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Baitarani River Near Dhamnagar
Dhamnagar bypolls: Flood woes major issue for voters

Flood is a constant threat for these people and a major issue during elections. Probably why, the voters have never repeated any MLA from the constituency since 2020.

Flood situation turns curse for students in Odisha, future pushed into darkness
Flood situation turns curse for students in Odisha, future pushed into darkness

Meanwhile, School and Mass Education Minister Samir Ranjan Das said that after analysing the situation of the schools in areas affected by the flood, the decision of school reopening will be taken by the district administration.

 Flood Aerial View
Flood In Odisha - Athagarh Area Reeling Under Massive Flood

Flood In Odisha - Athagarh Area Reeling Under Massive Flood

Flood havoc in Odisha: SRC says mitigation efforts on, next 24 hours crucial
Flood havoc in Odisha: SRC says mitigation efforts on, next 24 hours crucial

The ravaging flood in Mahanadi basin has caused immense hardships for people in several districts of Odisha and the situation is unlikely to change in next 24 hours. 

Odisha floods: Normalcy affected, thousands suffer as overflowing rivers inundates low-lying areas
Odisha floods: Normalcy affected, thousands suffer as overflowing rivers inundate low-lying areas

Floodwater has marooned several villages after a rupture in Balarampur gheri embankment. Similarly, Dhiabalarampur village has been cut off from the rest of the region.

Mahanadi At Danger Level
Flood In Odisha - Mahanadi flowing over danger level near Mundali

Excess water is being released from the Hirakud Dam triggering a rise in water level in several areas in the lower catchment areas. Mahanadi was flowing over danger level near Mundali.

Flood Peak Soon
Flood Situation In Odisha | Engineer-in-Chief Shares Latest Details

With the flood situation in Odisha worsening, the Engineer-in-Chief of the Water Resources department shared the details regarding the current flood scenario in the State.

 Drowned Car Rescued
Car Submerged In Flood In Odisha Pulled Out By Locals

A car got stranded and submerged in floodwaters in Athagarh area of Cuttack district, following which the passengers had to be resuced and the vehicle was also pulled out by the locals using a rope.

Flashflood Impact
Odisha: Boudh Villages Cutoff After Flashflood

Several villages in Boudh district have been marooned due to floodwater surge. If reports are anything to go by, as many as 55 villages in the Harbhanga tehsil were cutoff following flashflood in the region. Watch this video.

Odisha Flood
Hirakud discharge triggers flood situation in several parts of Odisha, check pics

Even though the Odisha government has predicted a small-scale flood due to release of massive amount of floodwaters from Hirakud Dam in a day or two, several low lying regions of districts from east to west Odisha especially the ones situated around the Mahanadi basin have already witnessed flood situation.

500 Feet Breach In Jalaka River In Balasore Triggers Massive Flooding Scare
500 ft Breach In Jalaka River Embankment Triggers Major Flooding Scare In Balasore District

The floodwater from the river meanwhile is expected to further inundate several Panchayats in two Blocks - Basta and Balasore Sadar - which are already water-logged. 

No Chance of Flood
No Chance Of Flood In Odisha Anymore, Informs Chief Engineer Of Water Resources Dept

There is no chance of flood in Odisha currently, since water levels of various rivers in the state have gone below the danger mark. This information was given by Chief Engineer Of Water Resources Department, Dhiren Samal on Saturday (Sept 18).

Odisha Water Resources Chief Engineer Rules Out Possibility Of Imminent Flood In State
No Imminent Flood Threat From River Systems In Odisha, Says Top Water Official

Chief Engineer, Water Resources Dhiren Samal informed that the water level in the basins of Mahanadi, Baitarani, Brahmani and other rivers is either stable or on a receding trend. “So, there is little likelihood of escalation of flood situation in these systems,” he assured.

Odisha: 2 Minor Siblings Die After Drowning In Flood Water In Backyard Of House
Odisha: 2 Minor Siblings Die After Drowning In Flood Water In Backyard Of House

The siblings were later found in the vicinity of their home in critical condition after they were washed away by the strong water current. 

Rain Fury In Odisha: SRC Orders Damage Assessment In A Week
Rain Fury In Odisha: SRC Orders To Assess Damages In A Week For Compensation

After a record-breaking rainfall wreaked havoc in several parts of Odisha for almost three days causing widespread deluge and destruction of property, and some human casualties, the State Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) on Tuesday asked the Collectors of all districts to take immediate measures to make an assessment of damages in the affected areas.

Baitarani To Cross Danger Mark At Akhupada
Heavy Rains In Odisha: Hirakud Water Level  Nearing FRL, Baitarani To Cross Danger Mark in Next 48 Hrs

Even as few places in the upper Mahanadi basin region in Odisha are predicted to record 9mm rainfall per hour on September 14, there is unlikely any emerging flood situation in the Mahanadi. Severe flood forecast as Baitarani will cross danger mark at Akhupada.

Odisha districts battle with flood situation after Cyclone Daye

Malkangiri/Balasore: Situation in Malkangiri and other districts continue to remain grim after experiencing heavy rainfall accompanied by thunderstorms under the impact of cyclonic storm ‘Daye’ two days ago. While communication to places including Kalimela, Padia, Motu, Balimela, MV-11, MV-37 and Korkanda have been cut-off, acres of farmland still remain submerged in flood water due to […]

District collectors put on alert; officials to stay put in headquarters: SRC

Bhubaneswar: With impending threat of floods in the state owing to incessant rains lashing almost all parts over the past few days, the district collectors have been asked to be on alert to meet with any exigency. In a letter to the collectors today, the Special Relief Commissioner has asked them to maintain vigil and […]

  • Wednesday, 28 Jul 2021
  • Flood
Special Relief Commissioner dismisses possibility of flood in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: There is no flood-like situation in Mahanadi and the water discharge at Mundali has reduced, informed Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi today. “Currently, less than 4.5 lakh cusec of water is being discharged. The water level in Baitarani has also come down so there is no chance of flood,” Sethi said. “Rainfall in last […]

Row surfaces over flood water management in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: At a time when Odisha is on the brink of facing moderate flood, controversy surfaced over management of flood water in Hirakud Reservoir. As per the rule curve (a flood water management tool); as on July 21, the water level in Hirakud dam should have been 592 feet. But questions are now being raised […]