(News) MALDIVES – MTCC completes Maabaidhoo harbour channel project

https://edition.mv/news/18661 Maldives Transport and Contracting Company (MTCC) on Sunday, announced the completion of a new channel in the Maibaadhoo harbour in Laamu Atoll. Under this project, MTCC undertook 17,503 cbm of dredging operations to create the...

(News) SAUDI ARABIA – Saudi Arabia’s 3 400 km charming coastlines beckon tourists

https://saudigazette.com.sa/article/595013/SAUDI-ARABIA/SaudiArabias-3400-km-charming-coastlines-beckon-tourists The coastal beaches along the Red Sea in the West and the Arabian Gulf in the East are distinguished by their natural beauty which attract thousands of tourists throughout the year.  Since the launch of...

(News) MAYOTTE – The underwater volcano near Mayotte is still active.

https://www.lemonde.fr/sciences/article/2020/06/30/le-volcan-sousmarin-pres-de-mayotte-est-toujours-actif_6044737_1650684.html The eruption off the island of Mayotte did not stop during the coronavirus crisis. This is what scientists observed during a double campaign organised under unprecedented conditions, in full confinement. 

(News) INDIAN OCEAN – Future tropical storm Irondro in gestation south of Diego Garcia

http://www.cycloneoi.com/archives-blog/cyclone/future-tempete-tropicaleirondro-en-gestation-au-sud-de-diego-garcia.html Cyclogenesis is underway in the southwestern Indian Ocean basin from Suspect Zone 91S, the centre of which is located south of Diego Garcia. Associated convective activity is strong, while environmental conditions are favorable for...

(News) GULF OF ADEN – Earthquake hits Gulf of Aden

https://timesofoman.com/article/3016339/oman/earthquake-hits-gulf-ofaden An earthquake, measuring 5.6 on the Richter scale, hit the Gulf of Aden. However, there is no danger of a potential tsunami because of the quake. The Public Authority for Civil Aviation (PACA) said:...

(News) INDIAN OCEAN – Hurricane season 2020 – 2021: names of hurricanes range from...

http://www.ipreunion.com/actus-reunion/reportage/2020/06/20/les-nomsdes-cyclones-sont-saison-cyclonique-2020-2021-de-ava-a-zacarias,120613.html Mtotec.com has published the names of the hurricanes for the season 2020 - 2021. From Ava to Zacarias, 26 names have been chosen as every year by the 15 member countries of the Southwest...

(News) INDIAN OCEAN- Cyclogenesis signal under surveillance in northeastern Madagascar

http://www.cycloneoi.com/archives-blog/cyclone/signal-de-cyclogenese-soussurveillance-au-nord-est-de-madagascar.html The ensemble data of the European IFS model, give a probability of tropical storm formation in the North-East of Madagascar for this Week-End. This forecast is uncertain and needs to be confirmed in the...

(News) INDIA – IMD forecasts thunderstorm in Mumbai today

https://indianexpress.com/article/india/imd-forecasts-thunderstorm-inmumbai-today-6453312/ Under the influence of Cyclone Nisarga, Maharashtra had experienced continuous pre-monsoon showers, even as the southwest monsoon is likely to make an onset over Maharashtra, especially in Marathwada, within the next two to three...