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OTV Impact: Govt Orders Distribution Of Free Sanitary Pads In Flood-Hit Districts Of Odisha

Hours after OTV aired the news on the difficulties faced by menstruating girls and women in flood-hit areas for not having sanitary pads, the State government announced distribution of pads in the affected areas free of cost.

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  • Monday, 22 August 2022
High Flood In Subarnarekha
Flood imminent in Mayurbhanj, Balasore; 58 additional rescue teams sent, says Odisha SRC

The Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Jena said that several districts, including Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar and neighbouring Jharkhand experienced heavy rainfall under the influence of the deep depression system.

  • Sunday, 21 August 2022
Don’t underestimate power of flowing water: Odisha SRC appeals to people

Urging people not to try to cross road, bridges or culverts where floodwater is flowing, the SRC said, “Let's not underestimate the power of flowing water.

  • Sunday, 21 August 2022
Balasore, Mayurbhanj receive heavy rainfall
Mayurbhanj, Balasore receive heavy rainfall, no flood threat in Budhabalanga: SRC

Addressing a presser here in Bhubaneswar, Jena said three blocks of Balasore received more than 200mm rainfall with Bhograi receiving highest 226mm rainfall. Similarly, 16 blocks of Mayurbhanj district received more than 100mm rainfall followed by 100-50mm rainfall in five blocks of Keonjhar district. 

  • Saturday, 20 August 2022
Flood Situation Likely To Improve: Odisha SRC Pradeep Jena

Flood Situation Likely To Improve: Odisha SRC Pradeep Jena

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  • Thursday, 18 August 2022
SRC Pradeep Jena addresses press conference
There would be no problem in managing floods in Mahanadi basin: SRC 

Since Mayurbhanj, Balasore, Bhadrak, Jajpur and Keonjhar are likely to witness rains under the impact of depression, we are reducing water levels in the reservoirs in these districts, said SRC

  • Thursday, 18 August 2022
SRC On Flood
Odisha Flood Situation | Special Relief Commissioner Briefs Media

With the flood situation in the State changing, all erys are on what lies ahead. The Special Relief Commissioner of the State, Pradeep Jena briefed media with the latest update on the flood situation in Odisha. 

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  • Wednesday, 17 August 2022
Latest Flood Update
Odisha Flood Update: Next 48 hours very crucial, says SRC

The SRC informed that embankment patrolling will be intenfised across 10 districts of the state.

  • Tuesday, 16 August 2022
Efforts on to avoid major flood in Mahanadi; 8 gates of Hirakud closed

The Odisha government on Monday initiated measures to avoid a major flood in Mahanadi river by closing eight gates of Hirakud dam.

  • Monday, 15 August 2022
Flood Update: Odisha SRC On Possible Flood Situation

Odisha SRC informed that seven ODRAF, three NDRF and 12 Odisha fire services teams have been deployed to Puri, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Cuttack, Khordha for response support. He said he has personally discussed with all collectors in lower Mahanadi areas and advised them to keep all field level officials and elected representatives in full alert to deal with eventual flood situation.

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  • Sunday, 14 August 2022
Medium Flood In Mahanadi
Medium-level flood in Mahanadi; peak flood water to pass through Mundali tomorrow

Odisha government on Sunday put the Collectors of several districts on alert in view of a medium-scale flood in Mahanadi and directed officials to carry out necessary evacuation and rehabilitation measures if required.

  • Sunday, 14 August 2022
Thunderstorm, heavy rainafll alert
Odisha SRC issues alert for thunderstorms, rainfall in these districts

The alert has been issued for the districts of Jagatsinghpur, Puri, Khordha (including Bhubaneswar city), Cuttack, Ganjam, Gajapati, Rayagada and Kalahandi for the next three hours.

  • Saturday, 23 July 2022
SRC Pradeep Jena (File Photo)
Cyclone Asani likely to make landfall soon; Odisha SRC updates on impact

The SRC further said that the cyclonic storm is presently lying off Andhra Pradesh coast and it will recurve after the landfall and may enter the sea by tomorrow morning.

  • Wednesday, 11 May 2022
Cyclone warning: Odisha govt to concretize response teams deployment after formation of depression
Cyclone warning: Odisha govt to firm up response plan after formation of depression

As Odisha braces up for another cyclone developing in the Bay as a low pressure, the State government on Friday put its action plan on place for deployment of response teams in regions most likely to be affected by the probable disaster.

  • Friday, 06 May 2022
Wind Hazard Or Rainfall
Cyclone Jawad: Odisha SRC On Changing Intensity, Wind Hazard, Rainfall

Cyclone Jawad: Odisha SRC On Changing Intensity, Wind Hazard, Rainfall

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  • Saturday, 04 December 2021