Coast Guard has issues advisory regarding low pressure over northwest Bay of Bengal

Port Blair, July 19: The Indian Coast Guard today issued a weather advisory mentioning that the recent weather forecast indicates likely formation of low pressure area over northwest Bay of Bengal & it’s neighborhood today.

“Under it’s influence, squally weather with high wind speed and rough sea conditions are likely to remain over Andaman sea from 19 to23 July 2021,” the advisory added.

The Indian Coast Guard has shared the weather information with civil administration including fisheries authorities today.

The Coast Guard Stations at various locations in A & N Region, in coordination with local fisheries authorities, are sensitizing the fishing community on persisting rough seas/ inclement weather at sea and urging the fishermen to refrain from moving out to sea from19 to 23 July.

“The Coast Guard vessels on deployment are sensitizing fishermen at sea and guiding them to return to harbour.  All Coast Guard establishments and ships in A & N Region have been alerted and directed to maintain highest state of preparedness to meet any contingency,” the Coast Guard Advisory added.

Meanwhile, several parts of Andaman and Nicobar Islands today witnessed heavy rainfall and high wind.

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