The weather department has predicted heavy rain in several parts especially coastal and interior regions of Odisha today
Smart City Rourkela is likely to witness massive waterlogging problems during monsoon due to the unresolved drainage issues in the region.
With the onset of monsoon, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) has stepped up precautionary measures to manage the water-logging issues in vulnerable areas more effectively.
In the aftermath of Cyclone Yaas, heavy rainfall was witnessed in Similipal & Karanjia areas of Mayurbhanj district. Heavy rainfall in Similipal area triggered a rise in water levels in rivers passing through the national park.
Berhampur: Incessant rain triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal has thrown normal life out of gear in many parts of Odisha. The continuous downpour has resulted in water logging at Shanti Nagar colony here in the district. The water logging hazard has adversely affected normal life and daily commute in the […]
Bhubaneswar: Heavy rain continues to lash Odisha under the impact of cyclonic storm Titli throwing normal life out of gear. Situation is critical in Ganjam, Gajapati and Balasore districts as several rivers have started to swell due to the incessant rain. Low lying areas in most of the districts including the twin cities of Cuttack […]
Bhubaneswar: With a few days of rain revealing the drainage rot in the not-so-smart state capital, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation on Wednesday pulled up its socks to address the issue. The Corporation, shot off a show-cause notice to the Nayapalli-based Hotel Presidency seeking explanation for illegal encroachment on land earmarked as ‘Right of Way’ near […]
Konark: Visitors to the world-famous Sun Temple had a harrowing time today as most parts of the temple turned into artificial pools with knee deep water clogged on its premises within few hours of rain. Though in 2010 the State government had announced Rs 1 crore investment to improve the Sun Temple’s drainage system and […]
Angul: A brief spell of rain on Saturday left the Pallahada hospital in Angul in ankle-dip water inside its premises, leaving patients and inmates distressed. The wards of the hospital flooded with rainwater and patients had to lay helpless with water running under their beds. Even water from nearby drains had entered into the hospital […]
Bhubaneswar: Monsoon showers in the capital city on Friday caused heavy water-logging in areas like Acharya Vihar and Jaydev Vihar, leaving pedestrians and commuters stranded. Many parts of Acharya Vihar and Jaydev Vihar were flooded with rain water disrupting the normal life of local residents and commuters as vehicles had to travel across waterlogged roads. […]
New Delhi: Delhi Public Works Department (PWD) Minister Satyendar Jain on Tuesday ordered desilting of all PWD drains by June 7 to prevent water-logging on roads during the monsoon season. Jain’s direction came after he conducted a surprise inspection of roads and drains at Mandoli Jail Road and Mandoli village. He told the media that 1,000 […]
Cuttack: Water-logged at Badambadi bus stand has been a matter of concern for Cuttack denizens and travellers since one month. The road to the bus stand is always submerged in knee deep water. “Badambadi is water-logged since many days for which people are finding it difficult to stand here and to commute. Passengers coming by […]
Bhubaneswar: The Odisha government has approved the renovation of Kanjia Lake adjacent to Nandankanan Zoological Park on the outskirts of the capital city. Announcing this on the occasion of World Wetlands Day on Thursday, Sisir Kumar Acharya, Director, Nandankanan Zoological Park, said the state government has approved the action plan and sanctioned Rs 44 lakh […]
Making mincemeat of Bhubaneswar's claim of being Smart City No 1 in the country, a 20-30 minute spell of rain this afternoon left the Capital Hospital,the premier government hospital located in the heart of the city, grappling with knee-deep water inside its premises