The Navy expects the cyclone to hit between 10:30 am and 11:30 am north of Visakhapatnam, a major port town and home to a huge naval base on the Andhra Pradesh coast.
Naval officers said they expect Hudhud to hit maximum windspeed of 180 km/hour. Naval commanders said they expect the tail to pass by 3:30 pm
The Navy is standing by with multiple teams to assist in rescue and relief operations.
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