Bhubaneswar: Heavy rains caused by severe cyclone ‘Titli” have inundated many villages along the Chilka lake under Brahmagiri block this morning.
People in villages like Arakhakuda, Sanapatana, Mirzapur, Gabakunda and Sipakuda have sufferd a lot. The water in the Chilika lake has swelled and the mouth at Arakhakuda has opened due to high tides in the Bay of Bengal, said reports.
As water has entered houses, villagers have not cooked foods. Government officials have also not reached the affected villages yet. Wind blow of 50 to 60 km per hour has also made life difficult in these villages.