When did Hudhud hit Visakhapatnam in which year?
According to this cyclone advisory, Hudhud would cross North Andhra Pradesh coast around Visakhapatnam around forenoon of 12 Oct 2014.
Who gave the cyclone name Hudhud?
The word Hudhud comes from Arabic and refers to the Hoopoe bird – the national bird of Israel, which is found across Afro-Eurasia. However, the current cyclone Hud-Hud is named by Oman. The naming of cyclones in the Indian Ocean region began in 2004.
Where is Hudhud found?
Hudhud’s maximum sustained winds were nearer 75 knots (86.3 mph/138.9 kph) on Oct. 10 at 1500 UTC (11 a.m. EDT). It was centered near 15.5 north and 86.7 east, about 250 nautical miles (155.3 miles) southeast Visakhapatnam, India.
How many people died in cyclone HudHud?
124Cyclone Hudhud / Total fatalities
Which bird is Hudhud?
While the bird is called ‘HudHud’ in Arabic, in English it is known as the Hoopoe. The scientific name of the bird is Upupu epops. The 31 cm in length bird is listed among the 484 bird species known in Andhra Pradesh.
Is Hudhud mentioned in Quran?
Hudhud, an Arabic word, refers to the Hoopoe bird. Hudhud has been mentioned twice in the Holy book Quran which was revealed on Prophet Muhammad more than 1400 years ago from now. Since 1953, hurricanes and tropical cyclones in the Atlantic have had their own names.
Which bird is HudHud?
What happened to Vizag after Cyclone Hudhud?
We take a look back at the time in 2014 when Vizag was reeling in the aftermath of Cyclone Hudhud. A throwback, looking at the city that paid dearly in the rendezvous with the brute force of Mother Nature. “A vibrant green city next to the verdant blue Bay of Bengal” these were apt words to describe our charming home.
Can Vizag’s green areas withstand the fury of Hudhud?
Not a single big tree in Vizag Steel Township and Andhra University, probably the greenest areas in entire India, could withstand the fury. Here are 10 photos of Vizag’s worst disaster, HudHud, that reflect Vizag’s devastation in 2014.
What was Vizag’s worst disaster?
Here are 10 photos of Vizag’s worst disaster, HudHud, that reflect Vizag’s devastation in 2014.
Is Vizag really a vibrant green city?
“A vibrant green city next to the verdant blue Bay of Bengal” these were apt words to describe our charming home. But that became passé for a time, thanks to the million-hooded serpent of a cyclone Hudhud that violently gate-crashed the shores of Vizag from inside the Bay of Bengal, uninvited, on the dreaded Sunday the 12 th October.