The Indian navy has sent 4 ships to rescue over 800 tourists stranded in Havelock in the Andaman and Nicobar islands because due to heavy rains.
The navy took to Twitter to inform that four ships had been sailed to start the evacuation process.
#HADR Indian Navy swings in2 action 2 evacuate 800 stranded tourists at Havelock Is. 4ships sailed ex Port Blair & in area @SpokespersonMoD
— SpokespersonNavy (@indiannavy) December 7, 2016
The Indian navy has launched a massive rescue operation to help the tourists stranded on the island. According to reports, the civil administration had asked for assistance via a telephonic conversation.
The navy confirmed that the Naval ships Bitra, Bangaram, Kumbhir and LCU 38 had been deployed for evacuation and will transported from Havelock islands to Port Blair.
Further details awaited.