Digha, Mandarmani on alert due to high tide
Kolkata: The district administration of East Midnapore issued an alert in the coastal areas of Digha and Mandarmani due to high tidal waves.
Digha and Mandaramani are the major tourist spots in the state, with recorded number of footfall. There was a huge tidal wave hit on Wednesday. Many people were seen taking photographs of the rough sea. While some others tried to take selfies with the rough sea in the background. Police and district administration urged the visitors to not go near the sea and watch it only from a distance.
According to a weather expert, there is a high tide in Digha and the fishermen have been advised against venturing into the sea. .
Tourists, who had assembled near Digha and Mandarmani beaches to enjoy the high tide, were asked not to congregate near the sea shore as precautionary measures.