Urban deluge brings woes to residents on city outskirts, experts pin blame on faulty planning

Some people have vacated their houses and moved to safety while fire services personnel evacuated elderly people, women, children and patients from affected areas. 

Fire services personnel evacuate people from flooded areas on outskirts of Bhubaneswar.

While several districts of Odisha are reeling from flood, the State capital is no exception. Many areas on the outskirts of the city are facing water-logging affecting normal life.

As per sources, water from Daya river entered Sundarpada, Kantilo, Balipatna and other localities on the outskirts of the city bringing woes for the residents.