Tag: Indian Ocean

Mauritius starts to scuttle Japanese oil-spill vessel

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Mauritius said on Thursday it had started to scuttle the Japanese-owned bulk carrier that ran aground off its shores and spilled oil over pristine waters and fragile...

Here’s why the Indian Ocean is creating strong and deadly tropical cyclones

The Indian Ocean has made its mark on the global news cycle this year with tropical cyclone Idai that killed over 1,000 people followed by tropical cyclone Kenneth.

Cyclone kills at least five people as it slams into Madagascar

Cyclone Enawo, a massive tropical storm packing winds up to 300 km per hour (185 mph), killed at least five people when it slammed into the Indian Ocean island of Madagascar, officials...