Bay Of Bengal

  • The Thane effect: rough seas and empty beaches December 30, 2011

    Chennai: The Marina beach in Chennai lay largely deserted on Friday as people chose to stay home fearing the cyclone Thane. The cyclone hit coastal Tamil Nadu early on Friday morning packing a wind speed of 140 kmph, bringing heavy rainfall to Chennai and Nagapattinam, and killing three in Cuddalore. ...
  • Citizens For Earth: Orissa beaches death traps for turtles June 15, 2009

    The Olive Ridley turtles thrive on the coast of Orissa in India. However, the Bay of Bengal and the beaches of Orissa have become virtual death traps for these animals. Nearly 3,000 of them die every year on these beaches....