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The Cyclone Hudhud has unleashed its wrath on the three northern districts of Andhra Pradesh and mainly devastated the most beautiful coastal city Visakhapatnam.
Donations for the relief activities have been flooding from various circles of the society. Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandra Babu Naidu provided the gateway for any donations.
The Centre is fully with the people of Andhra pradesh. Both governments are working hand in hand," Modi told reporters at Vishakapatnam.He said the cyclone caused huge losses at a time when he was planning to develop Visakhapatnam into a smart city. He, however, exuded confidence that the central and state government will work together to overcome the challenge.
Cyclone Hudhud intensified into a very severe cyclonic storm and lay centred 470 km east-southeast of Visakhapatnam. The system is expected to cross the coast near Visakhapatnam by forenoon of Sunday(12th October).Under its influence heavy to very heavy rainfall would occur from Saturday (11th October) in East and West Godavari, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts in A.P. and parts of South Odisha.
Battered and bruised, that's how Visakhapatnam looks after Cyclone Hudhud struck the port town with windspeed of over 200 kmph. Vizag looked ravaged On 13th October morning, with streets littered with fallen trees, banners ripped out, broken statues of leaders, traffic lights lying broken on the road and many telephone and electricity poles down.
The picturesque port town of Visakhapatnam, a major industrial, educational and tourism hub in the east coast, is still reeling under the impact of havoc caused by the cyclonic storm Hudhud and is picking up pieces from a trail of destruction left behind by the calamity.Under the impact of Hudhud that made a landfall here from 11th October, accompanied by gusty winds and heavy rains, the city looks like a war-ravaged zone with uprooted trees, knocked down cell towers, transformers, and telephone poles lying strewn at several places.
On 13th October Morning Prime Minister Narendra Modi would visit Visakhapatnam to review the situation in the aftermath of cyclone Hudhud that has claimed 21 lives and left a trail of destruction in coastal Andhra Pradesh.The Prime Minister would visit Visakhapatnam and undertake an aerial survey of the city, according to Parakala Prabhakar, Advisor (Communications) to the Andhra Pradesh government.
The cyclone, which hit the coast near this city on 12th October(Sunday) with heavy rains and gale speed of 185 kmph, claimed 21 lives in three north coastal districts - Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam and Vijayanagaram.About 6,00,000 people have taken shelter in relief camps set up by authorities in the three districts and adjoining East Godavari. The natural disaster has damaged nearly 7,000 houses, destroyed electricity and communication networks and paralysed transport.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi visited Visakhapatnam and undertook an aerial survey of the affected areas on 14th October(Tuesday) afternoon. The prime minister was briefed on the extent of destruction, including the damage to infrastructure such as roads, railway lines, buildings, power and telecommunication lines.
Over 1.35 lakh people are taking shelter in relief camps. The port city of Visakhapatnam, which is the worst hit in the calamity, is limping back to normalcy.
Communication systems and electricity broke down in the city on 11th(Saturday) October night and people at many places are falling back on radio for updates on the weather.
An India Met Department bulletin said cyclone Hudhud made a landfall in Andhra Pradesh coast. Cyclone wind speed is of 170-180 kmph, gusting up to 195 kmph in Andhra Pradesh coast. The wind speed will come down by 50 per cent in 6 hours, according to IMD Chief Laxman Singh Rathore. A similar forecast is valid for Ganjam; Gajapati; Koraput; Rayagada; Nabarangpur; Malkangiri; Kalahandi; and Phulbani districts of south Odisha. Wind speeds reaching 60-to 70 km/hr gusting to 80 km/hr would prevail along and off north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha coasts until early Oct 14th morning.
Visakhapatnam is struggling to find its feet after cyclone Hudhud brought the city to its knees on Monday (October 13th), creating havoc and leaving complete devastation in its wake. The Visakhapatnam airport lies in ruins after being hit by cyclone Hudhud.
Visakhapatnam District Collector N. Yuvaraj told presspersons on 11th (Saturday) October morning that 40,000-50,000 people in low-lying, vulnerable coastal villages had been evacuated to relief camps and more would be evacuated if necessary. He said six national disaster response force (NDRF) teams had been deployed in the district. Other precautionary measures were being taken to minimise loss of life and property. Educational institutions were closed on 11th (Saturday) October and he urged people to co-operate with the authorities and remain indoors till the cyclone crosses the coast and for sometime.
