Heavy rain, strong wind forecast

Port Blair
8 Nov 2018

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy to very heavy rain (07 to 20 cm) at one or two places over Andaman & Nicobar islands in the next 48 hours. In anticipation of a Low pressure area very likely to emerge into Andaman Sea and become more marked during next 24 hours. It is likely to move westnorthwestwards and concentrate into a depression during the subsequent 24 hours. Under influence of it strong wind speed likely to reach 40 -50 kmph on 9th November and 50-60 kmph next two days and sea condition very are likely be rough to very rough and high in gust Fishermen who are in deep sea have been advised to return to the coast by 08th November evening and advised not to venture into Andaman sea and adjoining Southeast & Eastcentral Bay of Bengal from the morning of 09th to 11th November’2018.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.