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India rescues 81 Rohingya refugees adrift near Andaman islands; eight dead, one missing
India

India rescues 81 Rohingya refugees adrift near Andaman islands; eight dead, one missing

Two Indian Coast Guard ships were sent to help the refugees, 23 of whom were children, said Foreign Ministry spokesman Anurag Srivastava

Low pressure area formed over Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into cyclonic storm by 16 May, warns IMD
India

Low pressure area formed over Bay of Bengal likely to intensify into cyclonic storm by 16 May, warns IMD

A low pressure area, the first step in the formation of a cyclone, was formed over southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining south Andaman Sea on Wednesday morning, the IMD said.

Cyclone Maha likely to weaken into depression, light to moderate showers expected in parts of Maharashtra today, says IMD
India

Cyclone Maha likely to weaken into depression, light to moderate showers expected in parts of Maharashtra today, says IMD

In a bulletin released late on Wednesday night, the weather department said cyclone 'Maha' had moved east-northeastwards with a speed of 21 kmph and lay centred over east-central and adjoining northeast the Arabian Sea, about 250 km southwest of Porbandar in Gujarat and 290 km west-southwest of Diu.

Cyclone Maha: Schools, colleges in Maharashtra's Palghar to remain shut for three days as precautionary measure; villages near coast on high alert
India

Cyclone Maha: Schools, colleges in Maharashtra's Palghar to remain shut for three days as precautionary measure; villages near coast on high alert

According to the Met department, parts of the coastal Konkan, central Maharashtra and Marthawada are likely to receive rains due to severe cyclonic storm 'Maha' which is expected to make landfall on the Gujarat coast on 7 November.

Cyclone Maha to cause rainfall in Maharashtra, Goa before making landfall in Gujarat tomorrow; system likely to weaken to 'storm'
India

Cyclone Maha to cause rainfall in Maharashtra, Goa before making landfall in Gujarat tomorrow; system likely to weaken to 'storm'

Severe cyclonic storm 'Maha' is expected to make landfall on the Gujarat coast near the Union Territory of Diu on Thursday, which will result in rainfall in parts of Maharashtra and Goa over the next two days.

Cyclone Maha: Several districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra to receive rain for next two days, predicts IMD; advises fishermen not to venture into sea
India

Cyclone Maha: Several districts of Gujarat, Maharashtra to receive rain for next two days, predicts IMD; advises fishermen not to venture into sea

Apart from these areas, some isolated places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Kerala and Mahe are also likely to receive heavy rainfall on Tuesday

IMD predicts heavy rain in isolated pockets of Odisha, coastal Karnataka; squally weather over north Andaman Sea
India

IMD predicts heavy rain in isolated pockets of Odisha, coastal Karnataka; squally weather over north Andaman Sea

Squally weather is likely to prevail over the north Andaman Sea, organisation has advised fishermen are not to venture into these areas

Cyclone Pabuk: Orange alert sounded for Andaman and Nicobar islands; storm expected to cross region tonight
India

Cyclone Pabuk: Orange alert sounded for Andaman and Nicobar islands; storm expected to cross region tonight

Cyclonic storm Pabuk is currently over the Andaman sea and its neighbourhood and it has moved north-northwestwards at a speed of 20 kilometres per hour in the last six hours.

Cyclone Pabuk: IMD issues yellow alert in Andaman and Nicobar islands; storm to make landfall on 8 January
India

Cyclone Pabuk: IMD issues yellow alert in Andaman and Nicobar islands; storm to make landfall on 8 January

The sea condition will be high over the Andaman Islands and the adjoining areas of by the Bay of Bengal due to the cyclonic storm "Pabuk", a home ministry official said, quoting a weather bulletin.

Thailand's move on Kra Canal alarms New Delhi as route will boost Chinese naval power in Indian Ocean
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Thailand's move on Kra Canal alarms New Delhi as route will boost Chinese naval power in Indian Ocean

The Prime Minister of Thailand has ordered the country's National Security Council to begin examining the feasibility of proposals to build the 120-km Kra Canal, which would slash 1,200 km off the route Chinese warships now take to reach South Asian ports.

Low pressure over Bay of Bengal likely to trigger rainfall in Odisha from 10 October, says regional Met office
India

Low pressure over Bay of Bengal likely to trigger rainfall in Odisha from 10 October, says regional Met office

Some places in coastal region of Odisha are expected to experience heavy rainfall.

Cyclone Ockhi: More rainfall predicted for Tamil Nadu; Palaniswamy announces solatium of Rs 4 lakh for victims' kin
India

Cyclone Ockhi: More rainfall predicted for Tamil Nadu; Palaniswamy announces solatium of Rs 4 lakh for victims' kin

A low pressure system over the South Andaman Sea is expected to turn into a depression in the next 48 hours, which may bring more rainfall to Tamil Nadu.

Myanmar military plane crash: Ship recovers black box, brought aboard military vessel
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Myanmar military plane crash: Ship recovers black box, brought aboard military vessel

A Myanmar ship has retrieved the black box of a plane that crashed into the Andaman Sea with 122 people on board.

Myanmar military plane crash: 59 bodies recovered from Andaman Sea; Cause still unclear
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Myanmar military plane crash: 59 bodies recovered from Andaman Sea; Cause still unclear

Search crews in Myanmar have now recovered the bodies of nearly half of those who died in last week's military plane crash, the army said on Sunday.

Myanmar recovers more bodies in search of missing Shaanxi aircraft, bringing the total to 33
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Myanmar recovers more bodies in search of missing Shaanxi aircraft, bringing the total to 33

Myanmar navy battled high winds on Saturday as they scoured the Andaman sea for wreckage from a military plane crash.

Myanmar military plane's debris located in Andaman Sea; all 122 on board feared dead
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Myanmar military plane's debris located in Andaman Sea; all 122 on board feared dead

Myanmar's military said on Thursday that it has found the wreckage of a plane in the Andaman Sea that went missing with around 120 people on board, along with several bodies

Myanmar military plane missing with 122 on board; search operation launched in Andaman Sea
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Myanmar military plane missing with 122 on board; search operation launched in Andaman Sea

Myanmar's military was on Thursday scouring the waves for more than 120 people missing after their plane vanished flying over the Andaman Sea

Myanmmar military plane carrying 116 goes missing; search operation launched
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Myanmmar military plane carrying 116 goes missing; search operation launched

A Myanmar military plane carrying 116 people went missing on Wednesday between the southern city of Myeik and Yangon, according to the office of the army chief and an airport source.

Cyclone Mora makes landfall: Here are the other Bay of Bengal cyclones that wreaked havoc in the past
India

Cyclone Mora makes landfall: Here are the other Bay of Bengal cyclones that wreaked havoc in the past

Cyclone Mora hit Bangladesh on Tuesday, packing winds of up to 135 kilometres (84 miles) per hour, damaging thousands of homes as more than 300,000 people fled coastal villages.

Monsoon likely to hit Kerala coast on 30 May, says IMD
India

Monsoon likely to hit Kerala coast on 30 May, says IMD

IMD has already predicted that India is likely to witness a "below normal" monsoon season for a second consecutive year.