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Tropical Cyclone Hudhud - Oct 2014

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Cyclone tropical

On 12 Oct 2014, Tropical Cyclone Hudhud made landfall on India's coast of Andhra Pradesh, near the city of Visakhapatnam, as a category 3 storm. Visakhapatnam was heavily damaged, including the airport, a number of buildings, electrical and telecommunications supplies and roads. Similarly, districts of Visakhapatnam, Srikakulam and Vijayanagaram sustained damage to infrastructure, communication, shelter and livelihoods. Light ‘kutcha’ houses (mud and/or thach) were particularly badly damaged. According to media and government reporting, 22 people were killed and over 248,00 people in 320 villages were affected. (IFRC, 14 Oct 2014)