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Arabian Sea saw highest-ever cyclonic disturbances in 2019

December 05, 2019 9:53 am

According to India Meteorological Department (IMD), sea surface temperatures (SST), or simply, the temperature of seawater recorded at the surface, was higher than normal over the Arabian Sea since October, towards the culmination of the southwest monsoon season.

Cyclone in Arabian Sea could drench Tamil Nadu, Kerala this week

December 03, 2019 6:57 am

India Meteorological Department (IMD) stated that this system, which is headed towards the Somalia coast, is set to concentrate into a depression by Tuesday and intensify into a cyclonic storm by December 4.

In a first since 1965, two cyclones over Arabian Sea bring rain to Maharashtra

November 04, 2019 7:56 am

For the first time since 1965, two cyclonic storms have prevailed simultaneously — Cyclone Kyarr and Cyclone Maha — over the Arabian Sea.

China deploys new missile destroyer in Arabian Sea, IOR; raises security concerns for India

April 04, 2019 8:32 pm

China's 32nd convoy fleet to the Gulf of Aden and Somali waters set sail from a military port in Zhoushan, East China's Zhejiang Province on Thursday, the People's Liberation Army (PLA) Navy official announced.

Mumbai: 5,000 fishermen hold protest against draft guidelines restricting their area of operation

October 31, 2018 2:30 am

The protest was against the draft guidelines issued by the directorate general (Shipping) last month, restricting the fishermen from fishing between 15 to 35 nautical miles from the coastline in the Arabian Sea.

Boat capsizes in Arabian Sea; six swim to safety, one missing

August 27, 2018 12:04 pm

Divers and locals were searching for the missing fisherman, officials said.

Mangrove Cell to submit proposal for conservation of Arabian Sea Humpback Whale

August 22, 2018 12:29 am

The minutes of the Standing Committee of the National Board of Wildlife (NBWL) meeting, conducted on June 13, mentions that the species faces risks from shipping and fishing activities.

Depression over southeast Arabian sea, Kerala's southern coast warned of heavy rains

March 13, 2018 2:10 pm

The IMD made it clear that the depression is likely to transform into a deep depression and move northwestwards in the next 48 hours.

Scientist says global warming behind more frequent cyclones in Arabian Sea

January 12, 2018 9:06 pm

Former Union Earth Sciences Secretary Shailesh Nayak has attributed global warming as the cause of increasing cyclonic activity in the Arabian Sea, that led to disasters like Cyclone Ockhi.

Depression in Arabian Sea expected to develop into 'super cyclonic storm'

June 08, 2015 3:27 pm

The depression in the Arabian Sea has intensified into cyclonic storm Ashobaa and is expected to develop into a super cyclonic storm and influence rainfall.


Hamirsar in Bhuj: Once there was a lake

June 09, 2015 5:07 pm

The famous Hamirsar lake in Bhuj, Kutch district has dried up completely.


Pakistan arrests 88 Indian fishermen for territorial violation

February 21, 2016 2:11 pm

Karachi, Feb 21 (ANI): Pakistan's marine forces have arrested 88 Indian fishermen and took sixteen boats into custody for allegedly violating the country's territorial waters in the Arabian Sea. A police official said the fishermen, who were arrested on Friday night, have been handed over to Docks Police Station in Karachi for necessary legal action. The arrested fishermen were charged under the Foreign Act and Fisheries Act. The fishermen, who belong to Gujarat, will be produced them before a magistrate on Sunday. India and Pakistan share an extensive oceanic border with each other which is poorly defined, resulting in fishermen on both sides inadvertently crossing over to the other side while netting their catch.