Heavy rain, rough weather forecast

Port Blair
29 May 2018

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy (07 to 11cm) over Andaman Islands in the next 24 hours. Due to strong Southwest monsoon current over some parts of Bay of Bengal and Andaman sea, Strong Southwesterly wind speed between 35 and 45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph and rough to very rough seas very likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into North-East Andaman sea during next 48 hours. Due to formation of Low pressure area over East Central Bay. Fishermen have also been advised not to venture into North-East Bay and East Central Bay. 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.