Fishermen warned not to venture into sea

Bhubaneswar: The local meteorological department here today warned fishermen not to venture out to sea in the next 24 hours on account of low pressure area formed over north Andaman sea and adjoining areas.

In a news bulletin it said heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places would occur over Assam and Meghalaya, Odisha, Gujarat region, north Konkan and north coastal Andhra Pradesh.

Heavy rain at isolated places would occur over Sub-Himalayan West Bengal and Sikkim, Jharkhand, Uttarakhand, Punjab, Himachal Pradesh, Chhattisgarh, coastal Karnataka, Kerala and Lakshadweep, it added.

The weathermen said wind speed is likely between 35-45 km/hr in coastal parts of Odisha due to low pressure.