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Cyclone Titli, flood: Death toll rises to 52

17/10/2018 at 12:51 PM

Bhubaneswar: Total 52 deaths were confirmed in Cyclone Titli and subsequent flood in the State, informed Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi today.

Damage to infrastructure and crops would be around Rs 2,200 crore, added Padhi.

Of the total 52 deaths, 39 casualties were reported from Gajapati district alone while 12 death cases were reported from Ganjam and one from Kandhamal.

Meanwhile, the State Government on Tuesday released Rs 102 crore to the cyclone and flood-hit districts of Gajapati, Ganjam and Rayagada as gratuitous relief (GR) to the affected people.

While Rs 89.60 crore has been released for Ganjam district, Rs 11 crore has been given to Gajapati and Rs 1.40 crore to Rayagada district.

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