Andaman Islands is bracing for Cyclone Pabuk, a storm that is expected to hit the region between January 5 and 7. the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) issued a weather summary.
“The cyclonic storm ‘PABUK’ lay centered over south China Sea & adjoining Gulf of Thailand in early morning of today, the 04th January 2019. It is very likely to move west-northwestwards and emerge into Andaman Sea around the forenoon of 5th January 2019. Thereafter, it is very likely to move northwestwards and cross Andaman Islands around evening/night of 6th January.
Thereafter, it is very likely to move north-northwestwards and then recurve north-eastwards towards Myanmar coast and weaken further during 7th- 8th January,” the IMD said.