Tag: Waterlogging

Incessant rainfall causes inconvenience, throws normal life out of gear across Odisha 
Incessant rainfall causes inconvenience, throws normal life out of gear across Odisha 

Due to incessant rains, a flood-like situation has occurred in Gajapati district.

  • Sunday, 11 September 2022
House lifted by 4-feet in Odisha's Balasore
Odisha Man Jacks Up House By 4 Feet To Escape Flooding

On the cost-effectiveness of the house raising facility, Prince Sisodia, a worker of engaged in the project said, "It is quite cheap as compared to the entire cost of constructing an entirely new building."

  • Sunday, 02 January 2022
Waterlogging in Berhampur
Heavy Rainfall Causes Severe Waterlogging In Berhampur

Heavy downpour left several areas in the silk city waterlogged. Not just Berhampur, after incessant rainfall for two days, many places in Ganjam district suffered the same fate.

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  • Sunday, 14 November 2021
Congress Protest In Rourkela
Rain Fury In Odisha: Congress Workers Release Fish On Waterlogged Over Bridge In Rourkela

The Congress members on Wednesday released fishes on the waterlogged STI overbridge protesting the civic body's lacklustre attitude towards the drainage system in the Steel City

  • Wednesday, 15 September 2021
Odisha Village Goes Under Water Due To Rainwater Harvesting Plan Folly
Odisha Village Goes Under Water As Rainwater Harvesting Plan Goes Haywire

A poorly conceived plan by some villagers to store rainwater in an alleged attempt to avail loans under a government scheme has resulted in the inundation of the entire village in Bhadrak district of Odisha.

  • Wednesday, 08 September 2021
Congress gheraoes CMC office over waterlogging

Cuttack: Hundreds of Congress activists led by the party’s Cuttack city president Mohammed Moquim today staged dharna and gheraoed the Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) office over alleged financial irregularities and waterlogging in the city. The Congress members demanded immediate intervention to address the poor drainage system in the city. The agitators rued that CMC Commissioner […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
Locals block IOCL main road over waterlogging

Paradip: Vehicular movement along the IOCL main road came to a standstill after locals blocked the road protesting lack of efforts on the part of concerned authorities to address waterlogging problems in five moujas of Jagantsinghpur. “We blocked the IOCL road to protest waterlogging in our area. We are marooned and it’s too hard to […]

  • Friday, 30 July 2021
National Highway cut to drain out water from Sujata Nagar in Puri

Puri: Thousands of residents of waterlogged Sujata Nagar in Ward number 1 under Puri municipality finally heaved a sigh of relief after a team led by district authorities cut the National Highway to drain out water from the area late last night. According to sources, a 5-feet wide cut was made on the national highway […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Cuttack district admin braces up to deal with waterlogging issue

Cuttack: In a bid to resolve the waterlogging issue in Cuttack, officials of the district administration on Sunday decided to revive the Taladanda canal. District Collector Arvind Agarwal along with officials of different departments today took stock of the situation at Taladanda canal and other important drains in the city and informed that a masterplan […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Amid looming flood threat, Odisha put on alert

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik held discussions with the concerned officials today and reviewed the possible flood situation in the State, informed Special Relief Commissioner Bishnupada Sethi. “A review meeting chaired by the Chief Minister was held on tackling the possible flood situation. CM directed all the district collectors to remain alert and take all […]

  • Thursday, 29 July 2021
Delhi Rains
Rainfall Causes Waterlogging, Traffic Jams In Delhi

Rains resulted in waterlogging which caused long traffic snarls in many areas of Delhi.

  • Tuesday, 27 July 2021
Incessant rain cripples normal life in Bhadrak

Bhadrak: Incessant rains triggered by a low pressure system over Bay of Bengal has left many blocks and low lying areas in the district waterlogged. Thousands of hectares of agricultural fields in 348 revenue villages in different blocks of the district have been left submerged due to the downpour. As per reports Dhamnagar block in […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021
SonU Song Congress
Bhubaneswar waterlogging: Congress targets BMC with ‘Sonu Song’

Bhubaneswar: Remember the old Marathi folk song- ‘Sonu tula mazyawar bharosa nay ka’ (Sonu, don’t you trust me) that went viral on social media? The satirical song is back and this time it is the Bhubaneswar district Congress which has come up with a video to highlight the waterlogging woes that the Smart City Bhubaneswar […]

  • Monday, 26 July 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
Sambalpur rain
Heavy rain lashes Sambalpur, throws normal life out of gear

Sambalpur: Heavy monsoon rains continued to lash Sambalpur today throwing normal life out of gear in many parts of the district. The Meteorological department has predicted ‘heavy to very heavy rainfall’ in the next 24 hours. As the heavy downpour continued since yesterday, several streets were flooded while some houses in the low lying areas […]

  • Monday, 26 July 2021