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What is Nor'easter? Winter storm plaguing NYC explained

The NYC winter storm, Nor'easter, has caused a snow emergency in North America. Here's what it means.

A morning commuter walks through wind and snow during a Nor'easter winter storm in the Times Square area in New York City, U.S., February 13, 2024. REUTERS/Brendan McDermid(REUTERS)
Published on Feb 14, 2024 01:22 AM IST

Hurricane Lee remains a major threat as it moves closer to the U.S. East Coast

Major Category 4 Hurricane Lee moves towards Leeward Islands, uncertain if it will impact East Coast directly.

This satellite image provided by NOAA shows Hurricane Lee over the Atlantic Ocean on September 8, 2023, at 15h50UTC. Lee is now a Category 4 storm with 155 mph (249 kph) winds and is about 550 miles (885 kms) east of the northern Leeward Islands. (Photo by Handout / NOAA/GOES / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT
Published on Sep 09, 2023 02:13 PM IST

Hurricane Lee charges through the open Atlantic, approaches northeast Caribbean

The Category 2 hurricane was located about 870 miles (1,405 kilometers) east of the northern Leeward Islands. It had winds of up to 105 miles per hour.

This Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2023, satellite image provided by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows Hurricane Lee, right, off in the central tropical Atlantic Ocean. (AP File)
Updated on Sep 07, 2023 10:55 PM IST
AP | | Posted by Sreelakshmi B

Hurricane Franklin to bring dangerous surf to East Coast, no harm to U.S main

Hurricane Franklin to bring dangerous surf conditions to the East Coast, but not expected to hit mainland US.

People walk in the rain brought by Tropical Storm Franklin in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, early Wednesday, Aug. 23, 2023. (AP Photo/Ricardo Hernandez)(AP)
Published on Aug 27, 2023 09:53 AM IST

6.6 magnitude earthquake strikes in Atlantic Ocean near northern Caribbean

The earthquake was felt on several islands, including Puerto Rico. No damage was immediately reported.

The earthquake struck at a depth of 10 km. (Representative)
Published on Jul 11, 2023 03:20 AM IST
AP |

French President Macron's advisor in Delhi, to hold talks with Ajit Doval

Emmanuel Bonne, diplomatic advisor to French President, will hold extensive talks with NSA Ajit Doval to firm up the agenda of PM Modi's visit to France.

Prime Minister Narendra Modi travels to France on July 13-14 at the invitation of French President Emmanuel Macron.
Updated on Jul 06, 2023 07:32 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Friend of Titanic sub victim reveals her struggle to get ROV deployed for search

Friend of one of the victims of the Titanic submersible tragedy, has shared the events that unfolded behind-the-scenes in race against time

Tracy Ryan, left, seen with the family of British billionaire Hamish Harding, who perished along with four other people on the imploded Titan submersible.
Published on Jun 27, 2023 05:46 PM IST
ByPaurush Omar

Pak tycoon Shahzada Dawood got seats on doomed Titan sub after US man said 'no'

On Thursday, after the US Coast Guard announced it had located pieces of the Titan , Bloom posted a series of texts between him and Rush from earlier this year.

On Thursday, the US Coast Guard announced it had located pieces of the Titan on the ocean floor.(via REUTERS)
Published on Jun 24, 2023 08:13 AM IST
Reuters |

Titan submersible implosion: Three challenges ahead in complex investigation

The missing Titan submersible faced a “catastrophic implosion” sometime this week in the Atlantic Ocean after diving off the Canada coast on Sunday.

OceanGate Expeditions' Titan submersible in an undated photograph.(AP)
Published on Jun 23, 2023 11:00 PM IST

Viral videos: How Titan submersible implosion would have looked like

After the news of the implosion of the Titan in the North Atlantic Ocean, animated videos showing how the accident would have taken place went viral.

Screengrab of a video depicting implosion of a metal vessel.
Published on Jun 23, 2023 07:30 PM IST

James Cameron is full of remorse over Titanic tragedy, ‘I wish I'd spoken up’

Titanic Director James Cameron has said he wishes he'd sounded alarm over lost submersible

Leonardo DiCaprio and Kate Winslet with James Cameron while shooting for Titanic.
Published on Jun 23, 2023 01:08 PM IST
Reuters |

Titan submersible mishap: All you need to know about 'Titanic' explorer incident

An adventure endeavour turned into a disaster as the submersible went missing, eerily refreshing memories and reports of the sinking of "Titanic" ship.

