Cyclone Hudhud hits Andhra coast

Cyclone Hudhud hits Andhra coast - Sakshi Post

Cyclone Hudhud has hit the Andra Pradesh coast between Bheemili and Kailashgiri in the port city of Visakhapatnam.

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.

Latest Updates:

  • Hudhud is just crossing Vizag at speed of 170-180kmph gusting up to 190kmph: LS Rathore (DG IMD)
  • Northern coastal districts of AP will see heavy rain and high speed winds: LS Rathore
  • Most damage is in Vizag. Winds are not very strong in Odisha but heavy rainfall will be seen in south Odisha
  • Relief & rescue operations are very critical over Vizag, we are hoping on 13th morning the aircrafts can be deployed: LS Rathore
  • 5 diving teams dispatched to Srikakulam, 10 teams to low lying areas in and around Vizag for Rescue and Relief ops
  • Two people were killed due to heavy rainfall with strong winds in coastal areas as cyclonic storm moved  to Visakhapatnam coast.
  • The Met Department says there will be lull for about one hour before storm intensifies again in Vizag and its surroundings areas.
  • Within six hours it'll become a cyclonic storm and in the following six hours it'll reduce to a depression

-Sakshipost, With ANI Inputs

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