Cyclone Phethai Crossed Andhra Pradesh Coast between 13.30 and 14.30 on Dec 17th
According to the report Stella – Director/Scientist-E, Indian Metrological Department (IMD) during the landfall the wind speed is 70-100kmph.
During the landfall heavy to extremely heavy rains associated with winds prevailed along the cost.
Injaram – East Godavari District – 119.25mm
Uppalaguptam – 117.25mm
Nimmidalavalasa – Visakhapatnam – 68mm
Phethai – You should know about
This is the 77th cyclone crossing Andhra Pradesh Coast
The name is suggested by Thailand – It is pronounced as ‘Pay-ti’
APEPDCL – AP Eastern Power Distribution Company Limited mentioned –
Due to the cyclone at many coastal areas coconut trees and electricity poles were uprooted
Nearly 50 trains along the Chennai-Howrah main railway line along the AP coast have suspended the operation.