News from Kendrapara. Odisha

In 1st April, 1993 Kendrapara District was created form the mother District Cuttack. The District covers an area of 2, 644 sq km. It has the second largest mangrove ecosystem in the country and home to saltwater crocodile (Crocodylus porosus) the largest Indian Lizard at Bhitarkanika National Park. It the Batighar, the first lighthouse installed in eastern coast of India. Rasabali is the famous delicious dessert of kendrapada district.

Woman Found Hanging
Woman ‘Hangs' Herself After Husband’s Death, Parents Allege Dowry Death

Days after her husband’s death, body of woman was found hanging in her home in Cherantapada village under Rajkanika block of Kendrapara district.

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Odisha Logs 35 Deaths With 7K Plus New Covid Positive Cases 

The Covid-19 related fatalities in the State has turned into a major reason of concern as the number of daily deaths is hovering over 30 for the last few days even as the single-day positive cases has come down drastically.

Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena
Cyclone Yaas Aftermath: Moderate Flood In Baitarani River, 3 Lives Lost In Odisha

The inflow of water has increased in Budhabalanga and Subarnarekha rivers due to the cyclone-triggered rainfall but there are no chances of flood in these two rivers.

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’: Odisha Agriculture Minister Seeks Preliminary Damage Reports In 24 Hrs

A day after cyclone ‘Yaas’ ravaged the coastal districts especially Balasore, Bhadrak and Kendrapara in the State, the Agriculture, Fisheries and Animal Husbandry Department on Thursday sought a preliminary report on the damages from the concerned authorities.

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’: Odisha CM To Conduct Aerial Survey In Worst-Hit Regions Today

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to conduct an aerial survey of cyclone ‘Yaas’-hit regions in Kendrapara, Balasore and Bhadrak district in the afternoon today.

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Effect! Odisha Sees Dramatic Decline In Single-Day Covid Spike, No Let Up In Fatalities

The single-day spike in Covid-19 cases in the State witnessed a drastic fall with only 6,736 people testing positive for the virus in last 24 hours even as there is no break in the rising cases of fatalities.

Odisha CM Sanctions Additional Funds To 3 Dists For Covid Managament Bhubaneswar: In order to manage the rising Covid-19 situation, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Thursday sanctioned additional funds for three districts-Puri, Sonepur and Sambalpur- from the chief Minister Relief Funds (CMRF). Puri district which had earlier received of Rs 14,59,74,408 from the government, was sanctioned additional further from CMRF. With the additional amount, Puri district now has received a total Rs 16,59,74,408  for Covid management. Similarly, the Chief Minister has also sanctioned Rs 1 Crore for Sonepur district, which was given 2,50,00,000 earlier. With Rs 1 crore additional funds, the total amount sanctioned to the district went up to 3,50,00,000 for Covid-19 management. Similarly, Sambalpur district received a total Rs 16,12,80,692 with additional fund of Rs 4,62,80,692 released today from the CMRF. The government had previously sanctioned Rs 11,50,00,000 for the district to spend on Covid management.
Cyclone Yaas: Odisha CM Naveen Announces 7-Day Relief For Affected Families

The CM also directed officials to clear the major roads for smooth transportation in the next 24 hours and 80% restoration of electricity supply in the affected districts in the next 24 hours. 

Odisha Reports 35 Deaths, Highest Covid Fatalities In A Day
With 35 Deaths, Odisha Reports Highest Single-Day Covid Fatalities

Odisha touched a new height in daily cases of fatalities due to Covid-19 since the onset of pandemic with 35 more patients succumbing to the deadly virus in last 24 hours even as the single-day spike once again crossed 11,000 mark during the period.

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Cyclone ‘Yaas’: No Major Damages Reported As Storm Crosses Odisha Coast

The very severe cyclonic storm 'Yaas' has crossed north Odisha coast at 20 km south of Balasore between 10 and 11.30AM  today.

IMD DG
Cyclone ‘Yaas’ Makes Landfall, Phenomenal Sea Condition Till Tomorrow: IMD DG

Very severe cyclonic storm Cyclone ‘Yaas’ started processing for landfall at around 9 am, which will continue till next three hours for completion.

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Cyclone Yaas: Landfall Between North Of Dhamra and South of Balasore, Will Take 4 Hrs To Complete

The landfall process has started and the process will take nearly 3-4 hrs, as Yaas is not a fast-moving cyclone. The motion will reduce to half when it touches Odisha landmass.

Cyclone Yaas: JTWC Changes Landfall Place To Mouth of Budhabalanga River Estuary
Cyclone Yaas Makes Landfall On Odisha Coast, To Continue For 3 to 4 Hours

The Director-General of India Meteorological Department Mrutyunjay Mohapatra has informed that the Very Severe Cyclonic Storm Yaas has made landfall on Odisha coast between north of Dhamra and south of Balasore at around 9 am today.

Cyclone Yaas: JTWC Changes Landfall Place To Mouth of Budhabalanga River Estuary
Cyclone Yaas: JTWC Changes Landfall Place To Mouth of Budhabalanga River Estuary

Earlier today the well known cyclone prediction centre has made a forecast that Cyclone Yaas will be making landfall near Bhitarkanika National Park.

Cyclone Yaas in Odisha amid Covid-19 pandemic
For Covid-hit Odisha, ‘Cyclone Yaas’ Couldn’t Have Come At A Worse Time

Move over Covid-19; Cyclone ‘Yaas’ is here! With the ‘very severe cyclonic storm’ in the Bay of Bengal all set to wreak havoc on the northern coast, Corona has expectedly taken a backseat in the state.

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Cyclone Yaas Landfall Will Be Near Bhitarkanika National Park: JTWC, US-GSF

Currently, Cyclone Yaas is having marginally unfavorable vertical wind shear. However, just prior to landfall, wind shear will turn supportive and Yaas to attain peak intensity

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