Cyclonic storm Hudhud which wreaked havoc in north coastal Andhra has also damaged Visakhapatnam Airport, snapping the air connectivity with this port city.The cyclone which hit the coast near the city with strong gales damaged the roof of the airport building, officials said. Flood water also entered the runway, forcing the authorities to suspend all operations.
The very severe cyclonic storm, Hudhud, ripped through north coastal Andhra on 12th (Sunday) October, killing at least three persons and leaving a trail of destruction in its wake. Three others were reported dead in Odisha. The cyclone, with wind speeds reaching up to almost 200 kmph — unprecedented and unheard of in Visakhapatnam — made landfall at Pudimadaka close to the steel city around noon.
Visakhapatnam: Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the media in cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam.
Several flights from Vizag have been cancelled on 11th (Saturday) and 12th (Sunday) October. Restrictions were impo-sed on vehicular movement along 350 km on National Highway 16 from Itchapuram in Srikakulam to Payakar-aopeta in Vizag district from 11th (Saturday) October evening.No vehicle will be allowed on NH 16, barring emergency cyclone relief vehicles and ambulances. APSRTC has cancelled as many as 45 long-distance buses.
The cyclone which hit the coast near the city with strong gales damaged the roof of the airport building, officials said. Flood water also entered the runway, forcing the authorities to suspend all operations.As a precautionary measure, airport authorities had cancelled all flights to and from the city 12th(Sunday) October but with the cyclone damaging the facility, it may take more time for restoration of services.
Cyclone Hudhud smashed the coastline of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha on 12th (Sunday) October, killing at least 25 people. It ripped apart tens of thousands of mud-and-thatch homes, flattened rice, banana and sugarcane plantations and snapped electricity lines.In the port city of Visakhapatnam, home to two million people, residents formed long queues outside the few ATMs, petrol stations and stores which had reopened, despite a Tuesday(14th October) without electricity.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi would visit Visakhapatnam On 13th October Morning to review the situation in the aftermath of cyclone Hudhud that has claimed 21 lives and left a trail of destruction in coastal Andhra Pradesh.The Prime Minister would visit Visakhapatnam and undertake an aerial survey of the city, according to Parakala Prabhakar, Advisor (Communications) to the Andhra Pradesh government.
Cyclonic storm Hudhud will turn take a "very severe" turn in the next day (11th October), bringing with itself very heavy rainfall and gusty winds as it inches closer to the coast, the MeT department has said.In the evening, Hudhud was 675-km east-southeast of Visakhapatnam and 685-km southeast of Gopalpur, moving closer to the coast.
Upturned boats and damaged buildings are pictured along the coast after Hudhud made landfall in Visakhapatnam.
Cyclone Hudhud would cross North Andhra Pradesh coast on October 12 and is expected to make landfall close to Visakhapatnam, according to Cyclone Warning Centre (CWC) at Visakhapatnam.Under the influence of the system, rainfall would occur at most places with heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places and isolated extremely heavy falls would occur over East Godavari, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, and Srikakulam districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh from tomorrow(13th October) evening onwards, according to CWC forecast.
While Vizag’s greenery is one of its most prized possessions, however it turned a curse for the city on Sunday (12th October) as the cyclone Hudhud thrashed Vizag with all its might.Main roads and streets across the entire city were left choking with uprooted huge trees making commutation through almost impossible. A major task lays ahead for the civic authorities of unclogging the city roads of the trees. Hudhud did not just take a toll on the green cover of the city with uprooting of trees but also by stripping many trees off their leaves. Many trees, especially on hilltops could be seen bare brown as the winds of Hudhud were thick with bits of leaves and other tree matter.
The day after(12th October) the cyclone hit hard the port city, uprooting trees, damaging communication and electricity supply network and houses with high-speed gales, the state government machinery and the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) teams has stepped up restoration of basic amenities to the people, besides clearing trees and other debris from the roads.
