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Cyclone ‘Titli’: Govt officers to work 24/7

11 Oct,2018

BDchronicle :

Weekends and holidays for all government officers and staff have been cancelled in 19 coastal districts of Bangladesh in purview of approaching cyclone ‘Titli’.

Alongside, measures are being taken to combat the impact of Cyclone Titli as well, reports Bangla daily Prothom Alo quoting Relief and Disaster Management Minister Mofazzal Hossain Chowdhury Maya.

According to the Met office, ‘Titli’ made landfall in Odisha's coastal Ganjam and Gajapati districts early today; and is now heading towards the West Bengal coast, the daily added.

Even though, Titli made landfall in India’s Odisha, Bangladesh will continue to take preparations against the cyclone, the minister added. 

Adequate relief has also been kept at the ready, the minister said. 

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