Road in the capital city filled with water due to the rain on Friday
Road in the capital city filled with water due to the rain on Friday
Bhubaneswar: Heavy showers triggered by a low pressure area over Bay of Bengal lashed several parts of western and southern Odisha on Friday, throwing the normal life out of gear.

The day witnessed a spurt in rainfall throughout the State. While some places got heavy rain, others witnessed sporadic showers.

Many pockets in Jharsuguda and Sambalpur districts were submerged, while at least eight panchayats in Kandhamal were cut-off after roads were washed way in the rainwater. Among the southern districts, Kandhmal was the worst-hit.

Streets Inundated in Cuttack after the Rains in the City on Friday
Streets Inundated in Cuttack after the Rains in the City on Friday
Apart from this many low-lying areas in the twin city of Bhubaneswar – Cuttack, were also inundated due to incessant showers.

The Met Department has predicted heavy showers for the State in next 48 hours along with a warning to fishermen, who have been asked not to venture into the sea for the next 24-hours.

Source: 360 NS