Severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ over west-central Bay of Bengal, red alert issued for districts of north Andhra Pradesh,  south Odisha coasts

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Severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ over west-central Bay of Bengal, red alert issued for districts of north Andhra Pradesh, south Odisha coasts

India Blooms News Service | @indiablooms | 10 Oct 2018

New Delhi, Oct 10 (IBNS):  Severe Cyclonic Storm ‘Titli’ over west central Bay of Bengal moved northwards with a speed of about 14 kmph during past 6 hours, and lay cantered at 0830 hrs IST of on Wednesday, over West central Bay of Bengal, about 320 km south-southeast of Gopalpur (Odisha) and 270 km southeast of Kalingapatnam (Andhra Pradesh), Indian Met officials said.

It is very likely to intensify further into a 'Very Severe Cyclonic' Storm during next two hours.

It is very likely to move north-north westwards and cross Odisha & adjoining north Andhra Pradesh coasts between Gopalpur & Kalingapatnam around morning of Oct 11.

Thereafter, it is very likely to re-curve north eastwards, move towards Gangetic West Bengal across Odisha and weaken gradually.

Red alert has been issued for districts of north Andhra Pradesh & south Odisha coasts. Union Minister for earth sciences Dr. Harsh Vardhan on Tuesday evening took an urgent review meeting and the situation is being monitored at the highest level.

 

 

 

Severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ over west-central Bay of Bengal, red alert issued for districts of north Andhra Pradesh, south Odisha coasts

India Blooms News Service
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