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Tag: Incessant Rain

baby rescued from house
Three-day-old baby rescued from house marooned in floodwaters in Odisha

Time and again, adversities have led us to something truly hopeful and inspiring. These images are from Punasita village in Balasore district, which has been grappling with flooding due to rise in the water level of Jalaka River.

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Delhi Car Stuck
Shocking Visuals: Delhi Road Swallows Car!

In a bizarre near-fatal incident, a moving car got stuck after a road caved in Delhi's Dwarka Sector-18 following incessant rainfall in the national capital.

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Incessant Rain, Low Pressures Worry Odisha Farmers
Odisha Farmers Fear Loss Of Crops & Income Due To Incessant Rain 

Balasore/Nabarangpur: Incessant downpour triggered by back to back low pressures over the Bay of Bengal has waterlogged acres of farmlands posing threat to agricultural activities across Odisha. Farmers now stare at an uncertain future fearing loss of crops and income. According to sources, crops on around 500 hectares of agricultural land in Balasore’s Bhograi damaged […]

Low Pressure-Induced Rainfall Triggers Flood-Like Situation In Odisha

Dehenkanal/ Bhadrak/ Malkangiri: Incessant rain triggered by a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal has thrown normal life out of gear in many parts of the State. Dhenkanal, Bhadrak and Malkangiri districts have been the most-affected with the heavy rainfall leading to a flood-like situation. According to reports, Kamakhyanagar sub-division in Dhenkanal district remained […]

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 […]

Heavy Rain Lashes Odisha, Several Parts Of Malkangiri Cut-off

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 […]

Locals block Paradip oil terminal road

Paradip: Vehicular traffic on the road leading to Paradip oil terminal was affected today as residents of Bauria Palanda staged a road blockade demanding compensation for losses incurred due to incessant rain. According to sources, trucks and tankers going towards depots of different oil companies in Paradip could not reach their destination on account of […]

Plight of Sujat Nagar & Matitota residents worsens as more rains lash Puri

Puri: Incessant rains triggered by formation of low pressure over North-west Bay of Bengal have added to the waterlogging woes at Sujat Nagar and Matitota in Ward number 1 of the municipality. As per reports, at least 16 families in the two localities have been forced to leave their houses. Worth mentioning that Sujat Nagar […]

Incessant rain cripples normal life in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Incessant rains triggered by a low pressure system over Bay of Bengal has left many blocks and low lying areas in the district waterlogged. Thousands of hectares of agricultural fields in 348 revenue villages in different blocks of the district have been left submerged due to the downpour. As per reports Dhamnagar block in […]

Incessant rain swells up rivers in Koraput

Koraput: Heavy rainfall continued to lash several parts of Koraput district today swelling up major rivers and flooding reservoirs in the region. According to sources, the water level in major reservoirs- Upper Kolab, Machkund dam and Jalaput is on a rise due to incessant rain in the upper catchment areas of the rivers. The first […]

Incessant rain wreaks havoc in Malkangiri, Sundergarh

Malkangiri/Sundergarh: Normal life was thrown out of gear in Malkangiri and Rajgangpur of Sundergarh after incessant rains wreaked havoc today disrupting road communication in several parts. According to sources, water level of Pangama river in Malkangiri has increased following incessant rain for the second consecutive day. As per reports, water is flowing four feet above […]

Incessant rain brings southern Odisha to its knees; rivers in spate

Bhubaneswar: Due to a well-marked low pressure-turned-depression over Northwest Bay of Bengal off West Bengal and north Odisha coast, several places in Odisha especially southern districts have been battered by torrential rains leading to a flood-like situation. Several districts like Malkangiri, Kandhamal, Koraput, Rayagada and Kalahandi have received heavy to very heavy rainfall in the […]

Communication affected in Kalahandi & Kandhamal following heavy rains

Kandhamal: Incessant rains triggered by low pressure over northwest Bay of Bengal since last week has disrupted road communication in Kalahandi and Kandhamal districts of the state. An approach road near Kantesi on NH- 26 in Kalahandi district was washed away due to heavy rains last night leading to snapping of vehicular traffic between Bolangir […]

Couple killed as wall collapses in heavy rain in Rayagada

Rayagada: A couple died after a wall collapsed on them following incessant rain over the last couple of days at Sulipadar village in Karpa panchayat under Kalyansinghpur block of Rayagada district this morning. However, their eight-year-old son had a narrow escape in the mishap. According to reports; the deceased identified as Jasamanti Laya and Madhab […]

Incessant rain paralyses Odisha
Incessant rain paralyses parts of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Heavy rain wreaked havoc in many parts of Odisha on Monday, throwing normal life out of gear. While many bridges were washed away by flood water, a few approach roads collapsing with flood-like situation in other areas has crippled the lives of thousands of people. Owing to the heavy showers in the past two […]

Twin city denizens battle flooded roads, houses

Bhubaneswar/Cuttack: City denizens had a tough time reaching their destinations as incessant rains inundated several low lying areas restricting movement of traffic. While most of places in the Bhubaneswar had knee deep water, the NH 16 stretch in front of Iskcon temple remained completely inundated. Apart from two wheelers and four wheelers, a bus along […]

Bridges in Malkangiri submerge following incessant rains; hundreds stranded

Malkangiri: Kankarkunda and Kanyashram bridges in Malkangiri have completely submerged in  rain water with water level rising over four feet above the bridges leaving hundreds stranded on both sides of the two bridges following incessant rains since Monday. Road communication between Malkangiri-Kalimela and Kalimela-Padia was completely snapped due to increase in water level of Poteru […]