After affecting badly the Odisha, the severe Cyclonic Storm Titli is ready to move northwestwards and crossed north Andhra Pradesh - south Odisha coasts.

It is likely to heat near latitude 18.8°N and longitude 84.5°E (near Palasa, Srikakulam District) to the southwest of Gopalpur, as a Very Severe Cyclonic Storm with estimated maximum sustained surface wind speed of 140-150 kmph gusting to 165 kmph between 0430 and 0530 hours IST of today, the 11th October 2018.

It further moved west-northwestwards and lay centred at 0830 hrs IST  of today, the 11th October 2018 over south Odisha near latitude 19.0°N and longitude 84.1°E, about 90 km west-southwest of Gopalpur and 60 km south-southeast of Phulbani.

Gale wind speed reaching 90-100 kmph gusting to 115 kmph very likely over Gajapati, Ganjam, Nayagarh Kandhamal & Raigada districts of Odisha during next six hours and gradually decrease thereafter becoming squally wind speed of 50-60 kmph gusting to 70 kmph by evening.

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