Updates of HudHud Cyclone. LIVE FEED.

 

 

14 Oct:

– Prime Minister Modi arrives at Vizag. Prime Minister to go around the City and know the condition of the City and the disaster made by Hud Hud cyclone.

– Power star Pawan Kalyan donated 50 lakhs to CM relief fund and appealed his fans to volunteer with the government.

– Dissatisfied with the performance of Telecom companies and ignorance to attend the review meeting with CM made CM angry. Sent a warning to the Telecom operators of Vizag that their will be legal action if not acted in time.

– 45,000 Electric poles uprooted by Hud Hud Cyclone in 3 districts.

– 19,000 Electric poles uprooted in Vizag alone.

– Restoring power in phased manner to take 3-10 days.

 

MLA VRK Babu and Minister Ayyana Patrudu seen on bike rushing to effected areas coordinating with officers and volunteers.
MLA VRK Babu and Minister Ayyana Patrudu seen on bike rushing to effected areas coordinating with officers and volunteers.

– Guntur sent 77000 food packets, 55000 litres of milk products, 8000 Kgs of vegetables, 50 tonnes of aloo, 37000 biscuit packets, 30 tankers of water to Vizag.

– Govt is using Fire Engines to supply water directly to Apartments by filling water into Head Over Tanks.

13 Oct :

– TDP MPs donated their 2 month pay towards flood relief.

– MLA Balakrishna’s fans sent a lorry of Rice and a Milk tanker to Vizag.

 

Food Supplies from Eluru & Vijayawada being airlifted from Gannavaram Airport.
Food Supplies from Eluru & Vijayawada being airlifted from Gannavaram Airport.

 

– 50 tonnes of food material from Vijayawada another 50 tonnes from Rajamundry has been airlifted to provide food for people in relief camps.

– Each affected family to receive 25 kg rice, 1 kg sugar and 5 litres of kerosene as immediate relief. For fisherman and weavers whose work has been affected, 5 litres kerosene, 50 kg rice, and 1 kg sugar will be provided.

– Nearly 80% of telecommunication systems have been snapped. Govt is trying to restore them by tonight.

– 500 field staff, 100 engineers are working round-the-clock to restore Power.

– Vizag airport to be restored by tonight.

– 45,000 electric poles have been ordered to restore power lines.

– CM Chandrababu Naidu made a surprise visit to Petrol Bunk in Vizag where Citizens reported on CMO Facebook page that Petrol was sold at higher cost.

CM's Surprise visit to a Petrol bunk where the fuel was reportedly being sold at higher price.
CM’s Surprise visit to a Petrol bunk where the fuel was reportedly being sold at higher price.

– 90% of the Trees in Vizag got uprooted.

– NDRF is working on supplying Water, Food and Medicines to the effected areas.

CM Chandrababu Naidu in Vizag Airport after the destruction by HudHud.
CM Chandrababu Naidu in Vizag Airport post destruction by HudHud.

 

– Prime Minister Narendra Modi to visit Vizag on 14th October, to land at 1:15 PM.

– Weather turned better in  Vizag, NDRF started off the rescue operation by clearing the major roads and junctions first.

12 OCT:

– Hud Hud cyclone created huge destruction in Vizag City.

– AP govt relocated 5 lakh+ citizens to safe places.

– NDRF forces ready to start rescue.

– 200 rescue boats, 1000 swimmers in reserve.

– 4 Helicopters ready to reach out to people with Food and Medical supplies.

– Leaves for all the Govt employees cancelled in prior and informed to be readily available to serve in post cyclone rescue.

– National Highway was shut down from Srikakulam to Rajamundry as a safety measure to avoid casualties.

– 3000 Electric Poles moved to Vizag prior to cyclone so that the restoring electricity happens as soon as possible.

– 3000 electricity employees mobilized to vizag to work on electricity restoration.

– JCBs and Tree cutters made ready by revenue department for rescue and restoration.

– Power cut off in Vizag to make sure that there will not be any casualties with live power lines.

– Collectors of 4 districts and CMO working 24*7 assessing the situation and monitoring the relocation and restoration preperations. 

– 4 Navy shipped filled with food reserves.

– Minister and an IAS officer deployed per each revenue division to co ordinate the rescue and relocation operations.

 

A video showing the Wind hitting the Vizag city at 220 kmph with bombarding sounds:

Pictures from the ground: 

Gitam University after being hit by the cyclone hud hud.
Gitam University after being hit by the cyclone hud hud.
Vizag airport hit by Hud Hud cyclone
Vizag airport badly hit by Hud Hud cyclone.

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Fallen tomb of a Mosque from Gajuwaka Area.

Fallen tomb of a mosque vizag

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hud hud damage vizag street

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