Odisha rains

Odisha: Inclement weather brings paddy harvest to a halt

Farmers said the sudden rough weather has brought the paddy harvest process to a halt.

published on : 10th December 2022

Three swept away as rains pound Odisha

Incidents reported from Ganjam, Boudh, Angul 

published on : 21st September 2022

With rains, returns diarrhoea in Odisha

While the administration claims the outbreak of diarrhoea has been contained in the area and sources of drinking water disinfected, the ground reality is different.

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

Two more kids killed, BJP blames Odisha government for wall collapse deaths

BJP’s district president Kandra Soren said the government failed to provide proper houses to poor families under different schemes leading to such incidents.

published on : 24th August 2022

Odisha: Heavy rain alert till August 25

Heavy rainfall (between 7 to 11 cm) may also occur in parts of 10 other districts including Cuttack, Puri, Ganjam, Gajapati and Khurda in this period.

published on : 24th 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

Odisha floods: Rain havoc in Mayurbhanj, Keonjhar, communication hit

Portion of road from Baripada and Jaleswar in Balasore district submerged, rail services affected

published on : 21st August 2022

Hirakud dam closes 12 gates

The authorities of Hirakud dam closed 12 sluice gates on Thursday after a decrease in inflow of water into the reservoir.

published on : 19th August 2022

Odisha rains: BMC convenes meeting for advance measures to prevent waterlogging 

The ODRAF teams have also been asked to remain alert for the situation as IMD has predicted more rains due to the formation of low pressure,” the Commissioner said.

published on : 8th August 2022

Heavy rains cause landslide in Odisha's Gajapati; watch on Hirakud dam

Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik appreciated efforts of the fire fighters of Rayagada and Kolnara for rescuing the two persons from the swollen river.

published on : 18th July 2022

Odisha: Water levels of irrigation dams shoot up, Koraput and Kalahandi farmers rejoice

According to official sources, the water level of Upper Kolab which was about 846.07 meter on July 17 last year, touched 846.96 meter by the same date this year.

published on : 18th July 2022

Rains hit normal life in urban areas of Odisha's Koraput district

District emergency department sources informed that about 20 mm average rainfall was recorded in the last 24 hours.

published on : 14th July 2022

Paddy cultivation drops by 40 per cent this year in Odisha, late monsoon to blame

Though the department claimed that the overall crop condition is normal, many parts of the State depending on rain water for cropping were experiencing moisture stress conditions.

published on : 13th July 2022

Odisha receives 25 per cent excess rainfall in seven days

In the last 24 hours ending at 8.30 am on Thursday, light to moderate rainfall/thundershower activity occurred at most places in interior districts and at many places in coastal districts.

published on : 8th July 2022

Showers bring down temperature levels in Odisha

Nabarangpur received 46.2 mm rainfall, Nayagarh 31 mm and Daringbadi 26 mm between 8.30 am and 5.30 pm on the day. 

published on : 16th June 2022

Weatherman predicts monsoon in next three days for Odisha

Many parts of the State experienced sweltering conditions with 18 places recording 40 degree Celsius or more on Monday.

published on : 14th June 2022

Delayed monsoon spells misery for farmers of Odisha's Nabarangpur district

The delay in arrival of monsoons has not augured well for farmers in Nabarngpur district, with most of them yet to sow seeds for kharif cultivation due to deficit rainfall so far this year.

published on : 13th June 2022

'Rainfall intensity to vary in Odisha this monsoon', says IMD's long range forecast

Regions of south and north coastal Odisha are likely to receive normal to above normal rainfall in the four months between June and September.

published on : 1st June 2022

Odisha may see early monsoon this year, say experts

Initial monsoon rains are experienced over south Andaman Sea and the monsoon winds then advance north-westwards across the Bay of Bengal.

published on : 14th May 2022
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