Cyclone Titli - 2018

CYCLONE “TITLI”: In the second week of October, 2018, cyclonic storm “Titli” made landfall in south west coast of Gopalpur near Palasa in Andhra Pradesh. NDRF as part of proactive measures deployed 25 teams in the coastal parts of the Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal. The brave hearts of NDRF commenced nonstop rescue and evacuation work in the affected areas and left no stone unturned to bring normalcy.

• Andhra Pradesh: 07 NDRF teams deployed in Srikakulam, Vishakhapatnam and Vijayanagram Districts in Andhra Pradesh, rescued 02 lives persons, evacuated 130 persons and cleared 277 Kms road. Teams also assisted the local administration in distribution of relief materials.

• Odisha: 15 NDRF teams commenced rescue and evacuation work at the coastal regions of Odisha viz, Ganjam, Gajapati, Puri, Kendrapada, Nayagarh, Bhadrak, Jagatsingpur, Balasore, Jajpur, Bhuweneshwar and Sambhalpur districts. Teams rescued 15 persons, evacuated 571 persons and cleared 167 Kms road.

• West Bengal: 03 NDRF teams were prepositioned in East Medinipur, Hoogly and 24 South Pargana districts of West Bengal for emergency response.