Incessant Rain Paralyses Life in Bhubaneswar

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Bhubaneswar: Incessant rain, triggered by an active low-pressure zone and southwest monsoon, has thrown normal life out of gear.

People were seen wading through waterlogged streets in several areas, including Acharya Vihar, Jayadev Vihar, Nayapalli, GGP Colony, Old Town, Bomikhal, Laxmi Sagar and Jharpada.

Meanwhile, the Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) in Bhubaneswar today issued thunderstorm accompanied with heavy rainfall and lightning alert for 15 districts across the state including Khurda, Puri, Nayagarh, Cuttack, Dhenkanal, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Jagatsinghpur, Bhadrak, Ganjam, Kandhamal, Nabarangpur, Koraput, Kalahandi and Malkangiri.