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13 March 2018, 10:28 | Glen Norman
The sea will turn rough in this period and therefore fishermen have been warned from going out IMD said
It said squally winds with speeds reaching 45-55 kph and gusting to 65 kph was likely over Comorin area and along and off south Tamil Nadu, south Kerala and Lakshadweep coasts in the next 48 hours.
Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan said alert in the state in connection with the depression was extended till Thursday in the wake of the IMD updates.
Three months after Cyclone Ockhi ravaged the Kerala coast and caught the administration on the wrong foot, the government has sounded an alert as a depression in the Arabian Sea for last two days deepened further on Tuesday.
The well-marked low-pressure area over Equatorial Indian Ocean has intensified into a depression 390 km South-South-West of Thiruvananthapuram and is on course for another round of strengthening.
The IMD has forecast rain or thundershower at many places from today to Thursday over South Tamil Nadu with isolated heavy falls very likely today. It lay about 420 km southeast of Minicoy, 350 km south to southwest of Thiruvananthapuram and 290 km east to northeast of Maldives and was very likely to move north to northwestwards and intensify into a deep depression in the next 48 hours.
Kerala's chief secretary Paul Antony met different departmental heads Tuesday morning to review preparations. "It will die down after 15th of March after which the fishermen can resume fishing", said director of the Indian Meteorological Department S Sudevan.
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Fishermen have been asked not to venture out in the seas till March 15 due to heavy winds and showers.
After cyclone Ockhi ravaged the southern coast, fishermen claimed that they were not given any warning by the state fisheries department. The National Disaster Management Authority (NDMA) has advised fishermen in the region to exercise caution as the sea is expected to be extremely rough. The BJP had also accused the LDF government of failure to protect its fishermen "despite early warning" about the cyclone.
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