Odisha rain

11 districts in Odisha receive deficit rainfall in 2 months

India Meteorological Department (IMD) said Odisha has received 456.3 mm rainfall between June 1 and July 31 which is 19 pc deficit than its average rainfall during the same period.

published on : 1st August 2021

Mercurial monsoon leaves Odisha farmers high and dry, kharif crops hit  

Kharif operations have been considerably delayed in many districts owing to scanty rainfall. The State has recorded a deficient rainfall of 29 pc till July 24.

published on : 28th July 2021

Low pressure area over north Bay of Bengal to cause heavy rainfall in Odisha from July 28

"Under the influence of the system, fairly widespread to widespread rainfall activity is likely to occur in Odisha between July 28 and 30," said Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre Director HR Biswas

published on : 27th July 2021

10 gates of Hirakud opened

The reservoir level is also within safe limit. Considering the current situation, there might not be any need for opening more gates. 

published on : 27th July 2021

Very heavy rainfall lashes Odisha in last 24 hours, another low pressure area may form next week

"There is also a possibility of formation of another low pressure area over the Bay of Bengal within next week," said Bhubaneswar Meteorological Centre Director HR Biswas

published on : 23rd July 2021

Low pressure to bring rains in Odisha

In the Twin City of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar, cloudy sky conditions will prevail with one or two spells of intense rainfall on Friday.

published on : 23rd July 2021

Odisha to receive rain for next 3 days

Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places in five southern districts - Koraput, Malkangiri, Rayagada, Kalahandi and Nabarangpur - on Monday.

published on : 12th July 2021

Odisha to witness rainfall over next four days  

The IMD on Friday issued a warning for thunderstorm and lightning at few places in the State over next four days.

published on : 3rd July 2021

Heavy rain triggers urban deluge in Bhubaneswar, exposes city's shoddy monsoon preparedness 

Residents were left to fend for themselves as drain-water gushed in through their houses in Nayapalli, Behera Sahi and other residential areas.

published on : 23rd June 2021

Odisha to experience heavy rain next week 

Heavy rainfall is likely to occur at one or two places in Koraput, Sambalpur, Keonjhar and eight other districts on Wednesday.

published on : 20th June 2021

Southwest monsoon covers entire Odisha; to move towards Jharkhand and Chhattisgarh in next three days

Garadpur in Kendrapara district, Hindol and Angul received 11 cm rainfall each and Keonjhar 8 cm in the last 24 hours (till 8.30 am on Sunday). 

published on : 14th June 2021

Monsoon: Odisha gets heavy rainfall; no flood threat to state as of now

Engineering-in-Chief of Water Resources department Jyotirmaya Rath said that there will be rainfall in the upper catchments of Mahanadi river as predicted by the IMD.

published on : 14th June 2021

Monsoon advances in Odisha, to cover entire state on Sunday

A low pressure area is lying over north-west Bay of Bengal and under its influence one or two places in Balasore, Bhadrak, Rayagada and Nuapada witnessed heavy rainfall in the last 24 hours.

published on : 13th June 2021

Rain alert presses panic button in coastal villages in Odisha

In one of the worst-hit Kankadapal village in Baliapal, over 127 out of 327 families have lost homestead and farmlands to the river which has been eating up land mass since 12 years. 

published on : 13th June 2021

Rain threat during procurement worry farmers in Odisha

Even as the administration is trying to finish the procurement on time, flouting of COVID norms is delaying the process.

published on : 12th June 2021
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