Six human causalities have been reported including three from Kendrapara district due to wall collapse, one each from Ganjam and Subarnapur districts due to wall collapse and one from Khordha district due to drowning.
As per the preliminary report, two people died in Kendrapara district due to wall collapse while one death each was reported from Khordha (drowning) and Ganjam district (wall collapse).
Baripada/Keonjhar: As many as three persons were killed across Odisha on Wednesday due to the heavy downpour leading to overflowing of several rivers. An elderly woman was swept away by Gangahar river water while crossing inundated road near Badasahi Manatri Temple in Baripada today. Locals reportedly alerted the woman not to cross the submerged road […]
Bhubaneswar: While Odisha continues to grapple with acute deluge in several districts following several days of incessant rainfall under the influence of one-after other low pressure systems on Bay of Bengal, the State government however on Friday said there is no need to panic as almost all the river embankments are secure. State Water Resources […]
Bhubaneswar: The Regional Meteorological Centre in Bhubaneswar today informed that the rain triggered by a ‘well-marked low pressure’ over the Bay of Bengal will continue to lash the State for the next 24 hours. Duty Officer of Bhubaneswar Met Centre Radhakant Behera said, “The rainfall will continue to occur in several parts of the State […]
Bhubaneswar: Even as IMD has predicted formation of a Low Pressure Area (LOPAR) on August 29 over north Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood, weather models indicate of forming of another LOPAR over southwest central Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood near Odisha coast on and around September 2. Significantly, an analysis of the weather parameters released […]
Bhubaneswar: With Odisha all set to welcome Monsoon in a few days time, several parts of State continue to witness regular spells of thunderstorm and rainfall. The Regional Meteorological Department in Bhubaneswar today issued thunderstorm, lightning and rainfall alert for as many as 14 districts of the State. As per the latest bulletin of the […]