Saturday, July 4, 2020
News

IMD issues low-pressure alert over Arabian sea

   SocialTwist Tell-a-Friend    Print this Page   COMMENT

New Delhi [India] | October 6, 2018 1:41:29 AM IST
The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a weather alert regarding the likely formation of the low-pressure area over South East Arabian sea and area adjoining Lakshadweep Islands.

The Indian Navy has taken a number of steps for disseminating the same in various languages including Hindi, English, Malayalam, and Tamil to the local populace and fishermen.

Based on a request by the Fisheries Department, the Southern Naval Command has deployed its assets, comprising naval ships and Dornier aircraft deployed off the Kerala coast and L&M Islands, to broadcast the weather warning to fishing boats at sea and advise them to return to harbour. Efforts are being made for the safety of local fishermen.

Further, all naval assets at Kochi, both, air as well as surface, are being maintained at high alert to render any assistance to the state administration and local population in case of any contingency caused due to adverse weather.

A strict round the clock watch about the development of weather conditions at sea and a close liaison with state disaster management authority for any development at land is also being maintained.(ANI)

 
  LATEST COMMENTS (0)
POST YOUR COMMENT
Comments Not Available
 
POST YOUR COMMENT
 
 
TRENDING TOPICS
 
 
CITY NEWS
MORE CITIES
 
 
INDIA WORLD ASIA
Qualcomm teams up with Flipkart to debut...
NSUI welcomes Centre's decision of postp...
Bihar CM announces 4 lakh ex-gratia each...
Punjab, Haryana likely to receive rainfa...
3 new COVID-19 cases in Andaman and Nico...
IYC held 'shirtless' protest against pri...
More...    
 
 Top Stories
Filing of ITR for FY 2019-20 extend... 
PM Modi 'hesitant' in taking China'... 
Pakistan government under pressure ... 
Tigress dies at Nagpur's Gorewada R... 
Series 4 of sovereign gold bond sch... 
Sunflame honoured to be recognised ... 
Asian Hockey Federation to conduct ... 
Suresh Prabhu joins Rishihood Unive...