4.11 lakh people affected due to 'Roanu' cyclone: Andhra Pradesh Deputy CM

 Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister N Chinnarajappa today said around 11.4 lakh people were affected by 'Roanu' cyclone in the East Godavari district.

PTI| Updated: May 21, 2016, 00:26 AM IST

Rajamahendravaram: Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister N Chinnarajappa today said around 11.4 lakh people were affected by 'Roanu' cyclone in the East Godavari district.

"Crops in 9,360 hectares were damaged due to rains, which have been lashing the district for the last two days. 304 villages in 33 mandals of the district are affected by the cyclone," he said.

According to Chinnarajappa, while eight houses were damaged another 19 were partially damaged.

Officials said rainfall of 117 mm was recorded in the district till 6 PM today.