Heavy rainfall alert

Port Blair
1 Dec 2017

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata, has forecast heavy to very heavy (7 to 20 cm) rain at isolated places over Nicobar Islands. Heavy (07 to 11 cm) rain very likely to occur at isolated places over Andaman Islands. Under the squally wind speed between 40 to 50 kmph gusting to 60 kmph fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea along and off A & N coast. Under the influence of Well Marked Low Pressure area over South Andaman sea and adjoining strait of Malacca, strong North to Northeasterly wind speed between 30 to 40 kmph gusting to 50 kmph and moderate to rough seas likely along and off Andaman & Nicobar coasts. Fishermen are advised to be cautious while venturing into the sea. Source IMD. 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.