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Odisha will have 28 teams of the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) as a storm surge of about 1.5 metres height above the astronomical tide is likely to inundate low-lying areas of Ganjam, Khurda, Puri and Jagatsinghpur districts in at the time of landfall.
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Cyclone Mora hit Bangladesh on Tuesday, packing winds of up to 135 kilometres (84 miles) per hour, damaging thousands of homes as more than 300,000 people fled coastal villages.
A UN report says “timely and massive evacuation saved lives” during Cyclone Hudhud that slammed coastal Andhra Pradesh and Odisha last October.
The Telugu film industry, popularly known as Tollywood, is organising a mega fund-raising event on 30 November to contribute towards Cyclone Hudhud relief.
As soon as the House assembled for the day, both Congress and BJP members were on their feet shouting slogans and waving placards and banners which slammed the BJD government for the 'loot of poor people's hard-earned money by tainted chit fund companies'.
A central team will be on a three-day visit to the coastal areas in Andhra Pradesh from November 25 to assess the damage caused by last month's cyclone.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu on Monday said he will rebuild Visakhapatman, devastated by cyclone Hudhud, as a beautiful city.
Almost a month after cyclone Hudhud hit Odisha, seven tribal families are yet to receive aid.
In a bizzarre move, the Andhra Pradesh CID arrested law student Chaganti Rahul Reddy under the Information Technology Act for his Facebook comments on cyclone Hudhud that they termed were 'anti-people'.
Space science in India has become more relevant now as it plays a vital role in the life of the common man, said ISRO.
Power supply will be fully restored in Cyclone Hudhud-hit Andhra Pradesh's coastal districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam.
People said the department should supply water through tankers till normalcy was restored.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi today said the party would mount pressure on the Centre to ensure maximum and quick assistance to farmers hit hard by cyclone Hudhud in south Odisha.
Congress vice president Rahul Gandhi Sunday visited cyclone-hit north coastal Andhra and assured people that his party will pressurise the central government to rebuild this coastal city.
Claims have started pouring in from Cyclone Hudhud-hit areas of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha and insurers are gearing up to settle them.
The death toll in the severe cyclonic storm Hudhud which battered north coastal Andhra last Sunday climbed to 40, officials said on Saturday.
The country's largest life insurer, Life Insurance Corporation of India, has appointed nodal officers in cyclone-devastated Andhra Pradesh and Odisha for stepping up its services in the region, including expediting settlement claims.
The airport terminal building, designed to withstand wind speed up to 150 kmph, was considerably damaged in the cyclonic storm whose speed was recorded at about 180-190 kmph.
Widespread rains in Uttar Pradesh, induced by Hudhud cyclone, have so far claimed 14 lives and left 13 others injured.
Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu today said he is keen on developing the port city of Visakhapatnam with a new vision.