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Govt confirms 26 deaths in cyclone Titli and subsequent flood

16/10/2018 at 1:45 PM

Bhubaneswar: At least 26 people were killed in cyclone Titli and subsequent floods in the State, said Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi in a press conference.

Of the 26 deaths reported, 18 died in Gajapati district, three people died in Ganjam while one each in Angul, Cuttack, Kandhamal, Keonjhar and Nayagarh mainly due to wall collapse and drowning.

At least 18 deaths were confirmed in Gajapati district which was one of the worst affected in the cyclone, 15 people died in landslide in Rayagad block in Gajapati district.

Road connectivity in Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada and Kandhamal were severely disrupted, added Sethi.

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