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Balasore: Locals Fear Flood As Jalaka River Breaches Danger Mark

Balasore: Panic gripped the locals as the water level in Jalaka River breached danger mark near Mathani area on Monday due to incessant rains under the influence of the low pressure formed over the Bay of Bengal. Till the last report came in, water is flowing at 6.23 metre in the river as against the […]

Mundali Barrage Receives Season’s First Floodwater; Water Level Below Danger Mark

Cuttack: The season’s first floodwater released by Hirakud dam reached Mundali barrage in Cuttack on Sunday. As per official reports, the water flow at Mundali stood at 1.72 lakh cusecs per second by 6 am. The district administration, however, said that there is no need to panic as the barrage has the capacity to handle […]

Yamuna flowing 16cm below danger mark

New Delhi: The water level in river Yamuna here has reached 203.84 metres and is expected to touch the warning mark by Saturday morning, an official said on Friday. It is now flowing just 16cm below the danger level of 204.83 metres. “On Thursday, 1.36 lakh cusecs of water was released from Hathnikund Barrage in […]

Flood risk continues in State, informs SRC

Bhubaneswar: The flood situation continues to pose threat in the State as water level in Baitarani river is still above the danger mark at several places. As per the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) the river swelled to 39.120 metre crossing the danger mark of 38.360 at Anandpur in Keonjhar district. More than 10 villages under […]

Flood situation grim in Balasore

Balasore: With alarming rise in the water level of Subarnarekha and Jalaka rivers, flood situation in Balasore district in North Odisha has become grim. Reports said while the water level of Subararekha has crossed the danger mark at Rajghat, water level of Jalaka river has crossed the danger mark at Mathani this morning. Till reports […]

Floodwater recedes, but 20 Balasore villages still marooned

Balasore: Though the floodwaters of Subarnarekha have started receding due to a fall in the water flow from the upper catchments, 20 villages spread over six panchayats in Balasore district still remain cut off from the mainland. Reports said while floodwaters have receded slightly in Baliapal and Bhogarai blocks, about 20 villages of Baliapal, Bishnupur, […]