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A low pressure area may occur in Bay of Bengal: DMH

Eleven Myanmar - 13 Jul 2018
A low pressure area may occur due north of Bay of Bengal within 36 hours, according to an announcement from the Department of Meteorology and Hydrology (DMH). “The low pressure area will move to India. It always happens in July and August. We don't ...
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185 kg Black Marlin fish caught in the Bay of Bengal

Business Standard - 12 Jul 2018
"Marlin fishes are usually found in the colder region and surprisingly it was found in the Bay of Bengal," said Ramkrishna Sardar, Additional Director of Fisheries (Marine), East Midnapore district. According to him, the Marlin was caught by a ...
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Odisha to experience rains as two LOPAR form in Bay of Bengal

Business Standard - 12 Jul 2018
"Formation of another low pressure was likely on July 19 over the northwest Bay of Bengal which may cause moderate to heavy rainfall at many locations in north Odisha districts up to July 22," Sahu said adding that precipitation would be light to ...
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Mysteries of Indian monsoon probed in Bay of Bengal - 28 Jun 2018
Credit: Rupak De Chowdhuri/Reuters. Heavy rains and seven-metre-high waves pummelled the research vessel Thomas G. Thompson in the Bay of Bengal this month, routinely drenching the oceanographers on deck. But that was just fine with the scientists.
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Eight countries come together to protect Bay of Bengal

Down To Earth Magazine (press release) (blog) - 04 Jul 2018
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has just approved a grant of USD 15 million for the Bay of Bengal Large Marine Ecosystem (BOBLME) project, led by the UN Food and Agriculture Organisation (FAO). The project aims to promote sustainable fishing, ...
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Zegrahm Expeditions Will Sail 17-Day Bay of Bengal Cruise

Travel Agent - 02 Jul 2018
Adventure travel company Zegrahm Expeditions has announced a new 17-day small-ship cruise along the Bay of Bengal. Departing on January 20, 2019, the Silver Discoverer will take up to 120 guests along the coasts of India, Bangladesh and Myanmar.
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Three missing tourists found dead in Bay of Bengal - 07 Jul 2018
Kamal Uddin Bhuiyan, deputy assistant director of Chattogram Fire Service, confirmed the deaths to A joint team involving the fire service, the coast guard and Navy retrieved the bodies, he said. The three went missing in the Bay of ...
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First 'low' in the series forms, may bring heavy rain to Bengal, Odisha

Hindu Business Line (satire) (press release) (blog) - 13 Jul 2018
The first of the two anticipated low-pressure areas has formed over the North-West Bay of Bengal, which promises to change the complexion of the monsoon over East and Central India. India Met Department (IMD) has predicted a mostly westerly track for ...
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India: Bunker Fuel Threat in Bay of Bengal

Ship & Bunker - 28 Jun 2018
The environmental threat posed by bunker fuel onboard a ship stranded in the Bay of Bengal could be averted by deploying an 'inflatable barge'. The stranded ship has around 200 metric tonnes of fuel in its tanks and bad weather is making it difficult ...
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Sri Lanka to benefit from new GEF funding for Bay of Bengal

Sunday Leader - 26 Jun 2018
The Global Environment Facility (GEF) has approved US$ 15 million in funding to assist continued management of the large marine ecosystem in the Bay of Bengal in order to help sustain ecosystem services for the benefit of the coastal populations and ...
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Heavy rains predicted in next 3 days

Daily Pioneer - 14 Jul 2018
A low pressure and a cyclonic circulation over Bay of Bengal are likely to trigger heavy to very heavy rainfall in most part of the State during the next 72 hours. The Regional Office of India Meteorological Department (IMD) here on Saturday said the ...
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Low pressure over Bay of Bengal, more rains to lash

HERE. NOW - 09 Jul 2018
Bhubaneswar: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted more rainfall in most parts of the state till the next five days. According to a release by the Regional Meteorological Centre here the low pressure formed over the north-west Bay of ...
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Rain deficit, but fret not

The Telegraph India - 15 Jul 2018
Asked why, weathermen pointed to the lack of a strong system over Bay of Bengal. "Shifting of the monsoon trough towards the foothills of Himalayas at frequent intervals is also another reason for less rainfall in Jharkhand this July," said Upendra ...
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Salvage Operations Under Way for SSL Kolkata

The Maritime Executive - 13 Jul 2018
She drifted for several days in the Bay of Bengal, and despite a daring Indian Navy operation to deploy her anchors, she ran aground on a soft, muddy bottom at 21' 26.5" N 088' 46.4" E. According to the container ship's operator, Shreyas Shipping and ...

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