Zero Damage as Hud Hud Spares Kalahandi

Published: 14th October 2014 06:03 AM  |   Last Updated: 14th October 2014 06:03 AM   |  A+A-

BHAWANIPATNA:  Putting the cyclone fear to rest, Hud Hud failed to cause any damage in Kalahandi district. Apprehending heavy rainfall and gusty wind, 387 shelter centres were kept ready by the district administration. A total of 11,508 people residing in cyclone-prone areas were shifted to 198 shelter centres.

While free kitchen service was arranged in 121 centres, dry food was provided in 77 centres. With the cyclone fizzling out, the evacuees on Monday returned home.

The rainfall recorded in Golamunda was 60 mm, followed by Kalampur 50 mm, Lanjigarh 40 mm, Bhawanipatna 35 mm, Narla 23 mm, Koksara 20 mm, Junagarh 15 mm, Dharamgarh 10 mm and Kesinga nine mm.

No information was available from Thuamul Rampur which is one of the highest rainfall zone in the district. Power supply has been snapped for the last 15 hours affecting normal life.

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