Heavy rain, rough sea forecast

Port Blair
26 May 2018

The India Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy to very heavy (7 to 20 cm) rainfall at isolated places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the next 48 hours. In view of onset of Southwest monsoon over some parts of Southeast Bay of Bengal, South Andaman sea and Nicobar Islands, strong southwesterly wind speed between 35 and 45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph and rough to very rough seas very 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.