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Chennai weather: City to receive rainfall over next 24 hours

The Regional Meteorological Department has predicted heavy rainfall in Chennai and other districts in Tamil Nadu over the next 24 hours.

Rain batters states on west coast, fresh low-pressure area forming over Bay of Bengal

The India Meteorological Department cautioned people, saying heavy rainfall warning on a "very-high-tide day" in the Arabian Sea was "not a good combination".


Six fishermen rescued, 25 still missing in Bay of Bengal

The whereabouts of FB Nayan with 16 fishermen on board are still unknown. Nine fishermen from FB Dashabhuja are also missing, Maity said.

Odisha: Fishermen warned as depression develops over Bay of Bengal

"The depression over southeast Bay of Bengal might intensify into a deep depression over the next 24 hours and turn into a cyclonic storm subsequently," the IMD said.

Kolkata fishermen missing: Body, trawler found

The Met department on Wednesday issued an alert asking fishermen not to go to sea. One of the capsized trawlers — ‘MV Joy Kishan’ — was also found near the body. Rescue operations are on in full swing to trace the remaining fishermen, police said.

Three, including 7-year-old, drown in Bay of Bengal

According to police, a total of six members belonging to two families from Kolkata had gone on a weekend trip to Henry’s Island, when, three of them got pulled by tidal waves as body of the seven-year-old girl was found by coastal guards on Sunday.


Cyclone Mora to intensify in next 24 hours, heavy rains expected in Bangladesh, Northeast India, Myanmar

Cyclone Mora: The storm that has brought devastation in Sri Lanka and claimed the lives of at-least 164 people, now centers within 500 km of Bangladesh coast

Over 100 fishermen still missing in Bay of Bengal, search operation continues

"Of the total 31 boats, 15 boats have returned so far. Search is going on to trace another 16 boats. The Coast Guard is conducting search operation, " East Godavari District Collector said.

Look ahead to a week of smog

Depression likely to form over Bay of Bengal in next 48 hours, could trigger fog and smog.

Phailin, and now Hudhud, show how India has learnt to tackle cyclones

For the Orissa super-cyclone of 1999, the IMD sent out warnings 24 hours in advance.

Bay of Bengal Photos

The Big Picture: After the waves pulled back

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.