Approaching cyclone being monitored: Rajnath

Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said that the government is constantly monitoring the progress of a cyclonic storm that is likely to hit Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.

IANS| Updated: Oct 10, 2014, 11:43 AM IST

New Delhi: Home Minister Rajnath Singh Friday said that the government is constantly monitoring the progress of a cyclonic storm that is likely to hit Odisha and Andhra Pradesh.

"Spoke to the chief ministers of Odisha, Andhra Pradesh and Telangana regarding their preparedness to face the fast approaching cyclone 'Hudhud'," the home minister said in a tweet.

"Assured the CMs all help from the centre. The centre is monitoring the progression of 'Hudhud' expected to hit the coast in the next 24 hrs," he added.

Hudhud is likely to hit the coasts of Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on October 12.