Cyclone Hudhud hit Andhra Pradesh coastal areas badly. Prime Minister Narendra Modi called Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu and enquired about situation in the state. Modi assured of full assistance and Naidu has thanked him for Centre’s concern. The Chief Minister told Modi about the progress of the cyclone, which made landfall in Vizag and battered three coastal districts of the state.
Modi assured Naidu of all possible assistance to deal with the situation. Naidu told reporters that Modi praised the state government for the precautions it took to minimise loss of life and property. The Prime Minister held an emergency high-level meeting to review preparedness for the cyclone.
The CM said that due to the impact of the heavy winds and rain, even the rescue and relief teams were unable to venture out, but the administration had evacuated about two lakh people.