Andaman Sea

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part of the Bay of Bengal to the west of the Malay Peninsula

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New Delhi [India], Dec 4 ( ANI ): The National Crisis Management Committee (NCMC) on Monday took note of another depression being formed in South East Bay of Bengal adjoining South Andaman Sea, in the wake of Cyclone Ockhi creating havoc in the southern states of India.
The well-marked low pressure area over the south Andaman Sea and the adjoining strait of Malacca lies over the north Sumatra coast and adjoining the south Andaman Sea, IMD said in its mid-day bulletin.
The army officials said that they lost communication with the flight Wednesday, shortly after the flight was half an hour into the regular short trip while flying at 5,485 meters over the Andaman Sea, about 70 kilometers west of the town of Dawei.
In the Mediterranean Sea alone, 3,200 people have perished, and in the Andaman Sea, just east of the Bay of Bengal, thousands of migrants have been stranded on boats with nowhere to land, or have been held hostage by their traffickers.
During the five-day command post exercise liaison officers will receive simulated reports of suspect vessels in the Straits of Singapore and Malacca, the Andaman Sea or the South China Sea.
Over in the serene Andaman Sea off Thailand, the Phuket King's Cup (5 to 12 December 2015) is the grandest of the many competitive regattas throughout Southeast Asia so rewards crew with great fun on and off the water.
Rohingya Muslims have been forced into the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea to seek refuge in Malaysia and Indonesia.
The tensions in Rakhine state have contributed to a growing exodus of ethnic Rohingya who have been risking their lives by crossing the Bay of Bengal and the Andaman Sea for nearby states.
YANGON, Sha'ban 14, 1436, June 01, 2015, SPA -- More than 700 migrants found packed aboard an overcrowded boat in the Andaman Sea were still being held offshore by Myanmar's navy on Monday, more than three days after the converted fishing vessel was intercepted off the country's coast.
refugee agency is estimating that over 3,000 Rohingya and Bangladeshi migrants - or even more - could still be adrift in the Andaman Sea.
The latest group brought to shore adds to the over 2,000 who have managed to land in Indonesia and Malaysia after weeks of drifting in the Andaman Sea with little food or water.
London, May 18 -- Christian Solidarity Worldwide (CSW) has called on the British government to press for EU Foreign Ministers meeting today to discuss the case of Rohingya refugees who are currently stranded in the Andaman Sea.
Jeddah, May 17 (BNA): The Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) has been monitoring the situation facing thousands of Rohingya and Bangladeshi refugees, asylum-seekers and economic migrants stranded on boats in the Andaman Sea and Straits of Malacca.
Smugglers abandoned boats crammed with hungry and thirsty migrants in the Andaman Sea after a Thai crackdown on human trafficking.
The United Nations has called on countries around the Andaman Sea not to push back the thousands of desperate Bangladeshis and Rohingya Muslims from Myanmar now stranded in rickety boats, and to rescue them instead.