Cyclone Asani Alert: Cyclone Asani may knock in a few hours, heavy rain in Andaman

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Cyclone Asani Alert The deep pressure over North Andaman Sea is likely to intensify into a cyclonic storm on Tuesday and cross the Thandwe coast of Myanmar on Wednesday to make landfall in Andaman. The India Meteorological Department has informed that this cyclonic storm intensified into a deep depression over North Andaman Sea on Monday and is moving northwards at a speed of 13 kmph. According to the Meteorological Department, the cyclonic storm was centered about 120 km east-northeast of Mayabunder in Andaman Islands and 570 km south-southwest of Thandwe coast in Myanmar at 5.30 pm, which hit the Andaman coast within a few hours. could

Heavy rain and strong winds alert in Andaman

 

The Meteorological Department said in a bulletin issued at 8.30 pm on Monday that during the next 12 hours, due to the cyclonic storm, there may be heavy rains. The weather system suggested by Sri Lanka will be named ‘Asani’ once it turns into a cyclonic storm. The Meteorological Department has said that it will continue to move almost northwards from the Andaman Islands and cross the Myanmar coast between 18°N and 19°N latitudes around Thandwe

150 NDRF personnel deployed

 

As a precaution, the local administration has evacuated people living in low-lying and flood-affected areas in Andaman and kept in temporary relief camps in North and Middle Andaman and South Andaman districts. Inter-island ferry services have been suspended. Also, schools and colleges have been closed due to heavy rains and bad weather. Along with this, 150 NDRF personnel have also been deployed. 6 relief camps have been opened in different parts of Andaman Islands. Long Island received 131 mm of rain till 8.30 am, while Port Blair received 26.1 mm of rain

Control rooms opened in 3 districts of Andaman

 

Control rooms have also been opened in all the three districts of Andaman. All tourism and fishing activities have been advised to be suspended for the next two days. Issuing a warning to the fishermen, it has been said that they should not go into the southeast Bay of Bengal on Monday and Andaman Sea on Monday and Tuesday