Tag: River Embankment Collapse

Acres of land submerged as portion of Pattamundai canal embankment collapses

Kendrapara: Several acres of agricultural land were submerged after a major portion of embankment of Pattamundai main canal collapsed near Gopinathpur Sasansahi in Salepur today. A 30-feet wide breach was formed due to the erosion of the embankment which reportedly caused the inundation in several low lying areas in the region. The canal is considered […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Cracks in river embankments trigger flood panic in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Panic gripped locals following collapse of river embankments in separate places in Odisha. The Uparashailo river embankment in Padhani panchayat under Dhamnagar block of Bhadrak district has collapsed 250 ft below triggering concerns. Locals claimed that even as a solid stone packing was done to prevent erosion of the embankment, heavy and incessant rainfall […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021