Chennai: The severe cyclonic storm ‘Titli’ which made landfall near Gopalpur district in Odisha this morning is expected to weaken gradually and will turn into a “deep depression” by Friday morning, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said this morning.
IMD said, “It (cyclone Titli) is very likely to move northwestwards for next 12 hours and then re-curve northwestwards towards Gangetic West Bengal across Odisha. It is likely to weaken gradually becoming severe cyclonic storm around noon, cyclonic storm around the evening of today and a deep depression by the morning of tomorrow, October 12, 2018.”
“Heavy to very heavy rain at a few places with extremely heavy falls at isolated places very likely over Odisha; heavy to very heavy rain at isolated places over Gangetic West Bengal, Assam & Meghalaya, and Coastal Andhra Pradesh; heavy rain at isolated places over Nagaland, Manipur, Mizoram & Tripura and Jharkhand,” announced India Meteorological Department in a press release today.
(Source: ANI & IMD)