Tag: Flood

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30 Odisha Labourers Stranded In Gujarat Floods Rescued

Ahmedabad: A total of 32 labourers including 30 residents from Odisha got a new lease of life today when the Indian Air Force (IAF) rescued them from flood-hit Mahuva village in Navsari district of Gujarat. According to sources, heavy and incessant rain for last four days had marooned Mahuva village cutting off hundreds of local […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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Heavy rains claim three lives in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: The heavy and incessant rains in south and west Odisha earlier this week has claimed at least three lives, left two missing and hit over 1.3 lakh people in nine districts, an official said on Friday. The damage caused by the rain was known after the rain water receded from the submerged areas on […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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Flood Threat Looms Large In Several Districts Of Odisha

Boudh/ Bolangir/Kalahandi/Phulbani: Relentless rainfall over the last two days has triggered a flood-like situation hitting normal life in several western parts of Odisha including Boudh, Bolangir, Kalahandi and Kandhamal districts. According to reports, several villages like Deogaon, Kamaghat and Gambaripadar in Boudh district were marooned after flood water from Tel river and Khadanga river swelled […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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Flood Situation Yet To Improve In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Even though the Odisha government has claimed that there is no threat of flood in the State after the water level in Mahanadi river and its distributaries receded, many areas in Khurda, Cuttack, Kendrapara and Jagatsinghpur districts are still waterlogged. After a sudden increase in the water level of Rajua river yesterday evening, most […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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Incessant Rain Triggers Flood-Like Situation In Odisha Districts

Sundergarh/Balasore: Incessant rain in past few days has trigerred flood-like situation in several parts of Odisha including Sundergarh and Balasore districts. Under the impact of heavy rainfall in the upper catchment areas, the water level is rising in Brahmani river. However, the administration has ruled out occurrence of a full-fledged flood in the area. Several […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
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Odisha alerts district collectors on possible flooding

Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government on Thursday asked all district collectors to remain prepared for any possible flooding and water-logging in view of the heavy rainfall. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has predicted a heavy downpour in several districts of the state in the next three days. While a red warning has been issued for four […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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Heavy Rainfall Warning: Odisha Collectors Put On Alert

Bhubaneswar: Odisha government on Friday issued an advisory to Collectors of several districts to remain alert in view of the heavy rain forecast issued by India Meteorological Department (IMD). As per the latest IMD bulletin, a low pressure area lies over North Odisha and neighbourhood with associated cyclonic circulation extending up to 7.6 km above […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021
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Over 20,000 flood victims trapped in Thailand

Bangkok: Over 20,620 victims in Thailand are awaiting evacuations from floods caused by tropical storms that have so far killed 34 people, officials said on Thursday. Director-General of the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation (DDPM) Chayaphol Thitisak said 32 provinces have suffered the effects of tropical storms “Podul” and “Kajiki”, as well as the […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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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 […]

  • Sunday, 25 April 2021
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36 Million In India To Face Threat Of Annual Floods By 2050: Study

New Delhi: Nearly 36 million people in India will be threatened by flooding annually by 2050 if greenhouse gas emissions are not reduced, a new study has said, showing the potential of climate change to reshape cities, economies and coastlines within our lifetimes. By 2100, it warned, 44 million people will be under the risk […]

  • Saturday, 24 April 2021
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Assam Flood Affects 11 Lakh People In 18 Districts, Death Toll Rises To 37

Guwahati: With two more fresh deaths on Saturday, the toll in the ongoing current wave of Assam floods has increased to 37. The situation, however, has largely improved in seven districts even as 11 lakh people in 18 of the state’s 33 districts have been affected, officials said. The Assam State Disaster Management Authority (ASDMA) […]

  • Thursday, 15 April 2021
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1989 Villages In 19 Karnataka Districts Identified As Flood Prone

Bengaluru: The Karnataka government on Saturday said it has identified 1,989 villages and over 51 lakh people in 19 districts as flood-prone, as it prepares to face the ongoing rainy season. “In 19 districts, about 1,989 villages have been identified on a preliminary basis- as those likely to be affected by floods and 51,81,359 people […]

  • Wednesday, 14 April 2021
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Watch: The Timely Rescue Of 2 Brothers Trapped In A Submerged House For 3 Hours In Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Amid incessant rain triggered by low pressure pounding several parts of Odisha, the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) personnel deployed in Bhadrak district turned godsend for two siblings trapped in a house submerged in the flood. After a three-hour-long operation, the NDRF team rescued the two brothers who were trapped in their house at […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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Odisha Flood Update: 4 More Gates Of Hirakud Dam Closed As Inflow Of Water Decreases

Sambalpur: With gradual decrease in the inflow of water into Mahanadi River from the upper catchment areas of Chhattisgarh, the Hirakud dam authorities have closed four more sluice gates of the reservoir. At present, the inflow of floodwater in Hirakud is 4,94,094 lakh cusecs per second while the outflow is 6,65,624 lakh cusecs per second. […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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Cyclonic Circulation Over BoB: More Rain Alert For Odisha Amid Flood

Bhubaneswar: Even though the flood situation in Odisha is yet to improve, a fresh cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger rainfall in several parts of the State pounding more miseries on people. Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre on Wednesday issued heavy rainfall and thunderstorm warning for 12 districts of the State notably […]

  • Tuesday, 13 April 2021
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