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Rough sea near Andaman, fishermen advised to stay away: NDMA

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    The National Disaster Management Authority informed on Sunday that sea condition would be very rough along and off Andaman Islands during next 24 hours.

    Rogh sea near Andaman, fishermen advised to stay away: NDMA

    It also advised fishermen not to venture into sea. The cyclone Maarutha over in east-central Bay of Bengal has intensified into a cyclonic storm on late Saturday night.

    Named as Maarutha, it is the maiden cyclone of the season to form in any Indian Sea. The cyclone is presently centered around 325 km west-northwest of Maya Bandar in Andaman and Nicobar Islands and 520 km south-southwest of Kyaukpyu, Myanmar.

    According to Skymet weather, Maarutha which is moving at a speed of 26 kmph will continue to track north-northeastwards. It is most likely to cross Myanmar coast between Sittwe and Sandoway by April 17.

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