The cyclonic storm TITILI is gradually weakening and moving towards the North East direction. Due to its effect, heavy rain with lightning lashed the coastal Odisha. Capital Bhubaneswar experienced heavy rain with Thunder shower last night.
The relief and rescue operations in Gajapati, Ganjam and Rayagada district is underway in spite of heavy rain.
On the other hand, due to cancellation of train services, thousands of passengers have been detained at Visikhapatanam Puri and Balasore Railway Stations.