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Andhra Govt mobilized 10,000 electric poles, working on restoring normalcy in Cyclone Titli

Andhra Govt mobilized 10,000 electric poles, working on restoring normalcy in Cyclone Titli
Andhra Govt mobilized 10,000 electric poles, working on restoring normalcy in Cyclone Titli
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As per report Andhra Pradesh government has begun taking up rescue and relief measures after very severe cyclonic storm Titli unleashed havoc in the state's north coastal region and south coastal Odisha on Thursday.  Meanwhile the cyclone, which claimed eight lives in Andhra Pradesh, triggered widespread rains in the two states, uprooted trees, electricity poles, communication towers, damaged houses and crops and snapped electricity supply.



Visakhapatnam Cyclone Warning Centre reported that Titli crossed between North Andhra and South Odisha coast near Palasa with wind speed of 140-150 km per hour. Meanwhile Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu visited Visakhapatnam on Thursday evening after the weather cleared and reached Srikakulam by road to review the situation on the ground. Furthermore officials said that electricity substations were also being restored on a war footing. 

Andhra Govt mobilized 10,000 electric poles, working on restoring normalcy in Cyclone Titli

Moreover the crop loss is also being assessed with several hundred acres of coconut, banana and cashew nut crops hit across the districts of Srikakulam, Vizianagaram and Visakhapatnam. Further the Health Department has been kept on alert to prevent any possible outbreak of diseases. Also the coastal alert has been put at 10 the highest with fishermen prohibited from venturing into the sea for the next few days.


Andhra Govt mobilized 10,000 electric poles, working on restoring normalcy in Cyclone Titli
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