Neighbourhood News Desk/ Tarannum Sheeraz: Titli has claimed 7 lives in Andhra Pradesh and 1 in Odisha so far. Coastal areas of Odisha and northern Andhra Pradesh are bracing themselves for Titli, a massive cyclone hits the coastlines hard.
Titli which means butterfly in Hindi has been categorised as a very severe Cyclonic Storm and hits the Odisha coast yesterday at around 5:30 am tomorrow. People in five coastal districts in Odisha have been displaced to safer areas after the storm intensified. The storm is inching closer to the coast in southern Odisha and northern Andhra Pradesh. All schools, colleges and Anganwadi centres in four districts of Odisha will be closed till the situation cultivated.