Port Blair, Nov 17: A weather bulletin has been received from IMD, Port Blair at 1500 hrs on today that, a Low-pressure area formed over Southeast Bay of Bengal & adjoining Andaman Sea in the morning of today, the 17th November, 2022. It is likely to move west-northwestwards and gradually concentrate into a Depression over central parts of South Bay of Bengal around 19th November, 2022. Thereafter, it is likely to move west-north westwards towards Tamil Nadu Puducherry and south Andhra Pradesh coasts during subsequent 3 days.
In this regard, following warnings have been issued by the IMD :
(I) Rainfall: Light to moderate rainfall at most places with heavy falls at isolated places is very likely over Andaman & Nicobar Islands on 17th November.
(ii) Wind warning:1. Squally weather with wind speed reaching 40-45 kmph gusting to 55 kmph is likely to prevail over Andaman Sea & adjoining Southeast & East Central Bay of Bengal On 17th; over Southeast Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of Andaman Sea, Southwest & Central Bay of Bengal on 18th Nov, 2022
(iii) Sea condition: 1. Sea condition will be rough over Andaman Sea & adjoining Southeast & East Central Bay of Bengal on 17th and over Southeast Bay of Bengal and dining areas of Andaman Sea, Southwest & Central Bay of Bengal on 18th Nov, 2022.
(iv) Fishermen Warning (warning graphics enclosed) Fishermen are advised not to venture into:
1. Andaman Sea & adjoining Southeast & East Central Bay of Bengal on 17th NovemberSoutheast Bay of Bengal and adjoining areas of Andaman Sea, South West & East Central Bay of Bengal on 18th November
For further enquiries / information contact the helpline of the State Emergency Operation Centre at Helpline No. 1070 & District Emergency Operation Centre at Helpline No. 1077.
For any emergency/assistance at sea, call the Coast Guard SAR Agency at Toll Free number 1554.
State Control Room: 03192-238880 (Tele-Fax), 1070(Helpline).
District Control Room: 03192-238881, 1077(Helpline).
EOC (Campbell Bay): 03193-264020
EOC (Kamorta): 03193-263222
EOC (N&M): 03192-262960
EOC (Hut Bay): 03192-284014
EOC (Car Nicobar): 03193-265241
EOC (Swaraj Dweep): 03192-282030
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