Daily Round-Up: Hirakud Dams opens 12 gates to release floodwaters!


After the continuous shower in the upper geographical areas, Water levels have increased in Hirakud Dam. Seeing which the authorities have opened 12 gates of the reservoir to release the floodwater. As per the sources, the Water level at the dam stands at 615.41 feet with a maximum holding capacity of 630 feet.

Two Killed Two injured as a pick-up truck overturns in Mayurbhanj

Baripada: Two peoples were killed, and two others are injured in an accident in Mayurbhanj today. Reportedly a truck overturned near Jhirinkia in Mayurbhanj. The truck was on its way to load sand from the riverbank when it overturned at Jhirinkia. The deceased has been identified as Bhunda Murmu and Mangal Murmu of Tentuli Bati village. 

Marmoset gives birth to its baby in Nadankanan

Good news amidst this pandemic as Marmoset gives birth to its baby in Nadankanan. In this rising flood situation, it is indeed happiness for the people of Odisha. The Marmoset gave birth to two babies. As per the reports, both the babies are safe and healthy. The Zoo officials are taking utmost care of the newborns.

Prisoner guilty in Itishree murder case breathes for the last time in Koraput Jail

The prisoner who was serving his lifetime imprisonment for Itishree Murder case dies in Koraput Jail today. The guilty was serving his lifetime imprisonment from the year 2014. Reportedly the deceased complained about uneasiness at midnight and passed away in the early morning. The Reason of death is still to be investigated. 

Jalaka River flows above danger level after a continuous rain shower

Balasore: Heavy and continuous Rainfall in Balasore and Mayurbhanj districts has led to a rise in the water level of Jalaka river. As per the reports, the Water is flowing at a danger level. The water in the river has touched 6.5 marks today. The heavy Rainfall has swollen all the rivers and is resulting from flooding. 

Covid-19 death toll rises to 353!

The Death toll in Odisha rises to 353, as ten more death cases are reported today. The H&FW department tweets that the death toll ion Odisha has reached 353. Four patients are reported from Khordha, while one each from Sundergarh, Puri, Rayagada, ganjam, Cuttack, and Bargarh. As per the experts, the death toll will rise more in the future.

Collectors of the flood-affected areas ordered to submit the damage reports

Continuous Rainfall in the upper geographical area has led to floods in many areas. Reacting to which the government has asked all the reporters to provide the damage reports of the affected area, these reports will include information about the damage to life, property, and livestock. All the necessary steps would be taken based on these reports provided by collectors.