Tag: Flood

Heavy rainfall likely in Odisha in next 48 hours

Bhubaneswar: After being lashed by heavy rain for several days last month leading to flooding in some regions, Odisha is likely to get more rainfall in the next 48 hours. Meteorological department today said thunderstorm with lightning is likely to hit many places over the State during the next 24 hours. The sky is likely […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Normalcy eludes people in flood-hit Jajpur district

Jajpur: The recent flood fury in Jajpur district has wrecked havoc and it is now a difficult time for farmers as standing crops in several hectares of agricultural land stands submerged in flood waters. Tukuni Kar, a farmer from Barabati Karsahi village Banishriya Panchayat of Bari block is now worried as standing vegetables crops in […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Flood-hit Jajpur limping back to normalcy, Kendrapara situation still grim

Kendrapara/Jajpur: Life in flood hit villages of Bari block in Jajpur district is limping back to normalcy after river Brahmani and its tributary Kharasrota has started receding since yesterday even as the situation in Kendrapara has remained grim. As many as 112 villages of nine blocks in Jajpur were affected by the deluge of which […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Flood wreaks havoc in Jajpur, Kendrapara

Jajpur/Kendrapara: Major flooding in Brahmani and its tributary Kharasrota River system wreaked havoc inundating several blocks and endangering thousands of people in Jajpur and Kendrapara districts. Latest reports said as many as 15 gram panchayats including Kimbhirpala, Malda, Atira, Bhurunga have been totally cut off with Bari block being the worst affected in the flood. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Flood hits schools hard in Balasore

Balasore: The flood in Bhograi block of Balasore district has not only ruined the livelihood of people, but also paralysed study of students as most of the schools are marooned while some other completely submerged. The deluge has led to undeclared holidays for the students as well as teachers in many parts of the district. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Flood compensation: CM orders restoration in three days

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Saturday directed senior IAS officers to make arrangements for quick restoration of victims ravaged during floods in Rayagada and Bhadrak district. Patnaik held a review meeting with Additional Chief Secretary Home Affairs Asit Tripathy and Forests and Environment department Secretary Suresh Mohapatra on the flood situation and asked them […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Flood woes continue across Odisha

Jajpur/Kendrapara/Balasore/ Dhenkanal:  Flood situation continues across the state with Brahmani and Kharasrota river’s flood water marooning various villages of Dhenkanal, Jajpur and Kendrapara districts. Rise in water level above danger mark has led to an embankment breach in the Brahmani river leaving many villages marooned. Though the water level of Subarnarekha River has receded, villages […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Flood hits Rourkela, Sundergarh as water crosses danger mark in Brahmani, Ib

Rourkela/Bhubaneswar: As water level in Brahmani, Koel and Ib rivers crosses danger mark, flood water has started entering many parts of Rourkela and Sundergarh. Meanwhile, Collectors of four districts, including Dhenkanal, Jajpur, Kendrapara and Balasore have been put on alert for possible flood as the Subarnarekha river is flowing above the danger mark at Rajghat […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Flood fear looms large in north Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Authorities in Keonjhar, Bhadrak and Jajpur districts have stepped up their preparedness for rescue-and- relief operations as water level in three of the major rivers of north Odisha crossing the danger mark today. The situation in Balasore district is also being monitored, officials said. The state government has already mobilised ODRAF, NDRF and fire […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Flood water to reach Mundali today; Water swells in major rivers

Cuttack: Following heavy rainfall in upstream Mahanadi, the first flood water of this year, released from Hirakud Dam on July 23, is likely to reach Mundali Barrage here today. The district administration has issued warning for not venturing into river water. On the other hand due to incessant rains in upstream of several rivers in […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Train services resume on Rayagada-Titlagarh route

Rayagada: After three days of flooding conditions due to heavy rains in Rayagada and nearby districts leading to damage of railway bridge between Therubali and Singapur Road and consequent disruption in railway services, the train traffic between Rayagada and Therubali has been restored with some restrictions today. Trains have been directed to follow strict rules […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Flood-hit districts slowly return to normalcy as water recedes

Bhubaneswar/Rayagada/Bhawanipatna: Situation in flood affected areas of Rayagada, Kalahandi, Malkangiri and Nabarangpur districts is limping back to normalcy on Wednesday as water receded in most places with relief and restoration on. Vehicular traffic between Malkangiri and Motu was restored as water level on the road decreased after 24 hours. Flood victims have taken shelter at […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Woman fights for life as ambulance gets stuck in flood water

Malkangiri: At a time when incessant rains in several districts of Odisha in the last couple of days has deteriorated the flood situation, a woman reportedly has been fighting for life in an ambulance which remained unmoved in Malkangiri owing to overflowing water. The woman, identified as Rame Padiami of Keriaguda village under Pidia block […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Flood situation improving, Dornier choppers to study situation in cut off areas: SRC

Bhubaneswar/Rayagada/Bhawanipatna: The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) today said flood situation is improving even as several villages remain cut off in Kalahandi and Rayagada districts. “Flood situation in Kalahandi is improving. Cooked food is being distributed to the victims taking shelters at schools. Two ODRAF teams have camped in the district to tackle any possible eventuality. […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
Low pressure to turn into depression over Odisha; cautionary Signal-III hoisted at 3 ports

Bhubaneswar: The low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal is likely to turn into depression during the next 24 hours resulting in heavy rain in the State. Besides, Cautionary Signal-III has been hoisted at three ports in the State and fishermen advised not to venture into the sea. “The associated upper air cyclonic circulation […]

  • Thursday, 22 July 2021
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