Hudhud was hit on the coast of Visakhapatnam on Oct-12 which has left the entire coastal region in the devastated state. Huge losses occurred in Vizag as the telecom and power supply was halted and crops, roads and buildings were hugely damaged.
Agricultural crops spread over 18,381 hectares were damaged along with horticulture crops in 1,638 hectare.
176 villages were affected in 31 mandals creating troubles for survival to about 1.65 Lakh people, she detailed. She also informed that no loss to human lives occurred in the district.