Officials said rainfall of 117 mm was recorded on Friday

Andhra assesses damage over 4 lakh people affected due to Roanu cycloneImage for representation
news Saturday, May 21, 2016 - 07:58

Andhra Pradesh Deputy Chief Minister N Chinnarajappa on Friday said that around 11.4 lakh people were affected by 'Roanu' cyclone in the East Godavari district.

"Crops in 9,360 hectares were damaged due to rains, which have been lashing the district for the last two days. 304 villages in 33 mandals of the district are affected by the cyclone," he said.

According to Chinnarajappa, eight houses were damaged while another 19 were partially damaged.

Officials said rainfall of 117 mm was recorded in the district till 6 pm on Friday

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