Cyclone Phethai made landfall near Katrenikona in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh on Monday afternoon.
Heavy rain and winds were experienced in many areas in the district. The cyclone caused huge damage to standing crops,especially paddy in East Godavari, West Godavari, Krishna and isakhapatnam districts.
Hundreds of electric poles and trees got uprooted disrupting power supply and vehicular traffic. Schools and colleges were closed as a precautionary measure.
Lok Sabha passes transgender rights Bill
The Bill was passed with 27 amendments
Union Social Justice Thawar Chand Gehlot said that the government has accepted the amendments
Parliamentary Affairs Minister Narendra Singh Tomar said that the government was ready was any kind of discussion
Amid noisy protests over the Rafale deal and Cauvery issue, the Lok Sabha on Monday passed a bill seeking to empower the transgender community by providing them a separate identity.