VISAKHAPATNAM

  • Torpedo recovery vessel sinks off Visakhapatnam coast, Navy orders inquiry November 7, 2014

    New Delhi: The Navy on Friday ordered a Board of Inquiry into the sinking of a Torpedo Recovery Vessel off the Visakhapatnam coast on Thursday night that left a sailor dead. In view of the incident, Navy Chief Admiral RK Dhowan, who is on a four-day visit to Seychelles till...
  • Navy's auxiliary ship sinks off Visakhapatnam November 7, 2014

    A naval auxiliary vessel on Thursday evening sunk off the Visakhapatnam coast during a naval exercise leaving one sailor dead and four others missing. 23 people have been rescued so far. The vessel was on a routine mission to recover practice torpedoes fired by fleet ships during a routine exercise,...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Power to be fully restored in cyclone-hit areas by month-end October 24, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Power supply will be fully restored in Andhra Pradesh's coastal districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam, which were badly affected by severe cyclonic storm 'Hudhud', by the month-end. This was stated by Information Technology Minister Palle Raghunatha Reddy, who said 80 per cent power supply has been reestablished in...
  • Visakhapatnam: Venkaiah Naidu to adopt cyclone hit Chepalupada village October 23, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Urban Development Minister M Venkaiah Naidu has decided to adopt a cyclone-affected village in Andhra Pradesh. The Union Minister on Thursday announced that he and his family members will adopt Chepalupada village and undertake rebuilding work. Venkiah Naidu said they were ready to spend any amount of money required for reconstruction...
  • Cyclone death toll 43 in Andhra Pradesh; CM Naidu leaves for Hyderabad October 19, 2014

    Hyderabad/Visakhapatnam: The death toll on account of the cyclone 'Hudhud' stood at 43 in Andhra Pradesh on Sunday, with Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu assuring that power supply would be back in the affected coastal districts by October 25. The number of those killed in rain-related incidents due to the...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Power supply in cyclone-hit districts will be back by October 25, says CM Naidu October 19, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Sunday said power supply in the cyclone-hit Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram and Srikakulam districts of coastal Andhra Pradesh will be restored by October 25. Naidu said that power supply would be restored upto 90 per cent in Visakhapatnam by October 23, in all...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: CM Chandrababu Naidu appeals to people to donate for rebuilding Vizag October 18, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Saturday appealed to the people to make generous contribution for rebuilding Visakhapatnam and bring the city, worst-hit by cyclone Hudhud, back to its 'past glory'. He said an action plan is being prepared and experts from agriculture universities will be a...
  • Vizag's brand image will remain intact despite Hudhud, says Andhra Pradesh government October 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: Hudhud may have hit the port city of Visakhapatnam hard, but its brand image will not take any beating, Andhra Pradesh chief secretary IYR Krishna Rao on Thursday said. "There is no damage to Vizag's brand image as such because of the devastation caused by Hudhud. Let there be...
  • Hudhud havoc casts shadow on Diwali in coastal villages of Andhra Pradesh October 16, 2014

    Bheemili: For many people in Andhra Pradesh, the festivities this Diwali will be overshadowed by the gloom brought in by cyclone Hudhud, which wreaked a havoc in the coastal villages of the state. The devastating cyclone, which battered the Andhra coast on Sunday, has damaged around 8,000 houses and ravaged...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Visakhapatnam Steel Plant damaged, non-operational for 6 months October 16, 2014

    Cyclone Hudhud which battered Visakhapatnam on Sunday has left behind a trail of destruction. One of the country's biggest steel plants, the Visakhapatnam Steel Plant has seen extensive damage and will not be operational for 6 months. ...
  • Four days after Cyclone Hudhud, many in Visakhapatnam still struggle without power, food, water October 16, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: It has been four days since cyclone Hudhud hit the Odisha and Andhra Pradesh coastline and though the worst is over, the damage and destruction has been massive, especially in and around Visakhapatnam. Villages around the city are still without power and people are struggling for food and water. Thirty-five-year-old...
  • Andhra Pradesh government to supply essential commodities free in cyclone zone October 16, 2014

    Hyderabad: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu said that essential commodities will be distributed free at all the fair price shops in the cyclone-affected districts. The Chief Minister travelled through Visakhapatnam rural, Vizianagram and Srikakulam districts, an official release said. The release quoted Advisor (Communications) to AP government Parakala...
  • Andhra Pradesh: Declare 'Hudhud' a national calamity, says Chiranjeevi October 15, 2014

    Hyderabad: Congress Rajya Sabha member K Chiranjeevi on Wednesday asked the Centre to declare cyclone 'Hudhud', which has caused large-scale devastation in Andhra Pradesh's north coastal districts, as a "national calamity". The former Union Minister also said he has donated Rs 50 lakh from his MP Local Area Development Scheme...
  • Hudhud devastation: No power supply in Visakhapatnam October 15, 2014

    Power lines are down in Visakhapatnam. Atleast 20,000 electric polls are down. Energy secretary said damage to electric sector alone is 1000 crores. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Hundreds of rescue workers from Odisha arrive in Visakhapatnam October 15, 2014

    More than 500 people are working to restore power and clear roadblocks in Vizag. Hundreds of rescue workers from Odisha have come to Visakhapatnam. "We are helping Andhra Pradesh just like they helped us in 1999," said a rescue worker. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Rail route to Vizag in Vijayawada division cleared for traffic October 14, 2014

