The Kettuvallom (Houseboats in Kerala) was a large floating formation with high load carrying capacity in a element of Kerala's culture and heritage. Kettuvallom transports goods from the isolated and interior villages of Kerala Backwater areas to the merchant towns like Alleppey, Kollam, Cochin and Kottayam Areas. The main mode of water transport was Kettuvalloms. And still in Kerala people depends plenty models of valloms (boats) for transportation farming and tourism.
Hudhud caused extensive damage to the city of Visakhapatnam and the neighbouring districts of Vizianagaram and Srikakulam of Andhra Pradesh. Damages were estimated to be ₹21908 crore (US$3.4 billion) by the Andhra state government. At least 124 deaths have been confirmed, a majority of them from Andhra Pradesh and Nepal, with the latter experiencing an avalanche due to the cyclone.