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Odisha Flood Update: 4 More Gates Of Hirakud Dam Closed As Inflow Of Water Decreases

Sambalpur: With gradual decrease in the inflow of water into Mahanadi River from the upper catchment areas of Chhattisgarh, the Hirakud dam authorities have closed four more sluice gates of the reservoir. At present, the inflow of floodwater in Hirakud is 4,94,094 lakh cusecs per second while the outflow is 6,65,624 lakh cusecs per second. […]

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Odisha Flood Update: Expected Peak Flood Flow To Be Around 10 Lakh Cusecs At Mundali

Bhubaneswar: The overall flood situation is expected to improve as there has been a drop in the inflow of water into Hirakud dam, Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) said on Sunday. In a tweet, SRC Pradeep Jena informed, “Inflow into Hirakud has started showing a decline from 4 am today. Hopefully it will reduce further.” As […]

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Over 4 Lakh People Affected In Odisha Floods, 2,757 Houses Damaged

Bhubaneswar: With moderate flood anticipated in Mahanadi basin, Odisha government has put its entire machinery on alert to deal with any situation arising out of the situation. As per preliminary estimates by Odisha government, over 4 lakh people have been affected by the floods triggered by the low-pressure induced heavy rainfall so far in the […]

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49 NDRF Jawans Test  COVID-19 Positive In Odisha Following Return From West Bengal

Cuttack: At least 49 jawans of 3rd battalion of National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) in Mundali have tested positive for COVID-19, official sources said on Monday. With this, the total number of COVID-19 positive cases detected in NDRF’s Mundali battalion has reached 50. Three days back, one NDRF jawan was tested positive for COVID-19. As […]

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Five Jumbos swept away by flood water in Mahanadi

Cuttack: At least five elephants were swept away by flood water in Mahanadi River near Mundali in Cuttack today morning. Reportedly, the incident took place when a herd of around 20 elephants were crossing the river while going from Athagarh to Chandaka forest. According to sources, the wild elephants used to cross the river on […]

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Collectors On Alert Though Flood Situation So Far Is Normal: SRC

Bhubaneswar: Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi has asked the district Collectors in Mahanadi system to remain alert and take precautionary measures in view of the excess floodwater being released from the Hirakud Dam. However, he has also stated the situation at present as ‘normal’. On the possibilities of a flood situation in different districts coming […]

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Hirakud Dam opens 20 gates, water to reach Mundali today night

Sambalpur: The Hirakud dam authorities on Tuesday night opened five more sluice gates to manage the increasing water level in the reservoir. So far a total of 20 gates have been opened to discharge rain water from the reservoir to the Mahanadi River. Although the authorities had  decide to open only 15 gates, five more […]

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Special Relief Commissioner dismisses possibility of flood in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: There is no flood-like situation in Mahanadi and the water discharge at Mundali has reduced, informed Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi today. “Currently, less than 4.5 lakh cusec of water is being discharged. The water level in Baitarani has also come down so there is no chance of flood,” Sethi said. “Rainfall in last […]