Chief Secretary I.Y.R. Krishna Rao, who reviewed the situation during a video-conference Thursday(14th October) morning, directed the district collectors to take all precautionary measures. He also asked them to evacuate people from low-lying areas, wherever necessary.Heavy to very heavy rainfall is also forecast at a few places over east Godavari, Visakhapatnam, Vijayanagaram and Srikakulam districts of north coastal Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha from Saturday(11th October) evening.
VISAKHAPATNAM, INDIA - OCTOBER 12: Cyclone Hudhud hit India's east coast with monstrous ferocity on Sunday, killing at least six people and leaving behind a trail of destruction in Andhra Pradesh and neighboring Odisha, on October 12, 2014 in Visakhapatnam, India. Winds reaching speeds upto nearly 200 kmph brought down power cables and steel towers besides uprooting trees and kutcha houses in the coastal districts. Strong winds and heavy rains triggered by the cyclone caused large-scale destruction of power lines, leading to outages in Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam.
The State and Central governments have made elaborate arrangements to minimise loss of life and property. Authorities in Andhra Pradesh were evacuating 3.91 lakh people to safer areas. Nearly 370 relief shelters have been set up across the five at-risk districts of Andhra Pradesh — Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam and the twin Godavari districts.In Odisha, the government began moving around 3 lakh people to safer areas from the tribal-inhabited southern districts. In the villages bordering Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, the two governments coordinated the evacuation efforts.
The very severe cyclonic storm Hudhud had hit Visakhapatnam at about 10.30 a.m (On 12th October), wreaking havoc in the north and mid coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh.The cyclonic storm which generated winds upto a speed of about 150 to 200 kmph, uprooting trees and hoardings in Visakhapatnam and other towns in coastal districts.
Cyclone Hudhud that stroked the coastal regions of Andhra Pradesh and Visakhapatnam today(12th October) with blows of wind traveling at a speed of about 195 kilometers per hour i.e. over 120 mph has uprooted several trees, destroyed buildings, apartments, industries as well as killed around two to three people despite possessing huge efforts in evacuating lots of people.
Visakhapatnam which also consists of a port is a home of about two million people and also consists of a main naval base is now smashed as the cyclone chose the place for landfall, unleashing the large force of destruction it had absorbed up from the hot waters of the sea of the Bay of Bengal. Wrecked up trees as well as the several other wreckages were scattered around the streets of the Port city known as Visakhapatnam and often known as Vizag.Hymavathi who is a special commissioner has been appointed for the disaster management of the state of Andhra Pradesh said that the situation of Vishakhapatnam is very critical.
Andhra Pradesh and 12th october Odisha mounted massive relief efforts on a war footing to restore communication and power links and clear roads that were battered in the powerful cyclone Hudhud in which the death toll rose to 24.
Cyclone Hudhud has reportedly claimed the lives of at least eight people in the states of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha. The powerful cyclone weakened on october13th Monday to turn into a “deep depression,” NDTV, a local news network reported, citing weather experts.
“The storm over west central Bay of Bengal moved northwestwards with a speed of about 8 kmph during the last nine hours and lay centered 240 km south-southwest of Gopalpur. Under its influence, southern districts Ganjam, Gajapati, Malkanagiri, Koraput and Rayagada have already started to receive heavy rain,” informed Sarat Sahu, Director of Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre.Food being served in a relief camp set up at Mangamaripeta near Bheemli in Visakhapatnam district on Saturday. Photo: K.R. Deepak.
Visakhapatnam District Collector N. Yuvaraj told presspersons on Saturday morning that 40,000-50,000 people in low-lying, vulnerable coastal villages had been evacuated to relief camps and more would be evacuated if necessary. He said six national disaster response force (NDRF) teams had been deployed in the district. Other precautionary measures were being taken to minimise loss of life and property. Educational institutions were closed on Saturday and he urged people to co-operate with the authorities and remain indoors till the cyclone crosses the coast and for sometime afterwards.
OMG..! Hudhud destroyed Poor peoples shelter...
Banana trees fall down... Big loss for farmers...
Banana trees fall down... Big loss for farmers...
Cyclone Breakes Roads.
Current wires fall down on the roads....
Cyclone Hudhud unleashed its full fury with devastating effect on Visakhapatnam Sunday, making landfall at noon(13th October) and hurling through neighbouring areas, ripping apart coastal cities and towns and leaving a trail of destruction. Massive evacuation ensured that the death toll was restricted to three.
