This year’s rise has been seen in the backdrop of the bird census conducted in the areas which included Sukhasoda (38 square kilometres) on the Odisha-Chhattisgarh border, for the first time.
Even as few places in the upper Mahanadi basin region in Odisha are predicted to record 9mm rainfall per hour on September 14, there is unlikely any emerging flood situation in the Mahanadi. Severe flood forecast as Baitarani will cross danger mark at Akhupada.
Sambulpur: An additional spillway will be constructed at the Hirakud reservoir to reduce the pressure and allow more flow of flood waters through the sluice gates of the dam. According to sources, the additional spillway proposed to enhance the flood water discharge capacity of the Hirakud Dam will be funded by the World Bank and […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has decided to operate day cruise service at five selected water bodies with the participation of the private sector, an official said on Saturday. The tourism department has invited proposals from prospective applicants for organising day cruises at Chilika Lake, Mahanadi, Bhitarkanika, Satkosia George and Hirakud reservoir in Odisha. #Odisha plans […]