18-Jun-2018
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Deep depression in Kanyakumari coast: Fishermen warned not to venture into sea

THIRUVANANTHAPURAM March 12: Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan has said that the meteorological department has informed that the low pressure that has originated to the south of Kanyakumari would intensify into a deep depression within the next 48 hours.
 
The CM has given instructions to all departments to observe caution along the Kerala coast, and has said that the warning given by the state disaster management authority for the fishermen to not to venture into the sea must be strictly adhered to.
 
He has said that extra caution must be observed as there is chance for the sea to go tumultuous.
 
The CM has also said that he’s constantly overseeing the precautionary measures being taken along the coastal regions of the state.
 
The India Meteorological Department had earlier informed that the low pressure that has developed along the Sri Lankan coast has gathered momentum and is heading towards the southern coast of India.
 
They have said that there is chance of strong wind up to a speed of 50 km/hr along the southern coast from Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari.   
 
The India Meteorological Department has given a warning for the fishermen to not to venture into the sea until Wednesday as there is chance of strong wind and heavy rainfall along the coast of southern Kerala and Tamil Nadu.
 
The officials have informed that the low pressure that originated in Sri Lankan coast has gathered strength and is moving towards the southern coasts of India.
 
They have also warned that there is chance of strong wind along the coastal areas from Thiruvananthapuram to Kanyakumari, and that the wind could gather speed up to 50 km/hr.