The rising frequency of cyclones on the east coast has hit the tourism sector in Visakhapatnam region.
The increasing disasters have been denting the revenue of the sector and damaging the natural settings at the tourist spots. Further, they have also been affecting the climate at the tourist places, like Araku, which is now experiencing warmer winters, though cool winters are its characteristic.
Consequently, the coastal areas have been facing extreme weather, marine and terrestrial loss, rise in sea-level and outbreak of diseases, according to experts.
Normally, tourism is closely linked with the natural environment. Climate is the main attraction for many tourist spots.
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