To cope with the Cyclone ‘Titli‘, the Odisha government has begun preparations at the war-level. After issuing red alerts, the school-colleges have been announced for three days.
After the field of low pressure in the Bay of Bengal, the Odisha government has been preparing for the war-level to deal with the Titli storm that has shaped a cyclone. Chief Secretary Aditya Prasad Padhi said after discussions with the senior officials in the Secretariat on Tuesday evening that after issuing the Red Alert, all schools and colleges in Puri, Ganjam, and Jagatsinghpur districts have been declared a holiday for three days. Schools and colleges will be closed from October 10 to 12 in these districts.
He said that in these districts 6 NDRF, 11 ODRAF (Odisha Disaster Rescue Force) team will be deployed. The process of taking people living in lower areas to safer place has been started. After taking stock of the situation on Wednesday, the decision will be taken on whether schools and colleges of other districts will be closed or not. On the other hand, warnings have been issued in these districts due to heavy rains in Khordha, Nayagarh, Cuttack, Jajpur, Bhadrak and Balasore districts. The Meteorological Department has said that the cyclonic storm will reach 110 to 125 kilometers per hour when the surface touches the surface.
Dr. Harshavardhan Reviewed The Situation
Central Minister Dr. Harshavardhan reviewed the situation with cyclone Titli in the Bay of Bengal and asked officials to ensure that this is the least harm. Dr. Harshavardhan reviewed the warnings issued by the Meteorological Department to various state governments, coastal departments, and fishermen. The Ministry said that there is a possibility of a collision between the coastline of Kalinga Pattanam in Andhra Pradesh and Gopalpur of Odisha, on the morning of October 11, when the Titli storms form a serious and severe form.