Incessant rain wreaks havoc in Malkangiri, Sundergarh

Malkangiri/Sundergarh: Normal life was thrown out of gear in Malkangiri and Rajgangpur of Sundergarh after incessant rains wreaked havoc today disrupting road communication in several parts.

According to sources, water level of Pangama river in Malkangiri has increased following incessant rain for the second consecutive day. As per reports, water is flowing four feet above the Pangama bridge snapping road communication between Malkangiri and Jeypore. Following this vehicles were stranded on both sides of the road.

Similarly, Majhiguda and Kenduguda villages were cut off from the rest of the State after a culvert was washed away near Khairaput. Some areas of Patraput were also submerged.

Meanwhile, residents of ward no-18 in Rajgangpur have been waterlogged as water continues to flow 2-3 feet above ground level in the area.

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“We have been suffering a lot as rain water has entered our houses. No one from the district administration has visited us yet,” said a resident.

Rain water has also entered many other areas of Rourkela including Daily market, Kalinga Vihar, Gangadhara Palli, Nala Road and Sarala Market.