Odisha floods

Sombre Durga Puja celebrations for Odisha's flood-hit Kendrapara villagers

Many Puja committee members of the flood-affected villages have decided not to spend more money in erecting pandals this year. 

published on : 2nd October 2022

Rs 126 crore public assets damaged in Odisha floods

Assessment report by govt says 33 per cent crops over 1.26 lakh hectare were destroyed

published on : 8th September 2022

More rains worsen flood situation in Kendrapara

Narahari Behera of Balarampur said villagers are also reeling under acute water shortage since the last one week.

published on : 29th August 2022

Brahmani floods villages for second time in 12 days, 50,000 affected

Water entered the villages on Friday night after the rivers started flowing above the danger mark soon after floodwater was released from the Rengali dam.

published on : 28th August 2022

Congress demands all-party meet on flood in Odisha

Alleging that lack of preparedness led to the flood, Pattanayak said crores of rupees were spent on maintenance and repair of embankments by the government.

published on : 27th August 2022

Odisha boy, biker swept away in floodwater

A five-year-old boy of Andhra Pradesh (AP) and a motorcyclist were swept away in the swollen rivers of Rayagada and Kandhamal districts in the last 24 hours.

published on : 26th August 2022

Back home after floods, Odisha residents seek help to survive

In despair, the affected people have sought rice, fuel, dry ration, drinking water and cooked food along with study materials for children for the next 5-7 days.

published on : 26th August 2022

Water supply interrupted in many flood-hit Odisha districts

With many villages still inundated, drinking water is being supplied through tankers

published on : 26th August 2022

High-Security Registration Plates affixing date extended in Odisha

As per the revised timeline, vehicle owners can fix the HSRP on their vehicles with registration numbers ending with 1 and 2 till September 30.

published on : 26th August 2022

Monsoon fury: People forced to drink flood water in marooned Odisha villages

There is scarcity of drinking water, polythene sheets and healthcare services for the elderly and pregnant women, a local school teacher said.

published on : 25th August 2022

Cuttack city residents still struggle for drinking water

General Manager, WATCO, Cuttack division, Debabrata Mohanty, however said the problem has been solved and supply of drinking water will be streamlined from Thursday morning.

published on : 25th August 2022

Odisha farmers resent delay in flood damage assessment

The worst hit by floods is the vegetable farmers whose crops have been completely damaged after being waterlogged for more than four days.

published on : 25th August 2022

Odisha floods: 48 free kitchens, yet the marooned have no food

The villages of Nayabali, Ikidpal, Rashalpur, Bishnupur and Raoutra under Bishnupur GP are worst-affected.

published on : 24th August 2022

A flood later, some start life afresh in Odisha's Kendrapara district

However, there are a few who have started rebuilding their houses by salvaging belongings from the rubble and materials.

published on : 24th August 2022

Rain pain for pit loom weavers of Odisha, livelihood hit

Local weavers put a total number of pit looms in Kotpad at 200. Not only were the loom pits inundated, yarn in many weavers’ households was also damaged by rains.

published on : 24th August 2022

Odisha: Water level of rivers recedes, over 6.4 lakh still marooned

Meanwhile, the death toll in flood and related incidents has increased to 14 as four more children were reported to have been killed due to wall collapse in Mayurbhanj district.

published on : 24th August 2022

Odisha floods: Farmer ends life over crop loss in Koraput

The entire crop was submerged as the nearby Telingi river gushed into his fields following the recent rains. Seeing the total destruction, he had gone into depression, family sources said.

published on : 24th August 2022

Flood hits water supply in Cuttack

Express News Service @ Cuttack THE flood in Mahanadi river system has hit drinking water supply in the Millennium City for the last seven days with deposit of sand in the 129 MLD water treatment plant

published on : 23rd August 2022

Odisha: Pervasive floodwater and darkness in two puri blocks

Officials in the district said they are collecting data on the students affected by the flood. The damage assessment of the schools will also be done once the situation improves.

published on : 23rd August 2022

Odisha floods: Kendrapara relieved but Marsaghai still gasping as several areas remain cut off

The situation is equally bad for Jalapoka, Srutipur, Nanakar, Dumuka, Kusunapur, Manikunda, Kasoti, Naranapur and other villages with a population of around 30,000 as a breach occurred in Luna river.

published on : 23rd August 2022
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