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Odisha flood affects 2 lakh people, 4 killed, 1 missing: SRC

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 22:18

At least four persons were killed and another missing in the floods due to incessant rains leading to breaches in the embankment of river Baitarani while water level has started receding in all rivers, officials said on Wednesday.

Over 100 villages in Odisha flooded due to incessant rainfall

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 15:01

Over 100 villages in districts like Bhadrak, Jajpur, Keonjhar and Kalahandi have been flooded due to incessant rainfall, leading to a breach of embankment along the River Baitarani near Patpur in Odisha.

Odisha reviews preparedness to tackle flood

Last Updated: Monday, July 21, 2014, 15:43

With water level rising in several Odisha rivers following incessant rains and a forecast of more rains due to a depression, the state government on Monday reviewed preparedness to deal with possible flood.

Odisha to strengthen flood forecasting, set up more shelters

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 17:21

With the cyclone Phailin resultant rains and subsequent heavy downpour owing to low pressure causing two spells of flood in the state, Odisha government decided to strengthen the flood forecasting and monitoring system.

BJP levels flood relief discrimination charge against Odisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, November 13, 2013, 13:59

Accusing Odisha Government of indulging in discrimination in distrubition of relief in cyclone and flood hit people in Ganjam district, BJP leaders have threatened to initiate legal action.

Central team visits Odisha to assess damages

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 18:59

An Inter-Ministerial Central Team (IMCT) led by Ministry of Home Affairs Joint Secretary Rashmi Goel arrived here for an on the spot assessment of damages occurred due to Cyclone Phailin and subsequent floods.

Central team in Odisha to assess flood situation

Last Updated: Sunday, October 27, 2013, 10:18

A central team will visit Odisha Monday to assess the damage caused by cyclone Phailin and subsequent floods.

Phalin aftermath: Odisha battles flood fury; rehabilitation a big challenge

Last Updated: Wednesday, October 16, 2013, 08:57

After coming out relatively unscathed from Cyclone Phailin’s fury, Odisha is now facing the brunt of floods, with majority of its river flowing above the danger mark.

Odisha flood situation grim, toll rises to 28

Last Updated: Tuesday, October 15, 2013, 22:31

The flood situation in Odisha, triggered by cyclone Failin and resultant heavy rains, remained grim today as the major rivers were in spate, leaving about one lakh people marooned as the death toll in the calamities mounted to 28.

Flash floods kill two in Odisha

Last Updated: Thursday, August 22, 2013, 11:54

Flash floods triggered by heavy rain over the past four days have killed two people in Odisha, and left about 1,000 people displaced, an official said.

Threat of flood in Odisha recedes

Last Updated: Sunday, July 28, 2013, 19:36

Threat of flood in major rivers of Odisha faded on Sunday following respite from incessant rains though rivers like Baitarani were flowing above danger level at some places.

Flood situation improves in Odisha

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 26, 2013, 21:05

The situation in Odisha`s flood-hit Kalahandi and Nabrangpur district improved Wednesday with flood waters receding in most areas, a minister said.