Overall Red alert Tropical Cyclone for TITLI-18
in India

Event summary

Tropical Cyclone TITLI-18 can have a high humanitarian impact based on the maximum sustained wind speed, exposed population and vulnerability.

GDACS ID TC 1000519
Name TITLI-18
Glide number: TC-2018-000162-IND
From - To 09 Oct - 11 Oct
Exposed countries India
Exposed population 5.6 million in Category 1 or higher
Maximum wind speed 176 km/h Category 2
Maximum storm surge 1.3 m (10 Oct 23:00 UTC)
Vulnerability High (India)


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Wind Storm surge Rainfall GDACS score
GDACS JTWC 167 km/h 1.3 m n.a. 2.5
Single TC: maximum expected impact (wind, storm surge, rainfall)
HWRF 168 km/h 1.1 m n.a. 1.5
GFS 149 km/h 0.5 m n.a. 0.5
ECMWF 136 km/h 0.8 m n.a. 0.5
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India - Tropical cyclone TITLI update (ECHO 12 Oct 2018)Fri, 12 Oct 2018 12:58

  • Tropical cyclone TITLI made landfall north of Mandasa (Andhra Pradesh, India) on 11 October early morning UTC with approximate sustained winds of 160-170 km/h (equivalent to a Category 2 on the Hurricane Saffir Simpson scale). It continued north-west crossing the state of Andhra Pradesh and Odisha, weakening to a tropical depression. 
  • Over the next 48 hours, it is expected to dissipate. Heavy to very heavy rain may continue to affect Odisha, the coastal areas of Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal. The Indian Meteorological Department, as of 12 October, has issued an orange warning for heavy rain over Odisha and West Bengal.
  • According to local media, as of 12 October, eight people have died as a result, seven in Andhra Pradesh and one in Odisha.
India - Tropical cyclone TITLI (ECHO 10 Oct 2018)Wed, 10 Oct 2018 12:59

  • A new tropical cyclone named  formed over the Central Bay of Bengal on 9 October and started to move north-west as tropical storm. On 10 October at 0.00 UTC its centre was located 300 km south-east of Srikakulam City (Andhra Pradesh State, India), with maximum sustained winds of 102 km/h.
  • Over the next 24 hours, it is expected to continue north-east toward Odisha State and its centre may pass over or close to the city of Brahmapur on 11 October morning UTC, possibly with maximum sustained winds between 120-150 km/h (equivalent to a Category 1 in the Saffir Simpson Scale). Heavy to very heavy rain and strong winds may affect Odisha and the coastal areas of Andra Pradesh.
  • The Indian Meteorological Department, as of 10 October, has issued a warning for heavy rain over Odisha.
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