Paddy and groundnut cultivated in about 2,525 acres and horticulture crops in about 185 hectares had been destroyed, says Industries Minister M.C. Sampath
Even because the evaluation of harm brought on by the latest incessant rain as a result of Cyclone Nivar in Cuddalore district is beneath means, preliminary estimates point out that standing crops in over 2,900 acres have been destroyed.
Chairing a gathering on the Collectorate right here on Saturday, Industries Minister M.C. Sampath stated that paddy and groundnut cultivated in about 2,525 acres and horticulture crops in about 185 hectares had been destroyed.
As many as 95 thatched huts had been fully destroyed whereas 642 huts had been partially broken. In addition, as many as 174 concrete homes had been totally broken whereas 5 had been partially broken, he stated.
Over 300 uprooted bushes had been eliminated whereas 77 electrical poles broken within the cyclone had been changed.
More than 52,000 folks had been accommodated in 28 cyclone aid shelters and 191 non permanent shelters arrange throughout the district, he stated.
Collector Chandra Sekhar Sakhamuri was current.