Heavy rain forecast

Port Blair
18 Jul 2018

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (7-11)cm with lightning to occur at one or two places over Andaman Islands on Thursday. Under the influence of moderate to strong southwest monsoon current, strong southwest to westerly wind speed exceeding 45 kmph and rough to very rough seas are likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea during next 48 hours. The general public have been advised to take precautionary measures and contact the State Control Room, District Control Room and Emergency Operation Centres in case of any emergency.