In pics: AP, Odisha reel under the aftermath of Hudhud

  • Abhimanyu Kulkarni, Hindustan Times, New Delhi
  • Updated: Oct 17, 2014 19:08 IST

Two days after cyclone Hudhud battered the coast, residents of Visakhapatnam continue to live in darkness. Communication networks are down too.

To add to their woes, there is acute shortage of drinking water, milk and other essential commodities.

Andhra Pradesh and Odisha have been severely hit, despite thousands of people finding solace in storm shelters and relief camps.

Here are some photos that bring out the plight of those who are recuperating from the damage that Hudhud wrecked upon them.

The damaged roof of the Visakhapatnam airport terminal. (AFP Photo/Andhra Pradesh state government)

People rush to a relief camp at Kakinada, Andhra Pradesh. (PTI Photo)

Food packets being prepared for the cyclone affected people in Vishakapatnam. (PTI Photo)

Upturned boats and damaged buildings are pictured along the coast after Hudhud made landfall in Visakhapatnam. (AFP Photo)

A view of Kailashpuri costal area at Visakhapatnam. (Arun Sharma/HT Photo)

A long queue at petrol pump in Visakhapatnam. (Arun Sharma/ HT Photo)

Andhra Pradesh chief minister N Chandrababu Naidu visits the Hudhud cyclone affected areas in Vishakapatnam. (PTI Photo)

An uprooted tree is pictured across a road in Visakhapatnam. Workers rushed to restore communication and power links and clear roads. (AFP Photo)

An eroded road and boardwalk in Vishakhapatnam. (AFP Photo)

People pass by damaged electric pole in Vishakapatnam on Monday. (PTI Photo)

A picture of the swathe of destruction caused by cyclone Hudhud in Vizag. (Arun Sharma/ HT Photo)

People crowd at a petrol pump to get fuel in Vishakapatnam. (PTI Photo)

People during a cremation ceremony of a 47-year-old man who died in cyclone Hudhud at R K Beach in Visakhapatnam. (Arun Sharma/ HT Photo)

A fisherman walks near the anchored fishing boats as strong winds blow a day after Hudhud pounded the Bay of Bengal coast in Gopalpur, Orissa. (AP Photo/Biswaranjan Rout)

A house in Visakhapatnam that gave way under the storm. (PTI Photo)

Children of Ramaya Patna village taking cooked food at a shelter center (school building) in Odisha. (Arabinda Mahapatra/ HT Photo)

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