After 'Helen', AP to face 'Leher'

24 Nov, 2013 18:36 IST|Sakshi
After 'Helen', AP to face 'Leher'

Hyderabad, Just days after being hit by Cyclone Helen, Andhra Pradesh is bracing itself to face another cyclone, which would cross the state coast on November 28, the Met office said on Sunday.

According to IMD, Cyclone 'Lehar' will cross the Andhra Pradesh coast between Machillipatnam and Kalingapatnam near Kakinada.

Under its influence, rain or thundershowers would occur at many places over Andhra Pradesh, Tamil Nadu, Odisha and coastal and south interior Karnataka, IMD said in its weather forecast for four days from November 27 to December 1.

At least 11 people were killed and crops in 1.69 lakh hectares damaged under the impact of cyclone Helen earlier this week. Damage caused by last month's Phailin storm in Andhra Pradesh is still being assessed.

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