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CM Naidu reviews situation in cyclone hit areas in AP

Amaravati: Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister Chandrababu Naidu reviewed the situation of cyclone Titli hit areas in the state on Tuesday.

CM Naidu used Real Time Governance to monitor the situation

CM Naidu used Real Time Governance to monitor the situation. At least eight people have died in Srikakulam and Vijayanagaram districts of AP.

Power supply and communication networks have been affected badly in cyclone-hit regions.

According to the India Meteorological Department (IMD), Cyclone Titli made its landfall near Palasa in Srikakulam district, south west of Gopalpur in Odisha with an estimated maximum sustained surface wind speed of 140-150 kmph gusting to 165 kmph between 4.30 am and 5.30 am.

The Andhra Pradesh State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) said the cyclone caused widespread damage in Srikakulam and Vizianagaram, and threw normal life out of gear as heavy to very heavy rains lashed the two north coastal districts districts since late Wednesday night.

While a 62-year-old woman died at Gudivada Agraharam village after a tree fell on her, a 55-year-old man died in a house collapse at Rotanasa village in Srikakulam district, the SDMA said.

The Andhra Pradesh Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said the six others killed were fishermen who had ventured into the sea.

Read: Cyclone 'Titli' leaves eight dead in AP



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