The Odisha government has undertaken restoration of roadways and drinking water supply on a war-footing in all the districts majorly affected by the very severe cyclonic storm Yaas which wreaked havoc in north-coastal and some other adjoining interior regions of the State on May 26.
The situation at Similipal was brought under control by swift relief and restoration works taken up on war footing by the concerned district administration, NDRF personnel, forest and fire services departments.
Even as cyclone ‘Yaas’ which crossed the north Odisha coast yesterday has weakened into a depression, the impact of the storm is still felt at several places in Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, Balasore and adjoining districts with heavy wind and rain.
As the Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas made landfall between Bhadrak and Balasore in Odisha on Wednesday morning, the Odisha Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) warned the people of Mayurbhanj district to exercise extreme caution for the next 12 hours.
Along with the lockdown, the weekend shutdown will be remain in force in the weekends starting from 6 pm of Fridays to 5 am on Mondays in Odisha.
The alleged insensitivity of hospital authorities in providing health information of Covid-19 patient to their relatives seems to be adding to the woes of people in Odisha with instances of kins of Covid victims getting repeated calls from hospital help desks claiming that the patients are doing well coming to fore from across the State
A pangolin rescued from a man at Gohirapal village under Bangiriposhi police limits in Mayurbhanj district was sent for a COVID test after its captor was found to have contracted the virus on Tuesday.
Bhubaneswar: Respite seems to have become a dream for people in Odisha with the State scorching under intense heat wave. The Baripada city in the State on Tuesday recorded the season’s highest maximum temperature of 44.6 degrees while 16 places saw mercury jump above 40 Celsius degree mark. Below Baripada, as many as four places […]