The low pressure area will bring widespread rainfall with isolated heavy to very heavy rainfall and extremely heavy rainfall to the State from August 6 to 10.
In view of the forecast, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) on Sunday issued advisory to Collectors of all districts.
Six human causalities have been reported including three from Kendrapara district due to wall collapse, one each from Ganjam and Subarnapur districts due to wall collapse and one from Khordha district due to drowning.
After a dry spell, Odisha is predicted to record widespread intermittent rainfall from Aug 16 - 18. Light rainfall forecast during 8-9 am in 11 districts on 75th Independence Day
Sambalpur: Heavy monsoon rains continued to lash Sambalpur today throwing normal life out of gear in many parts of the district. The Meteorological department has predicted ‘heavy to very heavy rainfall’ in the next 24 hours. As the heavy downpour continued since yesterday, several streets were flooded while some houses in the low lying areas […]
Bhubaneswar: North and South Odisha are likely to witness heavy rainfall in next 24 hours due to a cyclonic storm formation over North-West Bay of Bengal, the India Meteorological Department (IMD) said. Under the influence of the upper air cyclonic circulation over Northwest Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood, a low pressure area has formed over […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government directed Collectors of several districts to remain ‘alert’ keeping in view a possible flood in Mahanadi basin as Hirakud dam opened five additional gates today. Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi informed that excess flood water from Hirakud dam is being released through 25 gates. As a result, nearly 8 to 8.5 […]
Bhubaneswar/Cuttack/Puri: The Low Pressure Area (LPA) over Northwest Bay of Bengal has intensified into a well-marked low pressure under the impact of which, almost all parts of the State have been witnessing heavy spells of rainfall since Monday. The Regional Meteorological Science Centre of IMD in Bhubaneswar predicted that under the influence of the well-marked […]
Malkangiri/Bhubaneswar: Heavy rain lashed several parts of Odisha triggering flood-like situation in Malkangiri cutting-off several parts of the district. Communication in the district has been severely affected with rainwater flowing above several low-lying bridges in Poteru, Kankoraokonda, Kanyashram, MV-90 and Korkunda areas today. Road connectivity between Malkangiri and Kalimela, Kalimela and Padia & Motu areas […]
Malkangiri/Rayagada/Kandhamal: Heavy rain under the impact of deep depression over northwest Bay of Bengal off north Odisha-West Bengal coasts has triggered flood-like situation in several districts of Odisha like Malkangiri, Rayagada and Kandhamal. Water level in major rivers in the three districts has increased due to heavy downpour since yesterday, submerging many roads and bridges. […]
Bhubaneswar: Deep depression-induced rain lashed several parts of Odisha today triggering flood-like situation. In the wake of continuous rainfall in several parts of the State, Special Relief Commissioner, Bishnupada Sethi today said that the situation is being closely monitored and Odisha Disaster Rapid Action Force (ODRAF) and Fire Services teams have been asked to remain […]
Khurda/Puri: Residents of several panchayats in Khurda and Puri district have been battling with flood-like situation following heavy spells of rainfall in river upstream areas since past few days. Under the impact of incessant rainfall, swelling of floodwater from Rajua river, a tributary of Daya river has submerged around 25 villages in five Panchayats of […]
Bolangir/Bhubaneswar: Heavy rain accompanied by thunderstorm left a trail of destruction in the western Odisha town of Bolangir last night causing much inconvenience to the city dwellers who woke up to blocked roads and disrupted electricity supply in the town today. Though, there weren’t any reports of casualties, damages to property in the thunderstorm reportedly […]