Met forecasts heavy rains in isles

Port Blair
6 Jan 2017

The Indian Meteorological Department, Kolkata has forecast heavy rain (07-20 cm) at isolated places over Nicobar Islands in the next 48 hours. Heavy rains (07-11 cm) are also likely to occur at isolated places over Andaman and Nicobar Islands in the next three days.

Under the influence of low pressure area over South Andaman sea and adjoining Tenasserim coasts, strong Northeasterly wind speed between 25 and 35 kmph gusting to 45 kmph and generally rough seas are likely along and off A & N coasts. Fishermen have been advised to be cautious while venturing into the sea. 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.