October 21, 2022 8:55 am
Cyclone Sitrang: If realised, this will be the first cyclone to develop in the Bay of Bengal in October since 2018, and will be called Sitrang, as named by Thailand. The last October cyclone in the Bay of Bengal was Titli in 2018.
October 19, 2022 9:54 am
Once it intensifies into a cyclone, it will be called Sitrang (read as Si-trang), named by Thailand. Sitrang will be the second cyclonic storm this year after cyclone Asani that had formed in the Bay of Bengal in early May.
September 20, 2022 10:40 am
Fisherfolk shouldn't venture off the Odisha coast on Tuesday due to possible squally weather with gusty wind speed of 40-50 kmph over the northwest Bay of Bengal, the Met department said.
September 08, 2022 6:53 am
The upcoming synoptic and following systems are likely to keep the monsoon active and the rainfall activity is expected to continue till the third week of the month, the Met said.
May 09, 2022 7:07 am
The IMD DG Mrutunjay Mohaptra has on Saturday made it clear the cyclone was unlikely to make landfall either in the coast of Odisha or Andhra Pradesh, but will move parallel to the coast in the sea.
April 09, 2022 9:17 am
Sachin Chaturvedi writes: BIMSTEC summit has created mechanisms that can help the organisation fulfil its potential. It must step up to challenges of post-pandemic world
March 19, 2022 4:29 pm
A well-marked low pressure area over South East Bay of Bengal and adjoining South Andaman Sea is likely to intensify into a depression on March 20 and a cyclonic storm around March 21, according to the Indian Meteorological Department website.
February 09, 2022 12:34 am
Even as climate change and warming oceans are becoming additional stressors to the livelihoods of the coastal residents across the world, an increase in wave heights could mean more damage to the local communities.
December 01, 2021 2:34 am
🔴 On Tuesday, the IMD said that a low-pressure system had developed off Thailand coast and it will enter the Andaman Sea by early Wednesday.
November 14, 2021 10:57 pm
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said on Sunday that a well marked low pressure area prevailed over the north Andaman Sea, and this system in the coming days will travel towards the east coast.
December 21, 2014 12:05 pm
Two natural disasters struck the coast of Tamil Nadu, both in the month of December — one, a cyclone 50 years ago, and the other, the tsunami of 2004.