Tag: Flood Situation In Odisha

Flood situation in Odisha to remain grim for 24 hours more: EIC
Flood situation in Odisha to remain grim for 24 hours more: EIC

The current flow near Mundali was 11.77 lakh cusecs and 9.84 lakh cusecs near Khairamal by 9 am today. It is expected that 10 lakh cusecs water will flow through Mundali tomorrow

  • Wednesday, 17 August 2022
Incessant rain brings southern Odisha to its knees; rivers in spate

Bhubaneswar: Due to a well-marked low pressure-turned-depression over Northwest Bay of Bengal off West Bengal and north Odisha coast, several places in Odisha especially southern districts have been battered by torrential rains leading to a flood-like situation. Several districts like Malkangiri, Kandhamal, Koraput, Rayagada and Kalahandi have received heavy to very heavy rainfall in the […]

  • Friday, 18 June 2021
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 […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
SRC flood situation in Odisha
Collectors On Alert Though Flood Situation So Far Is Normal: SRC

Bhubaneswar: Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi has asked the district Collectors in Mahanadi system to remain alert and take precautionary measures in view of the excess floodwater being released from the Hirakud Dam. However, he has also stated the situation at present as ‘normal’. On the possibilities of a flood situation in different districts coming […]

  • Friday, 04 June 2021
Odisha collectors told to be ready for possible floods

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha witnessing heavy rainfall, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Bishnupada Sethi on Monday asked the district collectors to remain prepared for a possible flood situation. The Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) predicted heavy rainfall for the next two days under the influence of low pressure formed in the Bay of Bengal. The SRC said there […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Flood Preparedness: Weak River Embankments In 20 Districts Of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The Engineer-in-Chief of Water Resources has submitted a report to the Principal Secretary of the Water Resource Department furnishing the verification detail of weak river embankments across 20 districts of Odisha, in view of the ongoing rainy season. Engineer-in-Chief of Water Resources Jyotirmaya Rath informed, a total of 7,470 km-long river embankments sprawl across […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
Fresh Low Pressure Over Bay Of Bengal To Trigger More Rain In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Rainfall activity over the districts of Odisha is likely to increase from tomorrow under the impact of a fresh low pressure to be formed over the Bay of Bengal, informed the Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar. The Met department said though the previous low pressure has weakened, the fresh low pressure area to be formed […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
Flood Thereat In Mahanadi Looms As Hirakud Opens 42 Gates
Odisha: Flood Threat Looms Large As Hirakud Dam Opens 46 Sluice Gates

Cuttack: While incessant rain in the upper catchment areas has forced Hirakud dam authorities to open 46 sluice gates, flood threat in Mahanadi River system looms large now leaving nearby residents worried. This morning, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena stated that the inflow into Hirakud reservoir has increased by more than 1 lakh cusec […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021