VISAKHAPATNAM: Heavy rain and strong winds have lashed Vizag as the cyclonic storm Hudhud made a landfall on Andhra Pradesh coast.
Indian Meteorological Department says, the outer edge of the cyclone crossed land at around 10am and the eye of the storm is expected to make a landfall at around noon.
Current speed of Cyclone Hudhud is 170-180kmph gusting upto 195kmph.
Two killed in rain-related incidents in Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam districts under the influence of severe cyclonic storm Hudhud, report PTI.
Several trees have been uprooted in the city, with the current wind speed around 180kmph.
Two people were killed in separate rain-related incidents in Visakhapatnam and Srikakulam districts of coastal Andhra Pradesh as the very severe cyclonic storm Hudhud triggered heavy downpour in the region.
One person was killed when the compound wall of a building collapsed in Visakhaptnam district.
Another person died in Srikakulam district when a tree collapsed following pounding rains, according to state disaster managemen department.