Heavy rainfall alert

Port Blair
27 May 2017

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (7-11) to occur at isolated places over Andaman & Nicobar Islands for during next 24 hours. Under the influence of low pressure area over southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining area of central Bay of Bengal, strong southwesterly wind speed between 35 and 45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph and rough to very rough seas are likely along and off Andaman and Nicobar  coast. Fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea. Local Cautionary Signal No. III is hoisted at Port Blair Port. The general public are  advised to take precautionary measures and contact the state control room, district control room and emergency operation centres in case of any emergency.