The Titan submersible(via REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 23, 2023 11:30 PM IST
ByAdarsh Kumar Gupta

US Navy recorded the moment Titanic submersible imploded, was destroyed: Report

The craft's five passengers are presumed dead, according to OceanGate Expeditions, which operated the submersible.

On Thursday, the US Coast Guard said it had found wreckage of the submersible. (AP)
Published on Jun 23, 2023 08:04 AM IST

Daughter of missing Titanic explorer hopeful: 'He knows how to handle crisis'

Nargeolet said she was confident her father, French oceanographer Paul-Henri Nargeolet, would have managed the situation well.

Sidonie Nargeolet, daughter of submersible passenger Paul-Henri Nargeolet, speaks during an interview.(REUTERS)
Published on Jun 22, 2023 10:42 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Nisha Anand

Craft set out for Titanic mission went missing. What could be the reason?

The submersible which was carrying five passengers lost contact in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean. Experts had raised 'catastrophic’ safety concerns way back

The Titan submersible, operated by OceanGate Expeditions to explore the wreckage of the sunken Titanic off the coast of Newfoundland, dives in an undated photograph.(via REUTERS)
Updated on Jun 21, 2023 10:52 AM IST

South China Sea secured, China now eyes west coast of Africa and Indian Ocean

China has a ballistic missile tracker Yuan Wang 7 off coast of Oman in Arabian Sea and another Yuan Wang 5 off coast of Durban in South Atlantic Ocean.

File photo of Yuan Wang 5 Chinese missile tracker off Sri Lanka in 2022.
Published on May 15, 2023 11:47 AM IST
By, New Delhi

Cause and Effect | The slowdown of global ocean currents

Ocean currents are slowing due to melting ice, with dire consequences for the planet. Here is what we know

The Southern Ocean system moves nutrient-dense water north from Antarctica, past New Zealand into the North Pacific Ocean, the North Atlantic and Indian Ocean. (Reuters)
Published on Apr 21, 2023 03:16 PM IST
ByTannu Jain

HT This Day: April 14, 1946 -- Netaji’s thrilling journey from Berlin to Sumatra in 1943

A thrilling account of Netaji Subhas Chandra Bose’s journey from Berlin to Sumatra was given here yesterday at a Press conference by Major Abid Hassan, who was personal secretary to Netaji and travelled with him during the journey in 1943.

HT This Day: April 14, 1946 -- Netaji’s thrilling journey from Berlin to Sumatra in 1943
Updated on Apr 13, 2023 06:26 PM IST
By, Calcutta

US downs Chinese balloon over ocean, moves to recover debris

An operation was underway in U.S. territorial waters in the Atlantic Ocean to recover debris from the balloon, which had been flying at about 60,000 feet and was estimated to be about the size of three school buses.

The balloon was spotted Saturday morning over the Carolinas as it approached the coast. (AP)
Updated on Feb 05, 2023 01:47 AM IST

Mysterious ‘blue goo’ spotted in ocean. Watch

The video of the mysterious ‘blue goo’ spotted in Atlantic Ocean was posted on Twitter.

The image, taken from the Twitter video, shows the mysterious ‘blue goo’ like creature spotted in Atlantic Ocean(Twitter/@oceanexplorer)
Updated on Sep 13, 2022 06:58 PM IST
ByTrisha Sengupta

Audi, Porsche among thousands of luxury cars left adrift in Atlantic amid blaze

As many as 3,965 Volkswagen AG vehicles are aboard the ship, reported Bloomberg, citing an internal email from Volkswagen’s US operations.

A logo of German carmaker Volkswagen. (Representational image)(REUTERS)
Published on Feb 18, 2022 10:52 AM IST
Written by Shubhangi Gupta | Edited by Sohini Goswami, New Delhi

SpaceX's trailblazing tourist trip to orbit ends with splashdown in the Atlantic

SpaceX capsule parachuted into the ocean just before sunset, not far from where the chartered flight began three days earlier. The all-amateur crew was the first to circle the world without a professional astronaut.

