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Ganjam, Gajapati and Rayagada districts mainly bore the brunt of the cyclone Titli

Berhampur:11/10/18 People in large parts of the State heaved a sigh of relief with cyclone Titli considerably weakening after its landfall in Odisha-Andhra Pradesh coast early morning today

The Ganjam, Gajapati and Rayagada districts in Southern Odisha mainly bore the brunt of the cyclonic storm with reports of storm uprooting trees and electric poles in these districts. No report of casuality has been received so far from any part of the State.

Mud-walled and asbestos shed houses were damaged extensively in these districts.

While cyclone fear has receded, heavy rains have lashed large areas affecting the normal life.

Meanwhile people in seaside villages in Kendrapara, Jagatsinhpur, Puri and Ganjam district who were evacuated yesterday night are slowly returning back to their respective houses.

“We are relieved. The cyclone Titli warning had triggered panic. By God’s grace, the nature’s fury has spared us. We did not take chances after cyclone warning was sounded. We voluntarily shifted ourselves to multi-purpose cyclone shelter”, said a resident of Sandhakuda locality in Paradip port town.

About Ashok Palit

Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.

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