The Andhra Sub-Area of Army has deployed four teams of its personnel at Vishakhapatnam and as many teams at Srikakulam. Navy has also positioned its resources and personnel in some of the important areas of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh, including Chilka and Vishakhapatnam, for relief and rescue operation.
Normal life was thrown completely out of gear as winds with a speed of 170 to 180 kmph battered Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam and Vizianagaram districts.
Man rescuing his wife.
AP govt to purchase 40000 electric poles. Bulk of them needed in Visakhapatnam where 70% of power lines have been snapped.
OMG..! Hudhud create Risky way to go....
Hudhud destroyed Crop.... Heavy loss to farmers....
Authorities in coastal Andhra Pradesh began massive evacuation of nearly 400,000 people to safer places as cyclonic storm Hudhud is set to hit the coast on 12th october Sunday.The people will be evacuated in five coastal districts, where the impact of the cyclone being felt from Saturday On 11th october with heavy rains accompanied by squally winds lashing some parts of the region.
Vishakhapatnam/ Bhubaneshwar, Oct 12: Cyclone Hudhud has made a landfall to the North of Vishakhaptnam with the maximum speed of 205 kilometers per hour.The Indian Navy announced the 'worse phase begins now'. It also informed that 5 diving teams hjave been dispatched to Srikakulam, 10 teams to low lying areas in and around Vizag for Rescue and Relief operations.
Visakhapatnam/Hyderabad: Bracing for cyclone Hudhud, which is currently on course to hit the Visakhapatnam coast by october 12th the state government evacuated tens of thousands of people from low-lying areas of coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh.
BHUBANESWAR/NEW DELHI: Touching wind speeds of 210-220 km an hour, Cyclone Phailin is set to hit the Odisha coast between Paradip and Kalingapatnam with full fury on Saturday evening, whipping up a storm surge up to 10 feet above the tide level posing a threat to low-lying villages.
Foreign agencies claimed Indian authorities are underestimating Phailin, quoting London-based Tropical Storm and US Navy’s joint typhoon warning centre as forecasting winds up to 315 kmph. Indian agencies, however, said wind speeds are much lower.
As many as 80,000-90,000 people have already been evacuated from the coast in Odisha, and an equal number are expected to be moved out before the Phailin landfall. Andhra Pradesh too has evacuated 65,000 people so far.
As many as 950 National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel, equipped with 80 boats, have taken position at key locations near the Odisha coast and another 550 NDRF men, along with 37 boats, are deployed in coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh.
Vizag: As cyclone Hudhud weakened moving northwestwards, Andhra Pradesh was on12th october grappling with its aftermath following extensive damage to infrastructure and many losing their houses in the three worst affected districts which were facing shortage of essential commodities.
The cyclone has snapped water and power supply and communication links have collapsed in the affected areas. Most of the petrol pumps were closed due to the damage caused by the cyclone and those which had opened on Monday, saw people queueing up in large numbers.
Visakhapatnam: Two people are reportedly killed in rain-related incidents in Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam districts on Sunday as cyclonic storm Hudhud hit the area with the speed of 180 kmph.
Cyclone Hudhud devastated Visakhapatnam and other nearby districts, the state government on Monday embarked on the gigantic task of restoring normalcy in the battered port city and providing access to affected villages.
This is definitely a thunderbolt news on the most hopeful producers and distributors of Andhrapradesh, because the recent “Hudhud” cyclone has left a devastating experience for all the citizens of Vizag,Srikakulam and Vizianagaram . The damage that occurred due to “Hudhud” cyclone is beyond anyone’s imagination.
Journey is very danger.
Hudhuh cyclone crossed on 12th October the coastline in Vizag and the situation turned too critical On 11th October. On 13th October, the situation is under control but there are limited facilities available for the people. They were not able to buy anything as majority of the shops were either damaged or has 'No Stock' board. Petrol bunks were closed due to lack of electricity.Until, all the electricity lines were perfectly checked, entire Vizag won't get power and the food materials they stored in their houses got finished.
Yes it is 100% a green disaster. It should have been prevented if a little care has been taken by \"cutting the branches of the trees\" before cyclone attack. NDRF forces have arrived at Vizag 4 or 5 days earlier. ...
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