03 December, 2021

Severe weather warning for Visakhapatnam, Gangavaram, Kakinada, Gopalpur and Paradip

A Deep depression has intensified into Cyclonic Storm "JAWED" over west central Bay of Bengal near lat. 14.5°N and long. 85.5°E, about 420 KM South -South East of Visakhapatnam, 530 KM south - south east of Gopalpur and 650 KM south - south west of Paradip.

Port Update:

Visakhapatnam Port:
Inward movement suspended for outer harbour vessel from 07:00 hrs on 03.12.2021. Presently no report from port authorities on stoppage of operations, instructed to vessels at outer harbour and anchorage to shift to the OPL with immediate effect.

Gangavaram Port:
Presently no report from port authorities on stoppage of operations. Instructed to vessels at outer harbour and anchorage to shift to the OPL with immediate effect.

Kakinada Port:
Port Authorities issued circular to alert shipping agents and vessels at anchorage to keep vessel / tug engines on stand by position during cyclonic period and ready to leave the port with in one hour notice to OPL.

Gopalpur Port:
Presently no report from port authorities on stoppage of operations. Instructed to vessels at outer harbour and anchorage to shift to the OPL with immediate effect.