Bay of Bengal

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

Asani weakens, centred near India's Andhra coast

Asani, the severe cyclonic storm in the Bay of Bengal, weakened into a cyclonic storm this morning (May 11, 2022).

May 11, 2022
May 11, 2022

A not-so-smart proposal for an offshore smart city

In an unprecedented move, the parliamentary standing committee on housing and public works ministry has directly recommended a major development project—to build an offshore smart city claiming...

May 10, 2022
May 10, 2022

Cyclone Asani likely to weaken over the Bay of Bengal today

Severe cyclone Asani raged over the Bay of Bengal packing a wind speed of 105 km per hour amidst indication of a gradual weakening later today.

May 5, 2022
May 5, 2022

India's Odisha alerts of possible cyclone over Bay of Bengal

The government of the eastern Indian state of Odisha today sounded an alert of a possible cyclone over the Bay of Bengal as a cyclonic circulation over South Andaman Sea and neighbourhood persisted...

April 18, 2022
April 18, 2022

Mild heat wave to continue in four districts

A mild heat wave is sweeping over the regions of Rajshahi, Pabna, Dinajpur and Jashore and it may continue, said a Met Office bulletin.

December 5, 2021
December 5, 2021

Depression in Bay: Rain disrupts Dhaka life

Daylong drizzle disrupted life in Dhaka and some other parts of the country as cyclonic storm Jawad weakened into a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal today.

September 25, 2021
September 25, 2021

Depression in Bay: Maritime ports asked to warn vessels

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to hoist distant cautionary signal one to alert vessels of a depression over the Bay of Bengal.

May 16, 2020
May 16, 2020

Depression at Bay, maritime ports asked to hoist cautionary signal

Maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox's Bazar, Mongla and Payra are advised to keep hoisted distant cautionary signal no. one (r) one as the depression over southeast Bay and adjoining Andaman sea...

February 11, 2020
February 11, 2020

15 Rohingyas dead as trawler sinks in Bay of Bengal

At least 15 people have died as a trawler sank in the Bay of Bengal near St Martin's Island while trying to go to Malaysia illegally.

November 7, 2019
November 7, 2019

Cyclone 'Bulbul' 865km southwest of Chattogram port: Met office

The maritime ports of Chattogram, Cox’s Bazar, Mongla and Payra have been advised to keep hoisted local cautionary signal No. 3 as cyclonic storm “Bulbul” is likely to intensify further and move in...