Orange Réunion Mayotte modernizes real-time data charging and policy control to offer an improved customer experience A climate of competition Réunion is a French overseas department in the Indian Ocean, 700 kilometers east of Madagascar. With...Show More Summary
In mid-April, a platoon of Chinese soldiers trooped some 20 km into the region of Ladakh, which India considers its territory, and pitched tents and unfurled banners. When detected by Indian forces, they refused to leave, triggeringShow More Summary
Tonight's Weird or What? Is "Freaks of Nature" including lights over the Indian Ocean sending a nation into panic. This is followed by another new episode of "Paranormal Mysteries" about a woman attacked by an invisible attacker and a teen bothered by a ghost.
On Boxing Day of 2004 magnitude 9.1 undersea megathrust earthquake off the west coast of Sumatra, Indonesia, sparked a tsunami that took the lives of over 280,000 thousand people. The quake was caused when the Indian tectonic plate subducted...Show More Summary
Tropical Cyclone Jamala ran into some harsh atmospheric conditions on May 11 in the Southern Indian Ocean and vertical wind shear tore the storm apart. NASA's Aqua satellite captured an image of the remnants while the more powerful, more organized Tropical Cyclone Mahasen continued to strengthen to the north. read more
The first tropical cyclone in the Northern Indian Ocean this season has been getting better organized as seen in NASA satellite imagery. Tropical Cyclone Mahasen is projected to track north through the Bay of Bengal and make landfall later this week. read more
Earthquakes similar in magnitude to the 2004 Sumatra earthquake could occur in an area beneath the Arabian Sea at the Makran subduction zone, according to recent research.
Seafaring adventurers can charter one of a number of superyachts this summer to travel to far-flung locations including the Galápagos Islands, Panama, Baltic Sea, and Indian Ocean, among others. These exceptional long-range explorers...Show More Summary
The Indian Ocean is alive with tropical activity today, May 10, as there's a tropical storm in both the northern and southern oceans. Tropical Cyclone Jamala (formerly 24S) and newborn Tropical Cyclone 01B were both captured on one image from NASA's Terra satellite today. read more
Maritime piracy is both ageless as a threat as well as ductile in its dramatically changing nature both in and around the Indian Ocean and, increasingly, in other parts of the world.
A French man was killed by a shark while on his honeymoon on Reunion island, AFP reports. The 36-year-old was surfing at the popular Brisants de Saint-Gilles beach at the French Indian Ocean island when the shark attacked him twice, biting his arm and thigh. A swimmer who saw blood...
Mauritius is one of the world’s top luxury tourism destinations. With direct flights and an impressive array of stylish resorts to suit all tastes, isn?t it time you discovered this Indian Ocean gem? Trailfinders have picked out 4 reasons why you should visit Mauritius and enjoy all the luxuries it has to offer. Rejuvenation The [...]Show More Summary
Paleoanthropologist and Berkeley professor Tim White has been waiting for years to drill into the Gulf of Aden near the Indian Ocean seabed for ancient ashes from African volcanoes. By comparing the different layers in the sea core to...Show More Summary
In the global aftershock zone that followed the major April 2012 Indian Ocean earthquake, seismologists noticed an unusual pattern -- period of quiet, without a large quake. Why did this period of quiet occur?
SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH -- In the global aftershock zone that followed the major April 2012 Indian Ocean earthquake, seismologists noticed an unusual pattern. The magnitude (M) 8.6 earthquake, a strike-slip event at intraoceanic tectonic...Show More Summary
The Maldives Islands may be referred to as a remote destination to some, but for those willing to travel to Indian Ocean island nation, the reward in beauty is incredible. DM points us at the Ayada Maldives resort and spa:… Tour the Ayada Maldives Resort and Spa is a post by Jeff Carvalho on Selectism.
Cyclone Imelda has lost both her punch and her hurricane status as the storm moved into an area of higher wind shear and cooler waters in the Southern Indian Ocean. NASA's Aqua satellite provided an image of Imelda that showed wind shear that has been hammering the storm, had pushed the bulk of the storm's precipitation southeast of the center. read more
Cyclone Imelda is currently in the southern Indian Ocean, and reached hurricane strength yesterday. The above image clearly shows the eye of the storm opening up, but an image of the storm taken today shows it filled in with heavy cloud cover. Show More Summary
An upper-level low pressure system is sapping the cloud and thunderstorm development on the western side of Cyclone Victoria in the Southern Indian Ocean. New NASA satellite imagery showed that the bulk of rainfall was located east of the storm's center. read more
Tropical Cyclone Victoria is now a remnant low pressure area in the Southern Indian Ocean after running into strong wind shear that has been tearing the storm apart. When NASA's TRMM satellite passed over the storm on April 12 it saw limited areas with moderate rainfall pushed far from the center of circulation. read more