Its been 3 years for Hudhud cyclone . Exactly on 10th October 2014 ,India Meteorological Department(IMD) had given warnings to state govt about cyclone hudhud . But no one thinks that hudhud can create huge lose to Vizag. On 12th 2014 from the morning cyclone hudhud hits vizag with peak strength with three-minute wind speeds of 255 km/h .No vizagitie has experienced this kind cyclone ever before . Hudhud caused extensive damage to the city of Visakhapatnam and the neighbouring districts of Vizianagaram and Srikakulam of Andhra Pradesh. Damages were estimated to be ₹21908 crore (US$3.4 billion) by the Andhra state government.
For first time vizagities might cried after seeing their beautiful city turns into devastated city.As per initial reports, 3 people were killed due to heavy rainfall accompanied by strong winds in coastal areas. Within hours of hitting the coast, the cyclone severed the radar link of Visakhapatnam Cyclone Warning Centre.
Hudhud caused 61 deaths within Andhra Pradesh and few of them missed and also an estimated damage of ₹21908 crores (US$3.4 billion).
Roadway destruction in Visakhapatnam:
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. The roof of the terminal was torn apart due to the speed of the cyclone.Villages near Vizag were also significantly affected by Hudhud.
C.M Chandra babu naidu has worked hard to get back vizagities life into normal way within one week.
But after Hudhud Vizag has achieved & wins awards,complements and giving competition to the metro cities with its fast developments .
Here it is , what V I Z A G earns after hudhud .
- Visakhapatnam railway station ranks No.1 cleanest station in India ”
- Visakhapatnam Ranks Third Out Of 434 Cities in Swachh Survekshan Rankings
- Vizag port ranks 2nd cleanest in india
- Many international conferences held in vizag
- After hitting hudhud, vizag hosted INTERNATIONAL FLEET REVIEW which is grand success
- Many cricketers have expressed their love after seeing Vizag’s beauty .
- And crosses a GDP of $43.5 billion from $26 billion .
- Running towards India’s fintech hub
“A long way to go but Governments are not giving their 100% best in developing Visakhapatnam. Whatever it is,vizagites are always read to face any situation ” ,says Akhil.
“seriously after seeing damage of hudhud ,even i felt very sad and i don’t think My Vizag city will bounce back like this .. anyway we are always thankful to GVMC , Govt. ” says Vizagitie .
“I can’t forget Hudhud in my life,my father works as a GVMC contract worker. on 12th oct,2014 he went out for duty even i was requesting please don’t go. Unfortunately my father did not come back and we don’t any information till now” says karuna