Planning n Mitigation | VOL. 14, ISSUE 86, September-October 2014 |

Cyclone Warning Centre, Visakhapatnam

Less than a year back, the east coast of India was struck by a cyclone that was half the size of India. Visakhapatnam, a coastal town in Andhra Pradesh played a pivotal role in the minimising the destruction caused. Visakhapatnam, or Vizag, is home to one of the six cyclone detection centres along the East Coast for Bay of Bengal.   CYCLONE WARNING CENTRE, KIRLAMPUDI LAYOUT Established in 1870, Visakhapatnam has one of the oldest meteorological observatories on the east...

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