Tag: Drought In Odisha

Op-Ed: Spectre Of Drought Hovering Over Odisha

By Ashutosh Mishra Bhubaneswar: The spectre of a drought has begun to haunt the state with a large number of districts experiencing less than normal rainfall. As many as 21 out the total 30 districts have witnessed deficient rainfall, triggering all round concern. Even in ‘normal’ districts there are pockets of deficiency because of uneven […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Scanty Rains Spark Drought Fear Amid Covid Crisis In Odisha Districts

Subarnapur: Far from usual wetness, the ongoing monsoon in Odisha has rather been a dry affair. The State has witnessed a deficit of around 12% in the seasonal rainfall as compared to the long-term average. The situation is extremely severe in the coastal part of the State which has been the hardest hit region due […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021