Residents who are already reeling under severe loss due to the flood last month, anticipated more loss.
Under the influence of a cyclonic circulation, a low pressure area is likely to form over West-central Bay of Bengal during the next 24 hours. The Met department has issued yellow warning for many districts of Odisha over the period of next 5 days.
Connectivity cut off on Jashipur-Similipal Road Following Heavy Rain
Informing the same, district Collector, Siddheswar Baliram Bondar said, “Saturday is anyways a half day at work and in schools. Keeping the heavy rains in the district, we have decided to shut down all the schools and anganwadi centres in the district.”
In Gajapati district, four villages got inundated and disrupted from neighbouring villages due to the nonstop rain.
Seven persons were killed due to floods in northern and eastern United Arab Emirates (UAE) triggered by two days of heavy rains.
The Kundalika river in Raigad has crossed the danger mark.
HR Biswas, Director of Regional Meteorological Centre, Bhubaneswar said the system will reach near Puri around tomorrow noon.
Though Odisha is still grappling with the havoc wreaked by incessant downpour just days back, more rain is expected during the coming weekend. The India Meteorological Department (IMD) has issued warning for over expected rainfall towards the end of this week.
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