Modi decided to hold a meeting with AP CM N Chandrababu Naidu and reach Visakhapatnam by afternoon.
The death rate in the disaster reached 21 in AP while lakhs of people have been displaced and are forced to take shelter in relief camps.
The impact of the cyclone has extensively damaged the premises of the city airport. The roof of the building has been blown off and no flights are operational.
AP CM, had visited the affected areas yesterday and asked the PM to declare the disaster as a “national calamity” and also requested him to release funds for the restoration work.