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A Bridge To Nowhere: Low-Lying Bridge Maroons Several Villages In Malkangiri

A raging Tamsha river submerged a bridge on the Highway cutting off Motu from Malkangiri which made commuters on the National Highway- 326 stranded near MV-7 village on Friday

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Shocking Visuals: Delhi Road Swallows Car!

In a bizarre near-fatal incident, a moving car got stuck after a road caved in Delhi's Dwarka Sector-18 following incessant rainfall in the national capital.

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Hirakud To Release First Flood Water This Season After June 1, Issues Advisory

Water from Hirakud reservoir will be released into Mahanadi after June 1, informed the Additional Chief Engineer, Hirakud Head Works & Additional Spillway at Burla in Sambalpur.

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Odisha Flood: Family Carries Dead Body On Shoulders Through Waist-Deep Water

Malkangiri: Flood-like situation in the Southern-Odisha district of Malkangiri has brought about unprecedented plight for its residents. In a glaring example of how normal life has been thrown out of gear, a dead body was carried on shoulders through a flooded road by the bereaved family in the district. Sources said Raju Motam from Biliguda […]

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Elephants swept away in Mahanadi River rescued

Cuttack:  After an eight-hour-long operation, forest officials were able to rescue five elephants that were swept away today near Mundali by floodwater in Mahanadi River. As per reports, a joint operation by the officials of Chandaka, Athagarh and Cuttack forest divisions was taken up to rescue the pachyderms. As the elephants were trapped between Mundali […]

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Five Jumbos swept away by flood water in Mahanadi

Cuttack: At least five elephants were swept away by flood water in Mahanadi River near Mundali in Cuttack today morning. Reportedly, the incident took place when a herd of around 20 elephants were crossing the river while going from Athagarh to Chandaka forest. According to sources, the wild elephants used to cross the river on […]

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Water level swells in major rivers across Odisha

Boudh: Villagers living alongside Mahanadi, Devi, Baitarani and Tel Rivers are in a state of panic as water level in these rivers has risen following torrential rain. As per reports, a bridge was washed away in Chandigada village under Boudh block after sudden inflow of flood water; as such the village has been cut-off from […]

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Road communication affected as water flows over bridges in Malkangiri

Malkangiri: Road communication between Malkangiri and Balimela was disrupted after water flowed over the bridges at Korakonda and MV-37 in the district today. Incessant rain in the district for the past few weeks has caused swelling of the water bodies at many places in the district leading to the situation. Meanwhile, hundreds of vehicles were […]

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Twin city denizens battle flooded roads, houses

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: City denizens had a tough time reaching their destinations as incessant rains inundated several low lying areas restricting movement of traffic. While most of places in the Bhubaneswar had knee deep water, the NH 16 stretch in front of Iskcon temple remained completely inundated. Apart from two wheelers and four wheelers, a bus along […]

Hirakud releases season’s first flood water, no flood threat in downstream

Sambalpur: Inflow of flood water of the Mahanadi river into the Hirakud reservoir following heavy rainfall in upper catchment areas forced authorities to release excess water into the basin by opening gates of the dam here on Sunday. Official sources said, only one sluice gate was opened after the ceremonial puja at around 10:50 am […]

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Water from Hirakud Dam to be released tomorrow

Hirakud: This season, first flood waters from Hirakud Dam will be released tomorrow in between 10 am and 12 noon, said Harmohan Pradhan, chief engineer of the dam on Saturday. Without informing how many sluice gates of the dam will be opened, Pradhan said, “The Standard Operating Procedure (SOP) will be followed before opening the […]

Hirakud to release first flood water on July 23

Sambalpur: Following rise in water level due to incessant rains triggered by low pressure in the upper catchments areas of Mahanadi, the Hirakud dam will release the season’s first flood water on July 23. Official sources said, the gates of the dam would be opened for discharge of flood waters after ceremonial puja at around 10 am, […]

Heavy rain triggers flash floods in Kalyansinghpur

Rayagada: Incessant rains and an unprecedented rise in the water level of the Nagbali and Kalyani River have triggered flash floods in Kalyansingpur block here in the district. As both the rivers are now in spate, it has created problems in the discharge of rain water. As a result, flood water has entered several parts […]

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Floods in Tripura, over 2,000 families displaced

Agartala: Heavy monsoon rain disrupted life in Tripura as over 2,000 families were displaced after their houses were inundated by the flood water, official said here on Tuesday. The displaced families belonging to sub-divisions — Sadar, Jirania and Mohanpur in West Tripura district and Khowai and Teliamura in Khowai district, were put up in 50 […]

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Hirakud opens two more gates

Sambalpur: With the water level in its reservoir increasing due to rains in the upper reaches of Mahanadi, the Hirakud dam on Thursday opened two more sluice gates to release the flood water. According to reports, the excess water of the dam is being released by 12 sluice gates. The water level in the dam […]

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Hirakud opens two more gates

Sambalpur: With the water level in its reservoir increasing due to rains in the upper reaches of Mahanadi, the Hirakud dam on Saturday opened two more sluice gates to release the flood water. According to reports, the excess water of the dam is being released by nine sluice gates. Also read: Hirakud releases season’s first […]

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Hirakud releases season’s second flood water

Sambalpur: With the water level in its reservoir increasing due to rains in the upper reaches of Mahanadi, the Hirakud dam released this season’s second flood water on Wednesday. According to reports, the excess water of the dam is being released by two sluice gates. In the initial phase, we have opened two gates. After […]

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Hirakud releases season’s first flood water

Sambalpur: With the water level in its reservoir increasing due to rains in the upper reaches of Mahanadi, the Hirakud dam released this season’s first flood water on Friday. In the first phase, the dam authority released the excess water through number 7 sluice gate. According to sources, 10 sluice gates of the dam will […]

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Hirakud to release season’s first flood water on Aug 5

Sambalpur: Hirakud will release this season’s first flood water on August 5, said Harmohan Pradhan, chief engineer of the dam. Talking to OTV, Pradhan said, “As the upper catchment of river Mahandi in Chhattisgarh have received a good rain fall, the water level in the dam is increasing. It had reached 611.47 metres by 10 […]