Tag: Mahanadi

Gharial With GPS Device Found Dead On Mahanadi Banks In Sambalpur

A gharial crocodile was found dead on the banks of Mahanadi river near Marwari Pada Ghat in Sambalpur yesterday (Sept 12). The carcass was recovered from the water body by local people. A GPS tracking device was found attached to the gharial’s tail. Forest officer who reached the spot informed that it might have come up from Satkosia.

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  • Tuesday, 13 September 2022
Mahanadi Suicide Twist
Bizarre Twist In Man's 'Suicide Bid' In Mahanadi River

In a strange twist to the missing youth case in Mahanadi river, police have traced the man who was initially suspected to have jumped into Mahanadi from Mundali barrage on Tuesday (Aug 30). Initially, it was suspected that the man jumped into Mahanadi to commit suicide.

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  • Wednesday, 31 August 2022
Don’t underestimate power of flowing water: Odisha SRC appeals to people

Urging people not to try to cross road, bridges or culverts where floodwater is flowing, the SRC said, “Let's not underestimate the power of flowing water.

  • Sunday, 21 August 2022
Low Pressure Alert: System Likely To Intensify Into Depression As Heavy Rains Predicted

A Low Pressure Area has formed over northeast and adjoining areas of eastcentral Bay of Bengal, Bangladesh-Myanmar coasts. Regional centre of the India Meteorological Department (IMD) today informed that the system is likely to move west-northwestwards and become more marked during the next 12 hours.

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  • Thursday, 18 August 2022
SRC Pradeep Jena addresses press conference
There would be no problem in managing floods in Mahanadi basin: SRC 

Since Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur and Keonjhar are likely to witness rains under the impact of depression, we are reducing water levels in the reservoirs in these districts, said SRC

  • Thursday, 18 August 2022
Odisha Flood
Odisha Flood Update: Chief Minister puts Collectors of 10 districts on alert

CM Naveen Patnaik has directed officials to follow the state’s policy of ‘every life is precious’ while dealing with all possible disasters.

  • Tuesday, 16 August 2022
Flood Threat
Odisha flood: Check water flow and danger level status in major rivers of state

Adding to the woes, IMD on Monday said a new low pressure is likely to form over north-west Bay of Bengal (BoB) around August 19. It is expected that several parts of the state will experience rainfall activities under the influence of the system.

  • Monday, 15 August 2022
Efforts on to avoid major flood in Mahanadi; 8 gates of Hirakud closed

The Odisha government on Monday initiated measures to avoid a major flood in Mahanadi river by closing eight gates of Hirakud dam.

  • Monday, 15 August 2022
Flood Update: Odisha SRC On Possible Flood Situation

Odisha SRC informed that seven ODRAF, three NDRF and 12 Odisha fire services teams have been deployed to Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Khordha for response support. He said he has personally discussed with all collectors in lower Mahanadi areas and advised them to keep all field level officials and elected representatives in full alert to deal with eventual flood situation.

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  • Sunday, 14 August 2022
Top Official On Flood Situation In Odisha | OTV News
Top Official On Flood Situation In Odisha

The officials have been asked to monitor possible flood situation in critical districts, and in case of problems, they will discuss with district Collectors and take necessary steps. Here’s what the Engineer-in-chief of Water Resources Dept said on the current situation in Odisha.

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  • Sunday, 14 August 2022
Mahanadi Rising!
Flood-like situation in upper catchment areas of Mahanadi

The situation in the upper catchment areas of Mahanadi river in Chhattisgarh look threatning as Odisha goes into flood-alert mode.

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  • Saturday, 13 August 2022
Jalaka river in Balasore
Incessant rain: Odisha authorities sound alert as rivers swell

Alerting the downstream areas, Sambalpur District Collector, Ananya Das said heavy rains at the upper catchment areas of the Mahanadi river have made the Hirakud reservoir receive a lot of water which is being released now through 20 gates.

  • Friday, 12 August 2022
Heavy rainfall waterlogging
Rain alert: Wet spell to continue in Odisha for next 5 days, flood threat in Mahanadi

A flood-like situation is expected on Mahanadi due to excess rainfall in the upper catchment areas of Chhattisgarh. More water is entering Hirakud dam due to heavy rainfall in Chhattisgarh.

  • Thursday, 11 August 2022
Illegal blast fishing destroying Mahanadi ecosystem in Sonepur
Watch Illegal blast fishing destroying Mahanadi ecosystem in Sonepur

The dangerous and illegal act of fishing by means of causing explosion in water bodies has become a cause of serious concern for people in Sonepur.

  • Saturday, 21 May 2022
A drying Mahanadi leaves lives and livelihoods in peril in Odisha!
A drying Mahanadi leaves lives and livelihoods in peril in Odisha!

Sitting on the delta of Tel, Suktel and Mahanadi, Sonepur district once used to feel proud of the Mahanadi’s vast water and the somnolent breeze.

  • Wednesday, 20 April 2022