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Sunday Stills, the next challenge: The letter C

C for Cyclone- Cyclone Hudhud

Deadly Tropical Cyclone Hudhud Strikes India on October 12

Hudhud was the equivalent of a strong Category 3 hurricane with winds sustained at 200 kph (125 mph) before making landfall on Sunday morning near Visakhapatnam.

Hudhud caused extensive damage to the city of Visakhapatnam and the neighboring districts .

Visakhapatnam is now bereaved of its greenery. 80% trees are uprooted except coconut and palm trees . We were confined to our flat for six days without electricity and drinking water. I could not go out and take pictures as lift was not working.

Now Visakhapatnam does not looks like  the photos i have posted before of lush green city and Vuda park.  Its impact was more drastic on the lives of the poor, the slum dwellers and fishing villages along the coast.

 

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  Hudhud nearing landfall at peak strength on October 12, 2014

Damages aftermath of the Hudhud Cyclone in Visakhapatnam on Monday. (Source: PTI Photo)

Damages aftermath of the Hudhud Cyclone in Visakhapatnam on Monday. (Source: PTI Photo) – See more at: http://indianexpress.com/article/india/india-others/first-person-yes-i-survived-cyclone-hudhud/#sthash.ibNrwX0i.dpuf

 

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I knew all along that life is about, love, compassion, compatibility and friendship, but now I have discovered that life is also about sharing thought, encouraging others and getting encouraged. So here I am with my blogs about life, friendship, love, and whatever life has taught me.

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  2. Dramatic pics!

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  3. Oh, the devastation is awful. Unfortunately, it’s always the poor who suffer the most when such calamities arise. That broken boy sculpture somehow says it all.

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  4. Great photos, but horrific event, Indira, and frightening, to say the least..I agree, the broken boy photo sends the most dramatic message..

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    • It was horrific experience LS. Especially 80% trees gone. City is looking naked. It will take lot of time or years to grow them.

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  5. So disheartening to see such devastation.All my childhood i had seen the city with a lot of glory and now its all in my memories only 😦

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  6. Devastating Hudhud. Even in UP there were few death from the rains that followed.

    Happy Diwali,

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  7. How sad.. Mother Nature at her worst. I can imagine how frightening this would be 🙂 Glad your safe….. Happy Diwali 🙂

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  8. I great up along the South Texas Gulf Coast so I’ve been through many a hurricane and seen their destruction up close and personal. I don’t miss it.

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