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Tag: Odisha Rains

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.

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. 

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.

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.

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

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

Weather Update: Unseasonal Rain To Dip Temperature In Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Several parts of the State witnessed spells of rainfall on Wednesday due to prevailing cyclonic circulation system over Haryana and Bangladesh and a trough line above Odisha. While night temperatures witnessed a drop of 2-3 degree Celsius, officials of the Regional Meteorological Centre have predicted that cold wave conditions will return to Odisha as […]

Exit rains, enter dense fog from Sunday in Odisha!

Bhubaneswar: No respite from wintry rains for five districts of Puri, Khurda, Ganjam, Gajapati and Nayagarh for next 24 hours. Widespread rains are predicted for tomorrow in the five districts. As per the latest IMD bulletin (see the image below), except the five districts mentioned above, districts like Kandhamal, Boudh, Subarnapur, Balangir, Kalahandi, Nabarangpur, Nuapada, […]

Monsoon Withdrawal Complete from Odisha, Winter onset to take time!

Bhubaneswar: The Southwest Monsoon 2019 comes to an end on Tuesday as the IMD has declared that the Monsoon has withdrawn entirely from Odisha. “The South West Monsoon on Tuesday has withdrawn from entire Odisha,” said Regional Met Head HR Biswas. Though this has been the most delayed withdrawal of Monsoon in the country, this […]

Monsoon withdrawal from Odisha will commence on Oct 16

Bhubaneswar: Notwithstanding the most delayed withdrawal since 1961, Monsoon looks seemingly in a hurry to wind up. Its withdrawal from Odisha will resume as soon as from October 16, when the withdrawal has only started on October 9 from north-western India. As per the recorded trends of monsoon withdrawal from Odisha, the withdrawal from the […]

Thunderstorm, lightning alert for 13 districts in Odisha for today & tomorrow

Bhubaneswar: With rains taking the back seat in Odisha till October 7th, the moisture laden atmosphere in the State will induce intense thunderstorm and lightning activities at least for today and tomorrow. As per the IMD and Skymet forecast,  as many as 13 districts in Odisha will experience lightning and thunderstorm today during afternoon to […]

Erratic Odisha Rainfall pares paddy sowing 7%, production by 2.6 LMT

Bhubaneswar:  Even as Odisha has recorded normal rainfall this Monsoon, the revelation to the fore is the coverage of paddy sowing in State has slid by a whopping nearly 7 per cent till August end. As per the data available with the State Agriculture Department, the coverage of paddy cultivation till August end this year […]

Odisha's Gopalpur records highest rainfall in country on Sept 26

Bhubaneswar: With Odisha witnessing an intense rainfall spell between September 24 and 26, Gopalpur on Thursday has recorded the highest amount of precipitation in the country. As per the latest rainfall data with IMD, when Gopalpur in Odisha recorded 102.1 mm today, the temple town Puri recorded around 72 mm and the rainfall amount at […]

Weather Gods to sing Autumn tune this Puja, Odisha will see few rain spells till Oct 6

Bhubaneswar: With the festival season being hardly a week away, all eyes are up on the skies and the question that rakes up one’s mind is will Odisha witness the autumn or rainy or stormy days during the Durga Puja festivities this year? Reading the mood of weather gods looks more pertinent as the Arabian […]

Rains in Odisha till Sept 15, to lessen from 16th as LOPAR to move towards TN-Andhra!

Bhubaneswar: Odisha will experience widespread rainfall (means in majority of places) for today and tomorrow on account of the Monsoon trough passing through Digha and thence east-south-eastwards to north east Bay of Bengal. The weather charts of US based Climate prediction Centre shows development of a low pressure zone over Odisha on September 14. But […]

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 […]

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, […]

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 […]