Tag: Odisha Rains

Odisha: 550 students stranded in school due to floods, 7 rescued
Odisha: 550 students stranded in school due to floods, 7 rescued

Five fire department teams have been deployed for rescue operations.

  • Tuesday, 16 August 2022
Odisha Govt On Alert As Subarnarekha And Jalaka Rivers In Balasore Overflow
Odisha Govt On Alert As Subarnarekha And Jalaka Rivers In Balasore Overflow

Jalaka River was also flowing over the danger level of 6.64 metres near Mathani leading to inundation of several roads which have severely affected communication in the region. The floodwater from Jalaka has entered 50 villages of 12 panchayats of the district.

  • Thursday, 23 September 2021
500 Feet Breach In Jalaka River In Balasore Triggers Massive Flooding Scare
500 ft Breach In Jalaka River Embankment Triggers Major Flooding Scare In Balasore District

The floodwater from the river meanwhile is expected to further inundate several Panchayats in two Blocks - Basta and Balasore Sadar - which are already water-logged. 

  • Wednesday, 22 September 2021
Balasore flood
Odisha Rain: Jalaka River In Balasore Crosses Danger Mark, Two Blocks Severely Affected

The residents of Rasulpur and Srirampur panchayats under Sadar block of Balasore district are also suffering as floodwater has entered the village affecting communication in these regions.

  • Wednesday, 22 September 2021
Low Pressure Updates:
Low Pressure Updates: Yellow Warning For Heavy Rainfall In 11 Odisha Districts

The Met Centre has also issued yellow warning for heavy rainfall in Nuapada, Nabarangpur, Kalahandi and Bolangir on Thursday.

  • Wednesday, 22 September 2021
Low To Moderate Showers
Low To Moderate Showers To Lash Odisha In 24 Hours, Yellow Warning For 18 Districts

IMD has issued forecast of low to moderate rainfall for most parts of Odisha in the next 24 hours under the effect of a cyclonic circulation that persists over the Bay of Bengal

  • Sunday, 19 September 2021
Cyclonic Circulation Over Bay Of Bengal, More Rain Alert For Odisha
Cyclonic Circulation Over Bay Of Bengal: Yellow Warning For 3 Odisha Districts

The cyclonic circulation now lies over east-central and adjoining northeast Bay of Bengal extending upto 5.8 km above mean sea level. It is very likely to move west north-westwards and reach Northwest Bay of Bengal off north Odisha-WestBengal coasts during the next 12 hours, informed the Met Centre in a tweet.

  • Saturday, 18 September 2021
Flood Threat Looms Large In Odisha As Hirakud Dam Open 24 Sluice Gates
Flood Fear Looms Large In Odisha As Hirakud Dam Opens 24 Sluice Gates

Special Relief Commissioner Pradeep Kumar Jena had earlier said that a low to medium flood in the Mahanadi river system is being expected as the upper catchment areas in Chhattisgarh have been receiving heavy rainfall due to the depression which crossed Odisha on Tuesday.

  • Thursday, 16 September 2021
Hirakud Dam
21 Lakh People Hit By Heavy Rain In Odisha; Low-To-Medium Flood Expected In Mahanadi

The water level at Hirakud dam now stands at 628.23 ft against the full capacity of 630ft. Excess water is being released through 12 gates. The current inflow into the dam is 2,98,000 cusecs per second while the outflow is 2,25,000 cusecs.

  • Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Rain Fury In Odisha: SRC Orders Damage Assessment In A Week
Rain Fury In Odisha: SRC Orders To Assess Damages In A Week For Compensation

After a record-breaking rainfall wreaked havoc in several parts of Odisha for almost three days causing widespread deluge and destruction of property, and some human casualties, the State Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) on Tuesday asked the Collectors of all districts to take immediate measures to make an assessment of damages in the affected areas.

  • Tuesday, 14 September 2021
Hirakud Dam To Open 6 Sluice Gates To Release Excess Water, No Flood Threat In Odisha
10 Districts Receive Rainfall Over 200mm In 24 Hours, Deep Depression Weakens: Odisha SRC

The average rainfall in the State in the past two days has been estimated at 156 mm while the average rainfall till date in September has been recorded at 154 mm, said the Odisha SRC.

  • Tuesday, 14 September 2021
Odisha Rainfall
Trees Uprooted, Roads Waterlogged, Houses Damaged As Heavy Rain Batters Odisha #SeePics #Videos

Pedestrians too faced difficulties as they wade through waterlogged streets and lanes in several low-lying areas in Bhubaneswar and Cuttack.

  • Monday, 13 September 2021
After deluge, BMC to revive natural drainage channels

Bhubaneswar: After facing criticism over widespread flooding in smart city, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation has now decided to act tough on individuals and institutions for illegal encroachments on natural drainage channels. BMC Mayor Anant Narayan Jena informed that already 10 sensitive and vulnerable points have been identified while special measures would be taken to clear […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
Monsoon trough line triggers rain across Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After a long spell of dry weather this monsoon, almost all parts of Odisha have begun to receive rainfall in last 24 hours. Bhubaneswar Regional Meteorological Centre authorities today informed that the State will continue to get more rains for the next three days under the impact of a monsoon trough line. Charan Behera, […]

  • Tuesday, 27 April 2021
Fresh LOPAR will induce rains over Odisha from Aug 30 to Sept 4!

Bhubaneswar: Despite the Low Pressure Area (LOPAR) that was developed over northwest Odisha on August 22  is now being stationed over Chhattisgarh and adjoining East MP , there seems no let up in rainfall activities in the State on Sunday. IMD’s customised rainfall predictions for today shows the State is going to receive 121 per […]

  • Monday, 26 April 2021