Tag: Flood Situation

Assam, Bihar, UP, Jharkhand Continue To Face Flood Situation

Meanwhile, the Ganga basin comprising large parts of Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand & West Bengal has been witnessing continuous flooding due to the combined effect of river runoff from Yamuna and northern tributaries of Ganga, including those coming from Nepal.

Flood Situation Continues To Remain Grim In Several Odisha Districts
Flood Situation Continues To Remain Grim In Several Odisha Districts

Puri/Balasore: The flood situation in several parts of Odisha continues to remain grim. Though the water level of major rivers has resided, water logging is still prevalent in many parts of the State. According to sources, Nimapada in Puri district is waterlogged due to the flood water from Dhanua River. As many as 13 panchayats […]

PM Modi Reviews Flood Situation With CMs Of Six States

New Delhi: After inaugurating the submarine Optical Fibre Cable (OFC) connecting Andaman & Nicobar Islands to the mainland on Monday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi reviewed the flood situation across six states. He held a meeting over video conferencing with Chief Ministers of Assam, Bihar, Uttar Pradesh, Maharashtra, and Kerala and the Home Minister of Karnataka, […]

Nearly 110 Dead In 4 Days Due To Heavy Rains Across Country

New Delhi: Nearly 110 people died in rain-related incidents across the country in the past four days, with Uttar Pradesh reporting the maximum deaths, while incessant rainfall in Bihar has badly hit normal life, with almost all areas of capital city Patna under knee-deep waters and people struggling to meet their daily needs. In what […]

Overall flood situation improving in Odisha; 5 gates of Hirakud dam open

Bhubaneswar: There has been a substantial improvement in the overall flood situation in several parts of Odisha even though cooked food is being provided to over 22,000 people in Bolangir and Sonepur districts through free kitchens. The water level of major rivers is also on a receding trend, informed deputy relief commissioner, Prabhat Mohapatra. Three […]

Train services to & from Gunupur resume

Gunupur: Almost 12 days after the landfall of Cyclone Titli and post floods, train services to and from Gunupur station resumed today following completion of the Naupada-Gunupur rail line repair work. As per sources, first an empty engine and later another train was run over the repaired track on a trial basis. Officials of the […]

IOCL to distribute LPG cylinders at subsidised rates in flood-hit Odisha districts

Gajapati: The Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) will distribute LPG cylinders at subsidised rates in three flood-hit districts-Ganjam, Gajapati and Rayagada. According to sources, beneficiaries under the Ujjwala scheme can avail a cylinder at Rs 200 while non-beneficiaries will have to pay Rs 1200 per cylinder. Apart from that, oil companies will provide assistance in […]

flood after Titli
Odisha govt failed to tackle flood situation after Titli: Opposition

Bhubaneswar: With situation in several districts of Odisha still remaining vulnerable due to floods that followed cyclonic storm Titli, the Opposition has criticised the inefficient measures of the state government alleging that despite IMD forecast on October 9 on Titli and the subsequent flood situation in Odisha, the government failed to tackle the situation. BJP […]

After cyclone Titli, Odisha stares at possible flood situation

Bhubaneswar: With very severe cyclonic storm Titli making landfall in Gopalpur early morning today leading to a downpour in eight districts, Odisha is now staring at a possible flood situation in its coastal belt, an official said. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) said that heavy to very heavy rainfall at a few places, and extremely […]

Amid looming flood threat, Odisha put on alert

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik held discussions with the concerned officials today and reviewed the possible flood situation in the State, informed Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi. “A review meeting chaired by the Chief Minister was held on tackling the possible flood situation. CM directed all the district collectors to remain alert and take all […]

Heavy rain cripples normal life in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Educational institutions were closed, roads snapped at several places and normal life was thrown out of gear in many parts of Odisha today following heavy rains since last 24 hours. Low lying areas in almost all disctricts including the twin cities of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar remained waterlogged due to the incessant rain triggered by […]

CM asks govt functionaries to gear up for possible flood situation

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today directed government functionaries and district administration to be prepared for a possible flood situation. Patnaik, during a review meeting at the State Secretariat in Bhubaneswar asked the administration to be on high alert. “7.5 lakh cusecs water will flow through Munduli barrage by 3 pm due to which a […]

Incessant rain paralyses Odisha
Incessant rain paralyses parts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Heavy rain wreaked havoc in many parts of Odisha on Monday, throwing normal life out of gear. While many bridges were washed away by flood water, a few approach roads collapsing with flood-like situation in other areas has crippled the lives of thousands of people. Owing to the heavy showers in the past two […]

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 […]

Modi leaves for flood-hit Gujarat for aerial survey

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday left for Gujarat to conduct aerial survey of the flood situation in his home state. Modi’s visit comes in the wake of a request from Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. The Prime Minister left for Gujarat after the swearing-in ceremony of President Ram Nath Kovind. Torrential rains caused […]