Eighty-five people have been rescued so far by four shuttles in a joint operation from Indian Navy, Air Force and Indian Coast Guard from Havelock Islands on Friday.
Rescue and evacuation process of stranded tourists is still going on, said Indian Coast Guard's officials.
Earlier on Friday, Lt. Governor of Andaman and Nicobar Islands, Jagdish Mukhi, said that around 320 foreign tourists are stranded at Havelock and Neil islands in the Andamans after heavy rain and "cyclonic weather conditions" are safe. He also added, that approximately 1000 tourists are stranded at the islands.
On Thursday, Home Minister Rajnath Singh cited the numbers of tourists stranded at the islands at 1,400 tourists. who are stranded at havelock and Neil islands in the Andamans after heavy rain and "cyclonic weather conditions" are safe. He also made an appeal to the families of the tourists not to panic.