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Apr 27, 2019
Depression over Bay Of Bengal has intensified into Cyclone Fani storm, says Regional Meteorological CentreMeanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) forecast light to moderate rainfall at many places with heavy falls at isolated places as very likely over Kerala on 29 and 30 April.
Apr 25, 2019
Low pressure area over Bay of Bengal to bring rains to Tamil Nadu on 30 April; moderate rainfall likely in Puducherry, KeralaA low pressure area over Indian ocean and adjoining Bay of Bengal is likely to intensify into a depression and later into a cyclonic storm before reaching the north Tamil Nadu coast on 30 April
Jan 17, 2019
Earthquake of 6 magnitude hits Nicobar Islands; no tsunami alert issued as sea levels show no major riseThere was no tsunami alert issued as sea levels around the Andaman and Nicobar Islands showed no major rise, said INCOIS (Indian National Centre for Ocean Information Services) director SPS Shenoi.
Nov 27, 2018
India should abandon 'incredibly dangerous' efforts to recover US citizen John Chau's body, says tribal rights groupJohn Allen Chau, 27, who described himself in social media posts as an adventurer and explorer, was killed by the Sentinelese tribes on 17 November when he tried to enter the North Sentinel Island — where entry of outsiders is forbidden by law— allegedly after paying to the fishermen to smuggle him.
Nov 22, 2018
Home ministry says killed US citizen John Chau wasn't an evangelist, violated local laws to reach North Sentinel IslandAndaman and Nicobar Police chief Dependra Pathak said John Chau had enlisted the help of local electronics engineer Alexander and a water sports service provider and hired five fishermen to evade the patrolling teams.
Aug 24, 2018
5.5-magnitude earthquake strikes Andaman Islands; no casualty, property loss reportedThe earthquake occurred at 4.19 pm and lasted for 27 seconds. According to the United States Geological Survey (USGS), the quake occurred 165 kilometres south west of Port Blair.
Aug 13, 2018
Tom Alter's final project, Andamans — Jewels of the Sea, revived as TV series to be aired on EpicTom Alter's Andamans —Jewels of the Sea explores the infamous Andaman Jail, Havelock and Neill Islands and Ross Island
Jun 10, 2017
Myanmar recovers more bodies in search of missing Shaanxi aircraft, bringing the total to 33Myanmar navy battled high winds on Saturday as they scoured the Andaman sea for wreckage from a military plane crash.
Dec 09, 2016
Cyclone Vardah: Andaman requests air sorties to evacuate tourists in Havelock island, send suppliesWith Cyclone Vardah intensifying in the Bay of Bengal the Andaman and Nicobar administration on Thursday requested the Defence Ministry to provide air sorties to expedite the movement of tourists trapped in Havelock Island
Dec 08, 2016
Andaman and Nicobar: Around 1,400 tourists stranded due to heavy rains, govt assures rescueAround 1,400 tourists are stranded at Havelock and Neil islands in the Andamans due to cyclonic weather conditions and four ships have been pressed into service by the Navy today to evacuate them.