Hudhud loses intensity, wind speeds down to 80-90kmph: IMD

 Cyclone Hudhud, which made landfall in Andhra Pradesh this noon, is now positioned northwest of Visakhapatnam while the winds unleashed by the weather system have slowed down to 80-90kmph, IMD said.

Cyclone Hudhud wreaks havoc, leaves six dead in AP, Odisha; Visakhapatnam worst hit
Cyclone Hudhud wreaks havoc, leaves six dead in AP, Odisha; Visakhapatnam worst hit

Cyclone Hudhud pounded the coastal districts of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha with heavy rain and winds of almost 200 kmph on Sunday leaving six people dead and a trail of devastation with Visakhapatnam where the very severe storm made landfall bearing the brunt.

Cyclone Hudhud: PM Modi to chair meet today; over one lakh evacuated in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha
Cyclone Hudhud: PM Modi to chair meet today; over one lakh evacuated in Andhra Pradesh, Odisha

Evacuation of lakhs of people began in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh on Saturday, a day before Cyclone Hudhud is expected to make a landfall near Visakhapatnam coast.

Four Mumbai sailors to represent India in Asian Games

Teenage sailors Upamanyu Dutta and Arosh Chaudhari won the national selection trials at Vishakapatnam and with it a berth to represent India in 420 Class (men) in the yachting competitions of the Asian Games to be held in Incheon, South Korea later this year.

No dialysis facility at Koraput district hospital

The absence of a dialysis facility at Koraput district head-quarters hospital here in Odisha seemed to have taken a heavy toll on patients in the tribal-dominated region.

Kohli, Sharma steer India to a clinical victory over WI

Jadeja hit the winnings runs and Kohli racked up a valiant century but Rohit Sharma ensured that he would be in the middle for an Indian victory.

Naxals loot tonnes of explosives

Naxals have looted a truck carrying a 16.5 tonnes of ammonium nitrate in Chhattisgarh.

Sailor killed, 2 injured in submarine fire in Vishakapatnam

A sailor was killed and two others sustained injuries after fire broke out in a naval submarine at Naval Dockyard in Visakhapatnam city of Andhra Pradesh Friday evening, police said.