The death toll from Tropical Cyclone Hudhud, which struck Andhra Pradesh and Odisha states on 12 Oct, stands at 45 with around 920,000 people affected. More than 135,000 people are taking shelter in 223 relief camps whilst authorities are providing food to 685,000 people. Over 41,200 houses and buildings were damaged and 450,000 acres of agricultural land inundated. Total damage costs are estimated between US$9.7 - $11 billion, making it the most costly cyclone to have ever hit India.
45 people dead
920,000 people affected
On 14 Oct, a severe snowstorm caused deadly avalanches along Nepal's Annapurna circuit. Forty people are reported dead and another 40 people remain missing. The Government has rescued almost 500 people, including 292 foreigners. The National Emergency Operations Centre is coordinating the rescue operation.
40 people dead
40 people missing