The cyclone Hudhud created havoc in the city of steel, Visakhapatnam in Andhra Pradesh and nearly 21 people died in the destruction created by the cyclone and around 48,000 houses damaged in Orissa. According to PTI, neighboring state Karnataka came forward to help Andhra Pradesh in the concern of power supply in the areas of the state that are affected by the cyclone.
On the other hand, the cyclone left the state and the city of steel is peaceful now. Although there is not much causalities, but there is a huge financial loss created by the cyclone. Many people in the costal districts of Andhra Pradesh and Orissa lost their homes and became homeless. There is a huge deficit of power supply in the state and as per the government sources, it takes approximately 6 days to reset the communication system that damaged completely. There was also a lot of disturbance in the transport system in the costal districts of Andhra Pradesh.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu made an aerial survey in Srikakulam, Vizyanagaram and Visakhapatnam districts and also visited the areas affected by cyclone. Sources said that the CM will operate the state from Visakhapatnam till everything is settle down in the cyclone effected districts. The impact of Hudhud cyclone is also seen in the districts of East Godavari and other costal districts of AP. The death toll is likely to increase, sources said.
Prime Minster Narendra Modi and Home Minster Rajnath Singh reviewed the situation in the state and the PM will visit the cyclone affected districts tomorrow.
Tamil Nadu announced a relief of 5 crores to AP and Railways also came forward to assist for relief and rescue, and take part in the rehabilitation centers.