    Hyderabad: The rail route to Visakhapatnam on Vijayawada-Rajahmundry-Visakhapatnam section of Vijayawada Division of South Central Railway, which had been affected due to cyclone Hudhud, was opened for rail traffic this afternoon. The railway track on down line towards Visakhapatnam has been made fit for traffic and trains will be operated...
  • Gone with the wind: After cyclone Hudhud, Visakhapatnam's Mega City plan takes a big hit October 14, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: The very severe cyclonic storm 'Hudhud' couldn't have come at a much worse time for Andhra Pradesh in general and Visakhapatnam, the 'city of destiny', in particular. The state, post-bifurcation, is in the process of rebuilding and foundations for that are being laid. Visakhapatnam, the largest city in the truncated...
  • Watch: Destruction caused by Cyclone Hudhud at Visakhapatnam airport October 14, 2014

    CNN-IBN has accessed exclusive of the destruction at the Visakhapatnam airport after Cyclone Hudhud. The visuals show major sections of the airport damaged with structures collapsed, the roof caved in and rubble on the tarmac. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Chaos in Vizag, locals loot essential supplies, water costs Rs 250 per litre, milk Rs 100 October 14, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: As Visakhapatnam tries to limp back to normalcy after the destruction caused by Cyclone Hudhud, there is a mad scramble for food, water and fuel in the affected areas. The situation is tense with people stopping trucks, mobbing relief officers and looting supplies. The police have been resorting to...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: 26 dead in AP, 3 in Odisha; prices of essential goods soar October 14, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: Almost 48 hours after Cyclone Hudhud, 12 districts in Andhra Pradesh remain in darkness. At least 26 people have lost their lives in Andhra Pradesh and three have been reported dead in Odisha while 4 lakh people have been evacuated. Prime Minister Narendra Modi is expected to visit Visakhapatnam to...
  • Cyclone Hudhud leaves behind destruction in AP, Odisha; PM to visit Vizag on Tuesday October 13, 2014

    Visakhapatnam/Gopalpur: Cyclone Hudhud, which hit the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coastline on Sunday, has left behind a trail of massive destruction. The death toll now stands at eight while nearly 4 lakh people have been evacuated so far. Prime Minister Narendra Modi has tweeted saying he will visit the affected areas...
  • Watch: Hotel in Visakhapatnam completely damaged by Cyclone Hudhud October 13, 2014

    CNN-IBN visited the worst-hit Bheemili in Visakhapatnam where a hotel was completely damaged by Cyclone Hudhud. The hotel authorities claimed that they were not issued any alert in advance. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: CNN-IBN OB engineer injured in Visakhapatnam October 13, 2014

    CNN-IBN OB engineer was injured as the team reported from the remote town of Bheemili in Visakhapatnam, which bore the brunt of Cyclone Hudhud. "After the winds calmed down, we went out, but again the wind force increased and my hand got stuck in the door," CNN-IBN's Nukala Kishore said. ...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Andhra Pradesh stays on alert, focuses on restoration October 13, 2014

    Hyderabad: A day after a very severe cyclonic storm Hudhud battered the Andhra coast with heavy rains leaving five persons dead, the state government is investing its energy and resources on restoration and relief works even as it remained on alert in view of heavy rainfall warning. Chief Minister Chandrababu...
  • Cyclone Hudhud weakens; power, communication hit in AP, Odisha, death toll reaches eight October 13, 2014

    Visakhapatnam/Gopalpur: Cyclone Hudhud is now weakening after almost a day since it pounded the Andhra Pradesh and Odisha coastline. Nearly 4 lakh people have been evacuated from the coastal districts in the two states where the death toll has mounted to 8. The intensity of the cyclone has reduced from...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: 90,000 people moved to relief camps in four districts October 12, 2014

    Rajahmundry: Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister N Chinarajappa said today that nearly 90,000 people have been shifted to relief camps in four cyclone Hudhud-hit districts. Chinarajappa, from the cyclone control room set up at the Kakinada collectorate said that so far, 90,000 people from Visakhapatnam, Vizianagaram, Srikakulam and East Godavari...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Five killed in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha; normal life hit October 12, 2014

    Vishakapatnam: Severe cyclonic storm Hudhud hit the port city of Vishakapatnam on Sunday bringing with it torrential rains in three coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh and leaving five persons dead in the state and neighbouring Odisha besides snapping power and communication lines. Normal life was thrown completely out of gear...
  • Cyclone Hudhud makes landfall at Visakhapatnam coast, 2 dead in rain-related incidents October 12, 2014

    Visakhapatnam: The very severe cyclonic storm, Hudhud, made landfall at Visakhapatnam on Sunday at 11:30 am taking the wind speeds to as high as 170 km per hour. Incessant rainfall was also reported, claiming two lives in Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam. The Indian Navy said that the situation on the ground was...
  • Cyclone Hudhud: Communication lines have been down, says a Visakhapatnam resident October 12, 2014

    Visakhapatnam on high alert as cyclone Hudhud makes landfall in Visakhapatnam. "Communication lines have been down since Saturday night. Electricity and water supply has also been turned off," said a local resident. ...