Titli leaves blues for 2.25 lakh families in Srikakulam
Titli cyclone left as many as 225 lakh families in about 18 mandals across Srikakulam district with severe troubles
Crops in 3.5 lakh acres damaged
Srikakulam: Titli cyclone left as many as 2.25 lakh families in about 18 mandals across Srikakulam district with severe troubles.
As per official estimations, 9.07 lakh people in 202 villages in 18 mandals were affected due to cyclone.
About 8,962 houses were damaged, a stretch of 290 km roads was destroyed, 386 trees fell and 80 minor irrigation projects and tanks were damaged.
Power supply was affected in six towns and 319 villages. Cell phone networks of BSNL, Airtel, Idea, Jio ad Vodafone were affected, sending the communication out of gear for two days.
Migrated birds from Siberia at Telukunchi in Itchapuram and Telineelapuram in Tekkali mandals died due to lack of food
and high velocity winds.
Total 447 boats and 1,550 nets of fishermen were destroyed in all coastal mandals.
Paddy, cotton, maize and sugarcane crops were damaged in 3.50 lakh acres in 12 mandals.
Horticulture crops Banana, Papaya, vegetables, cashew, coconut damaged in 32,000 acres of it only coconut damaged in 25,000 acres in
Uddanam area alone.