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What is the name of recent cyclone in Andhra Pradesh?

What is the name of recent cyclone in Andhra Pradesh?

Two people died in Andhra Pradesh amid heavy rainfall in the state after cyclone ‘Gulab’ made landfall at Kalingapatnam in Srikakulam district Sunday evening. Neighbouring Telangana also received heavy rainfall as a fallout of the landfall.

What is HUD HUD flood?

Cyclone Hudhud is pounding the eastern Indian coast, causing extensive damage and prompting the evacuation of some 350,000 people. The cyclone, classed “very severe”, brought winds of 205km/h (127mph), as it passed over the coast near the city of Visakhapatnam.

What is the biggest cyclone in Andhra Pradesh?

The 1990 Andhra Pradesh cyclone or the 1990 Machilipatnam Cyclone was the worst disaster to affect Southern India since the 1977 Andhra Pradesh cyclone.

Who named cyclones India?

After four years of continuous deliberations, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) initiated the naming of the North Indian Ocean storm with Cyclone Onil in September 2004.

What was the speed of Hudhud cyclone?

134 mph
Cyclone Hudhud/Highest wind speed

Which is the most severe cyclone in India?

Top 9 Intense and Strongest Cyclones in India

  • Cyclone Hudhud – 2014.
  • Cyclone Phailin – 2013.
  • Cyclone Helen – 2013.
  • Cyclone Nilam – 2012.
  • Cyclone Phyan – 2009.
  • Odisha Cyclone – 1999 – Strongest.
  • Bhola Cyclone – 1970 – Deadliest.
  • – Floods in India.

What was the speed of Cyclone Hudhud in Visakhapatnam?

Visakhapatnam, also known as Vizag, bore the brunt of Hudhud, which hit its coast with a speed of 185 km/h (115 mph). Hundreds of vehicles parked on roads were damaged while heavy rains inundated a few colonies. The runway at Visakhapatnam Airport was flooded and the radar and navigational aids were destroyed.

What did Odisha government do during Cyclone Hudhud?

Government of Odisha Also dispatched 30 team from OSDMA for help in relief and rescue. On October 8, while Hudhud was gaining cyclonic storm intensity, the authorities closed schools and cancelled ferry services in and around the Andaman Islands .Local fishermen were warned about the storm.

When was last time Cyclone Hudhud hit Andhra Pradesh?

Bringing extensive damage to the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh, Hudhud gradually weakened as it curved northwards over land. The storm continued its weakening trend and was last noted as a well-marked low-pressure area over east Uttar Pradesh on October 14.

When did Aqua satellite pass over Tropical Cyclone Hudhud?

The Atmospheric Infrared Sounder or AIRS instrument that flies aboard NASA’s Aqua satellite passed over Tropical Cyclone Hudhud on Oct. 8 at 6:53 UTC (2:53 a.m. EDT and captured infrared data on the storm revealing bands of strong thunderstorms around the center.

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