Tag: Flood Threat

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Hirakud Water Triggers Flood-Like Situation In Four Coastal Districts

Bhubaneswar: While the overall situation in western and south districts of Odisha is gradually improving, a flood-like situation has cropped up in four coastal districts of the state including Cuttack, Kendrapara, Khurda and Puri districts. The flood-like situation is mainly due to the rise in water level of several tributaries of Mahanadi after the release […]

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Cuttack Collector conducts surprise visit during night at Sadar Tehsil office

Cuttack: Amidst apprehension of possible flood, the Cuttack district administration had issued direction to government officials to remain alert and carry out their duties round-the-clock. However, such directions are allegedly ignored as the officials are not joining their respective duties. The matter came to light during the surprise visit of Cuttack Collector Bhawani Shankar Chayani […]

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Hirakud Dam opens 20 gates; 'no flood threat in lower catchment areas'

Bhubaneswar: A day after opening one of the gates as a customary measure, the authorities of Hirakud Dam today opened as many as 20 sluice gates to release floodwater entering the reservoir. The decision to open 20 gates was taken keeping in view the heavy rainfall in the upper catchment areas of the Mahanadi River […]

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Heavy Rain In Odisha: Death toll at 9; medium flood alert in Mahanadi

Bhubaneswar: The Special Relief Commissioner today informed that as many as nine people have so far lost their lives in rain and flood-related mishaps in the State. While two persons have died in Kalahandi district, Nabarangpur, Kandhamal, Malkangiri have recorded one deaths each either due to flash flood, snakebites or mudslides. As per the latest […]