Cyclone 'Titli' leaves two dead in AP

The 'very severe' cyclonic storm 'Titli' left two persons dead besides causing widespread damage in Srikakulam district on Thursday, the State Disaster Management Authority (SDMA) said.

Scores of trees and power poles were uprooted as heavy rains lashed Srikakulam district under the influence of the storm, the SDMA said.

Rainfall ranging from 2 cm to 26 cm was recorded in several mandals of the district even as road communication network was vastly affected.

The State Road Transport Corporation suspended its bus services as uprooted trees caused roadblocks at several places.

(Agencies)