Cyclone Titli hits Odisha coast

Published: 11th October 2018 08:00 AM  |   Last Updated: 11th October 2018 12:08 PM  

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As cyclone Titli lands south of Gopalpur about an hour back, the region is lashed by heavy rains and strong wind. (Photo | Biswanath Swain/EPS)
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The road from Berhampur to Gopalpur is blocked by trees brought down by wind reaching a speed of about 120 KM. (Photo | Biswanath Swain/EPS)
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While Gopalpur in Odisha reported surface winds at 126 kmph, Kalingapatanam in Andhra Pradesh recorded wind speed of 56 kmph. (Photo | Biswanath Swain/EPS)
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At least five districts like Ganjam, Gajapati, Puri, Khurda and Jagatsinghpur are receiving good amount of rainfall coupled with high speed winds. (Photo | Biswanath Swain/EPS)
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Reports of trees, electric poles getting uprooted and damages to kuchha houses were reported. (Photo | Biswanath Swain/EPS)
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The latest observations indicate that 'Titli', over west-central Bay of Bengal moved north-northwestwards with a speed of about 19 kmph during the past six hours. (Photo | Biswanath Swain/EPS)
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Road communication in Gopalpur and Berhampur, reportedly snapped. (Photo | Biswanath Swain/EPS)
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Odisha government has geared up its machinery and has already evacuated over 3 lakh people living in low lying areas and kuchha houses ahead of the landfall in five coastal districts. (Photo | Biswanath Swain/EPS)
A damaged Durga Puja pandal after strong wind hits Berhampur on Thursday. (Photo | Biswanath Swain/EPS)
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An uprooted tree after Cyclone Titli made a landfall in Odisha's Berhampur district. (Photo | Biswanath Swain/EPS)
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The shutter of a shop damaged in the streets of Berhampur. (Photo | Biswanath Swain/EPS)
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