Andaman and Nicobar Islands

Andaman and Nicobar Islands are a group of islands at the juncture of the Bay of Bengal and Andaman Sea well known for scenic beaches and the infamous “Kaala Pani” (Cellular Jail) of British colonial era. Port Blair is the capital and the largest city of Andaman and Nicobar Islands.

Andaman and Nicobar Islands comprises of two island groups, the Andaman Islands and the Nicobar Islands, separated by the 150 km wide “Ten Degree Channel”, with the Andamans to the north of this latitude, and the Nicobars to the south. The Andaman Sea lies to the east and the Bay of Bengal to the west.

Some of these Islands are also home to the Sentinelese people, an uncontacted people. The Sentinelese are the only people currently known to not have reached further than stone age technology.

The Climate of Andaman & Nicobar Islands is a warm tropical climate with a humid Weather and has no winter season. Climate here is always warm, with pleasant sea-breeze. The rainy season happens twice a year under the influence of Southwest monsoon in mid-May to September, and Northeast monsoon in November to January. There is medium to heavy rain during the monsoon, in the months from May to mid-September and November to mid-December.