Wed, Oct 15, 2014, 01:21 PM
Due to cyclone, power infrastructure is severely damaged in Visakhapatnam, Vizayanagaram and Srikakulam districts. All the functions of power department like production, distribution have come to a standstill. Many transformers and electric poles are uprooted and lying on the roads. Due to heavy rains and thunder storms, many trees fell on the LT, HT power lines causing damage. Power substations are also washed away. Water distribution has come to a stand still as there is no power. Petrol bunks are not functioning and ATM centers are down. Many areas in Visakhapatnam are still in darkness and people are being inconvenienced greatly.