Port Blair, Oct. 21: Heavy rain (07-11 cm) is likely to occur at one or two places over Andaman Islands on Oct. 22 & 23.  Due to the low pressure area over Andaman Sea and adjoining Southeast Bay of Bengal and likely intensification of the system, fishermen have been advised not to venture into the sea till 23rd October, 2022. 

For further enquiries / information, one may contact helpline of State Emergency Operation Centre at Helpline No.1070 & District Emergency Operation Centre at Helpline No. 1077. For any emergency/assistance at sea, call Coast Guard SAR Agency at Toll Free Number 1554, a press release from Directorate of Disaster Management said.

Meanwhile, in another press release received from Assistant Commissioner (HQ), Nicobar District it has been stated that in view of the Cyclonic Weather Warning, the residents of Nicobar District have been directed not venture near beaches, creek etc. with immediate effect till midnight of Oct.24, 2022.