The quartet of newly minted citizen astronauts comprising the SpaceX Inspiration4 mission safely splashes down in SpaceX's Crew Dragon capsule off the coast of Kennedy Space Center, Florida, USA(SpaceX/Handout via REUTERS)
Updated on Sep 19, 2021 08:03 AM IST
AP | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Cape Canaveral, Fla.

Vicky Kaushal’s 6am Capoeira workout combines dance, acrobatics and music

Vicky Kaushal makes sweating it out in the gym look fun as he nails the ginga movement of Brazilian martial art, Capoeira, which involves hands on the ground and inverted kicks while combining elements of dance, acrobatics and music. Read more about this interesting workout here

Vicky Kaushal’s 6am Capoeira workout combines dance, acrobatics and music(Instagram/vickykaushal09)
Updated on Jun 25, 2021 04:13 PM IST
ByZarafshan Shiraz

US eases travel warning for Japan ahead of Olympics, France, Germany, others

The US State Department changed its travel warnings Tuesday for nearly 60 nations including Japan, France, Canada, Germany and other territories from level 4, or “do not travel,” to level 3, “reconsider travel” ahead of President Joe Biden's plan to visit the UK for a Group of 7 meeting

US eases travel warning for Japan ahead of Olympics, France, Germany, others(AFP)
Updated on Jun 09, 2021 09:47 AM IST
Bloomberg |

Milind Soman-Ankita Konwar are travel, couple and fitness goals all in these pictures by the Atlantic Ocean

Milind Soman-Ankita Konwar’s latest beach pictures will make your jaws drop at their flawless Chakrasana, passionate gaze and serene outing by the Atlantic Ocean

Milind Soman-Ankita Konwar are travel, couple and fitness goals all in these pictures by the Atlantic Ocean(Instagram/ankita_earthy/milindrunning)
Updated on Oct 18, 2020 09:28 AM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByZarafshan Shiraz

Greta Thunberg warns of fallouts from climate change in powerful documentary trailer that gives goosebumps

Sweden’s teen climate change activist, Greta Thunberg’s documentary trailer grabs over 1.3 million views, makes hair stand on the ends with climate emergency warnings ahead of cinematic release worldwide starting October 16

Greta Thunberg’s documentary trailer will surely give you goosebumps(YouTube/Hulu)
Updated on Sep 13, 2020 12:56 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi | ByZarafshan Shiraz

Tropical storm Josephine weakens slightly in Atlantic Ocean

The storm had maximum sustained winds of 40 mph (65 kph) and was located about 680 miles (1,090 kilometers) east-southeast of the northern Leeward Islands, the US National Hurricane Center stated in its 5 a.m. advisory.

Tropical storms have maximum sustained winds between 39 and 73 mph (63 and 117 kph). Josephine was expected to strengthen over the next day or so, forecasters said.(Reuters file photo. Representative image)
Published on Aug 14, 2020 02:57 PM IST
Miami | ByAssociated Press| Posted by: Harshit Sabarwal

113-year-old Spanish woman overcomes coronavirus infection

Local media say at least 17 residents of her nursing home are suspected to have died after developing symptoms associated with Covid-19.

After living for some years in New Orleans where her father founded a magazine, she returned to Spain’s northeastern Catalonia region where she lives in the town of Olot.(REUTERS)
Published on May 15, 2020 11:11 PM IST
Barcelona | ByAssociated Press

Graham Walters, a British senior, becomes oldest solo Atlantic rower

After three months of surviving on boil-in-the-bag meals -- plus a stash of chocolate he took with him as treats -- Walters said he couldn’t wait to tuck into an English staple, roast beef and Yorkshire pudding, with a glass of red wine.

Graham Walters, a British senior, becomes oldest solo Atlantic rower. (Representational Image)(Unsplash)
Updated on May 02, 2020 01:12 PM IST
St. John’s, Antigua and Barbuda | ByAgence France-Presse

With 326 passengers, flight makes emergency landing after pilot spills coffee

With the hot liquid causing a strong electrical burning smell and smoke rising from the panel, the captain decided to divert, the report from the Air Accidents Investigation Branch (AAIB) said.

A commercial flight with 326 people on board was forced to make an emergency landing when hot coffee was accidentally spilled over the cockpit control panel over the Atlantic ocean.(Satyabrata Tripathy/HT Photo)
Updated on Sep 13, 2019 07:12 AM IST
London | ByReuters
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