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  1. ‘Titli’ cyclone: Cyclonic storm at 145kmph to hit Odisha coast on Thursday at 5:30 am

‘Titli’ cyclone: Cyclonic storm at 145kmph to hit Odisha coast on Thursday at 5:30 am

Odisha-Andhra Cyclone Titli Live Updates: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning of severe cyclonic storm 'Titli' for north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha districts.

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Odisha-Andhra Cyclone Titli: The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued a warning of severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ for north Andhra Pradesh and south Odisha districts. The Met department has predicted that cyclonic storm and heavy to heavy rainfall will hit the two states today. In Odisha, the government has issued a red alert and asked districts authorities to remain in the offices until the situation improves. The districts where heavy rainfall is expected are Gajpati, Ganjam, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Bhadrak and Balasore. Also on October 11, the IMD has said that rain, thundershowers are likely to lash the coastal districts of the state. The government has asked fishermen not to venture in the sea water till the red alert is in place.

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The state government has also ordered closure of schools and colleges in the districts where a red alert is in place for the next two days. The Met department has said that cyclonic pressure over the Bay of Bengal is the main reason behind the change in the weather. Meanwhile, the IMD today informed that Cyclone ‘Titli’ over the Bay of Bengal has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and is heading for the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast. This, the IMD said, has triggered rainfall in several parts of Odisha.

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Odisha-Andhra Titli cyclone alert Live Updates:

15:31 (IST) 10 Oct 2018
Evacuation of people underway in 5 districts

The state administration has ordered evacuation of people in five coastal districts -- Ganjam, Puri, Khurda, Kendrapara and Jagtsinghpur.

15:30 (IST) 10 Oct 2018
'Titli' intensifies into very severe cyclonic storm

'Titli' cyclone over the Bay of Bengal is intensifying into a very severe cyclonic storm. According to the projection made by the weather office, it will hit the Odisha coast on Thursday at 5:30 am.

15:29 (IST) 10 Oct 2018
CM Patnaik chairs meet

Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today chaired a meeting here to review the preparations ahead of the Titli cyclone.

13:07 (IST) 10 Oct 2018
IMD issues alert
12:49 (IST) 10 Oct 2018
Titli cyclone to hit Odisha coast Thursday morning

The Titli cyclone is likely to hit Odisha and adjoining north Andhra Pradesh coast between Gopalpur and Kalingapatnam on Thursday morning with 145 kmph. The IMD bulletin said that it has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and lay centred over west-central Bay of Bengal, about 370 km south-southeast of Gopalpur in Odisha.

11:51 (IST) 10 Oct 2018
Cyclone 'Titli' moving towards Odisha-Andhra coast

The IMD said that cyclone 'Titli' over the Bay of Bengal has intensified into a severe cyclonic storm and is moving towards the Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast. It said that several parts of Odisha will receive rainfall for the next two days.

11:28 (IST) 10 Oct 2018
Sudarsan Pattnaik urges people not to panic

International Sand Artist Sudarsan Pattnaik has urged people not to panic in view of the alert.

11:26 (IST) 10 Oct 2018
Schools, colleges shut in Odisha

The Naveen Patnaik government in Odisha has ordered the closure of all schools, colleges and Anganwadi centres till October 10-11 in four districts -- Gajapati, Ganjam, Puri and Jagatsinghpur, as a precautionary measure against Cyclone Titli.

According to IMD, the cyclonic storm is likely to make a landfall between Gopalpur in Odisha and Kalingapatanam in Andhra Pradesh early on Thursday. It said that the wind speed will be around 145 kmph. The weather department said that Odisha's Ganjam, Gajapati, Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Khurda, Nayagarh, Cuttack, Jajpur, Bhadrak and Balasore are expected to receive heavy to very heavy rainfall till October 11. Besides, it has also predicted heavy to very heavy rainfall for Kandhamal, Boudh and Dhenkanal.

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