Cyclone Gulab stay information updates: Cyclone ‘Gulab’, which crossed the Bay of Bengal coast near Kalingapatnam on Sunday evening, weakened right into a melancholy and brought on widespread rains in a number of districts of Andhra Pradesh on Monday and likewise left a path of destruction.
Port metropolis Visakhapatnam obtained a 30-year excessive rainfall of over 33.three cm in 24 hours beneath the cyclone’s impression and left a girl lifeless at this time, taking the general toll to 2 since Sunday. On Sunday, a fisherman was killed within the cyclonic storm in Bay of Bengal in Srikakulam district.
Agricultural and horticultural crops in over 1.63 lakh acres suffered broken as a result of heavy downpour in Srikakulam, Vizianagaram, Visakhapatnam, East Godavari, West Godavari and Krishna districts, Agriculture Minister Okay Kanna Babu stated whereas citing preliminary estimates.
Chief Minister Y S Jagan Mohan Reddy reviewed the scenario with Collectors of the rain-affected districts and directed them to step up aid works. The Chief Minister introduced an ex-gratia aid of Rs 5 lakh every to the kin of these killed in Gulab.