It’s been a wild six months for megastorms. In October 2015, Hurricane Patricia became the most powerful ever measured, with winds topping 322km/h before being downgraded near the coast of Mexico. In February 2016, there was Winston, the most potent cyclone recorded in the Southern Hemisphere, which made landfall on Fiji. Show More Summary
It’s been a wild six months for megastorms. In October 2015, Hurricane Patricia became the most powerful ever measured, with winds topping 200 mph before being downgraded near the coast of Mexico. In February 2016, there was Winston, the most potent cyclone recorded in the Southern Hemisphere, which made landfall on Fiji. Show More Summary
Tropical Cyclone Fantala continued to spin northeast of Madagascar when NASA's Aqua satellite passed over the Southern Indian Ocean on April 20. The Moderate Resolution Imaging Spectroradiometer or MODIS instrument that flies aboardShow More Summary
Three possible pieces of debris from the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 discovered this year on beaches in the west Indian Ocean did not just wash up naturally on the shores — but were “planted” there deliberately by a person or persons unknown as part of “a tightly focused military operation,” a prominent expert on... Show More Summary
India is increasing its sphere of influence in the Indian Ocean and beyond for geo-strategic and commercial interests. In fact, India is allying with the US, Japan, Australia and other countries to achieve its objective of naval supremacy.
Russia will participate in international joint military exercises with countries from the Asian-Pacific region, the head of the Russian Defense Ministry’s Eastern Military District’s press service said Thursday.
Tropical Cyclone Fantala continued to strengthen in the Southern Indian Ocean and NASA/JAXA's Global Precipitation Measurement (GPM) satellite found very heavy rain in the system. read more
This stunning birds-eye view of Cemagi Beach in south-west Bali shows the waves rolling in from the Indian Ocean and the Balinese Hindu temple Pura Gede Luhur Batungaus dramatically set on a rocky outcrop. Steps away from the sands,Show More Summary
The search for the sunk wreckage of MH370 has entered its end phase with less than 20,000 square kilometres of the south Indian Ocean floor left to be sonar scanned. It’s the crossing of a line that leaves some critical issues unresolved, although there is finally a detailed account as to how a vital piece […]
The world's largest shark fin industry lies in the heart of the Coral Triangle, a region of the Indian and Pacific Oceans home to the world's most diverse coral reefs and known as the Amazon of the seas. This idyllic-sounding environment sustains an industry responsible for the deaths of over 3 million sharks a year. Show More Summary
Five years after he was charged in a sealed federal indictment and almost two years after he was captured by U.S. agents in the Indian Ocean nation of the Maldives, accused Russian hacker Roman Seleznev finally seemed ready to face justice in the United States. He hadn't attempted to escape from...
Azalea Cruise Superyacht Equipped with water toys and a PADI dive center, the yacht is ready for Indian Ocean exploration… Rebekah Bell
A piece of debris found on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius will be examined by investigators to see if it came from missing Malaysia Airlines Flight 370, Australian officials said Sunday. The discovery comes less than two weeks after officials confirmed that two pieces of debris found along...
Another piece of debris suspected to belong to Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 has washed ashore on another island in the Indian Ocean. The suspected MH370 debris turned up on the shores of Mauritius. That isn’t far from Reunion, where another piece of the plane was found last year. Show More Summary
One more piece of debris probably being the internal part of cabin of the missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 that disappeared almost two years ago was found on the Indian Ocean island of Mauritius, media reported, citing the Malaysian Department of Civil Aviation director-general.
The southern tip of Africa is washed by two oceans: the Indian and Atlantic oceans. This should allow South Africa to benefit economically from various activities through developing the ocean economy. Fisheries, tourism and maritime activities are some of the sectors that can underpin the economy. There is enormous potential for countries with an ocean […]
Boy from Indian Ocean island of Comoros has been stranded in a transit zone at Charles de Gaulle airport after trying to enter France illegally
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Former Tropical Cyclone 17S was battered by northerly vertical wind shear and reduced to a remnant low pressure area in the Southern Indian Ocean. NASA-NOAA's Suomi NPP satellite passed over the system on March 30 captured a visible image of the large area of remnant clouds streaming to the southeast. read more
A US Navy-led Combined Maritime Forces (CMF) vessel seized a large weapons cache aboard a small boat heading toward Somalia in the northern Indian Ocean, CMF said in a statement.