Tag: Odisha Flood

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Two Months On, Puri Residents Still Struggle With Flood Aftermath

Puri: Locals of Rahangarada village have been left grappling with problems after the flood that hit the district in August this year. Several roads connecting the village with different areas have either been washed away or partially damaged. Transport and communication facilities have been severely affected. Even ambulance is unable to reach the village as […]

Odisha Floods: Central Team To Visit Jajpur, Puri Today To Assess Damage
Odisha Floods: Central Team To Visit Jajpur, Puri Today To Assess Damage

Bhubaneswar: A six-member Central team, which arrived in Odisha on a two-day visit yesterday, will visit flood-affected Jajpur and Puri district on Thursday to assess the damages. According to sources, the team led by Union Home Ministry joint secretary Praveen Vashista will discuss with the farmers and district collectors about the loss incurred by the […]

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IMD Issues Yellow Warning For 10 Districts Of Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Several parts of Odisha will experience light to moderate rainfall in the next 24 hours, informed India Meteorological Department (IMD) on Thursday. The cyclonic circulation over west central Bay of Bengal and adjoining southwest Bay of Bengal off South Coastal Andhra Pradesh, north Tamil Nadu coasts extending upto 2.1 km above mean sea level […]

BJP National VP Baijayant Panda Alleges ‘Substandard’ Embankment Work In Kendrapara
BJP National VP Baijayant Panda Alleges ‘Substandard’ Embankment Work In Kendrapara

Kendrapara: BJP national vice president Baijayant Panda has alleged substandard embankment work at Benipur under Derabish block in the district and demanded a probe into the matter. Panda, who visited the flood affected areas in the district, said, “Crores of rupees were spent in the construction of the embankment a few months ago. However, a […]

Flood Situation Continues To Remain Grim In Several Odisha Districts
Flood Situation Continues To Remain Grim In Several Odisha Districts

Puri/Balasore: The flood situation in several parts of Odisha continues to remain grim. Though the water level of major rivers has resided, water logging is still prevalent in many parts of the State. According to sources, Nimapada in Puri district is waterlogged due to the flood water from Dhanua River. As many as 13 panchayats […]

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Cyclonic Circulation Over BoB: More Rain Alert For Odisha Amid Flood

Bhubaneswar: Even though the flood situation in Odisha is yet to improve, a fresh cyclonic circulation over the Bay of Bengal is likely to trigger rainfall in several parts of the State pounding more miseries on people. Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre on Wednesday issued heavy rainfall and thunderstorm warning for 12 districts of the State notably […]

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Odisha Floods: Gloomy Pictures Continue To Come From Across The State

Puri/Jajpur: With a towel on his head, a teary-eyed elderly man stuttered his helplessness while standing in chest-deep flood water right in the middle of his village. If his account of the current flood situation in Matiapada village under Puri’s Kanas block is to be believed, no relief material has reached him since the floodwater […]

‘Flood Water Not Getting Discharged Into Sea Due To Full Moon High Tide’
‘Flood Water Not Getting Discharged Into Sea Due To Full Moon High Tide’

Bhubaneswar: The flood situation in Odisha continues to remain grim with water level in major rivers in spate across the State yet to recede considerably in the wake of high tidal condition due to full moon, Chief Engineer of State Water Resources department Jyotirmaya Rath said Tuesday. “The full moon system is restricting the flood […]

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Odisha Flood Update: Immediate Assistance Of 50 Kg Rice, Rs 500 To Severely Affected Families: CM

Bhubaneswar: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Monday announced to provide an immediate assistance of 50 KG rice and Rs 500 to each families in the severely flood-hit districts of the State. The announcement was made after the Chief Minister conducted an aerial survey of flood affected areas in the State today. “Undertook an aerial […]

Odisha Floods: ‘Dynamite Used To Create 300 ft breach On Kelua River Embankment In Jajpur’
Odisha Floods: ‘Dynamite Used To Create 300 ft breach On Kelua River Embankment In Jajpur’

Bhubaneswar: The opposition BJP in Odisha on Monday launched a scathing attack on BJD in connection with reported blowing off of Kelua river embankment in Jajpur district and alleged involvement of the ruling party leaders in the mischievous act. Addressing a presser here, BJP State general secretary Lekhasri Samantsinghar said, “The 300 feet breach in […]