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Lightning Electrifies Cyclone's Eye in Dramatic Space Photo
Italian astronaut Samantha Cristoforetti captured this jaw-dropping photo on Jan. 12, at the exact moment when lightning struck the eye of Cyclone Bansi. The International Space Station was passing east of Madagascar as the cyclone churned below over the Southern Indian Ocean. Cyclone Bansi's eye extended 20 to 40 miles (32 to 64 kilometers) across before it hit the so-called eyewall, a ring of ...(1/30/2015 9:33:00 AM)
Tropical Cyclone Eunice still churning in the Southern Indian Ocean
The MODIS instrument that flies aboard NASA's Aqua satellite captured this image of Tropical Cyclone Eunice in the South Indian Ocean, well south of Diego Garcia and the Cocos Islands. Its location is 637 nautical miles south-southwest of these islands. The storm is currently tracking south-southeastward at 10 knots.(1/29/2015 12:27:10 PM)
MH370 Timeline
Malaysia and Australia remain committed to locate the missing Malaysia Airlines Flight MH370 which search operations continued to focus on the Southern Indian Ocean. Sep 17, 2014 – The search for Malaysian Airlines flight MH370 resumes with more vessels joining in to scan the sea floor. Sep 15, 2014 – The missing Malaysia Airlines flight MH370 international search and recovery team discovered 58 ...(1/29/2015 5:51:07 AM)
Indian Ocean storms weaken
Two major storms that have threatened island nations in the region are now beginning to dissipate.(1/18/2015 5:48:16 AM)
Weather Gang: Two cyclones flare up in the southern Indian Ocean, one particularly intense (IMAGES)
Satellite imagery reveals a pair of cyclones in the southern Indian ocean, and one is a doozy.(1/16/2015 2:38:06 PM)
Image: Diamondra sitting in the middle of the Indian Ocean not threatening land
Tropical Cyclone Diamondra is currently in the middle of the Indian Ocean and is not threatening any land masses at this time.(1/29/2015 12:26:49 PM)
China's sub finds mysterious deep-sea living beings
ABOARD THE XIANGYANGHONG 09 - China's manned deep sea submersible, the Jiaolong, collected 17 items of deep-sea living beings from the seabed of the southwestern Indian Ocean on Wednesday, and two of them were unknown for scientists aboard the vessel.(1/31/2015 10:11:48 PM)
DCA says confident searchers looking in right place in deep-sea hunt for MH370
PUTRAJAYA, Jan 30 — The Department of Civil Aviation (DCA) expressed confidence today that the current search area in the hunt for Flight MH370 in the southern Indian Ocean is the right place....(1/30/2015 3:33:00 AM)
NASA panorama of two Southern Indian Ocean tropical cyclones
The MODIS instrument that flies aboard two NASA satellites captured images of Tropical Cyclone Diamondra and Tropical Cyclone Eunice in the South Indian Ocean, and two separate images were combined to make one panorama of the two storms.(1/28/2015 1:26:25 PM)
How 'groundbreaking' number crunching found path of Flight 370
Monday's announcement by Malaysia's Prime Minister acknowledging that missing Flight 370 ended in the southern Indian Ocean opens the door to a big question: How did new number crunching confirm the Boeing 777's path?(1/29/2015 7:40:08 AM)
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