Cyclone Titli : Toll rises to 12

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Cyclonic storm, Titli weakened into a deep depression on Friday triggering incessant rainfall in Odisha and Andhra Pradesh and raising the death toll to 12-eight in Andhra, three in Odisha and one in West Bengal.

The storm is moving towards West Bengal and strong winds are predicted along and off Bengal coast during the next 24 hours. The depression over Odisha has moved East-Northeastwards in the past six hours and is likely to maintain as a depression for the next 12 hours and weaken thereafter, according to India Meteorological Department (IMD).

According to Andhra Pradesh Emergency Control Room, 2,050 people have been rescued so far and shifted to 15 relief camps. Seven teams of NDRF and six teams of SDRF have been deployed in the cyclone-hit areas.

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