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Cyclone Hudhud crosses coast near Vizag

G Naga Sridhar Hyderabad | Updated on November 25, 2017 Published on October 12, 2014

A man walks as strong winds blow along a beach in Gopalpur in Ganjam district in Odisha on Sunday. Cyclone Hudhud blasted India's eastern seaboard on Sunday with gusts of up to 195 km per hour (over 120 mph), uprooting trees, damaging buildings and killing at least two men despite a major evacuation effort. Photo: Reuters

Cyclone Hudhud has crossed the coast near Pudimadaka off Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday afternoon.

According to officials, the intensity of cyclone in the four districts of Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam and East Godavari is expected to be weakened by this evening.

There was total disruption of transport and communication networks in these districts, especially, Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam.

About one lakh people were evacuated so far and were provided shelter in the relief camps.

Published on October 12, 2014
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