman; to intensify over Bay of Bengal soonFishermen have been advised to not venture into the south and the central Bay of Bengal from today onwards, until further instructions
Bangladesh quarantines hundreds of Rohingya boat people on island: officialsThe Bangladesh navy has rescued around 280 Rohingya Muslims from the Bay of Bengal, towing their stranded boat to an island where they will be quarantined as a precaution against the coronavirus, coast..
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Normal monsoon likely; Bay of Bengal area set to get below-normal rains: WMO-led forum
U.N. concerned over 'grave immediate risk' to Rohingya refugees on boatsThe U.N. refugee agency UNHCR voiced mounting concern on Thursday over a “grave immediate risk” to Rohingya refugees aboard boats in the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea, urging Southeast Asian..