Bhubaneswar: With 3014 Covid-19 positive cases in the last 24 hours, Odisha touches the One lakh mark in 167 days. As per the reports, Odisha is the eleventh State in India to reach one lakh infection. The State has recorded its first case on 15th March. It ranked second in delaying the spread of the virus. But from August, the State has witnessed a rapid jump in the number of cases.
Flood Water in Mahanadi Enters Coastal Districts of Odisha
Bhubaneswar: Mahanadi rises over the danger mark! Reportedly Flood water in Mahanadi River has entered several villages situated in the river bank. As per the reports of SRC, the rise in water level in Mahanadi at Munduli has triggered two of its tributaries. This, as a result, has flooded many villages in Odisha.
Odisha Government’s Early Preparedness Claim Fails
The Water Department of Odisha has been claiming about the preparedness for fighting the flood. But breaches in several river embankments clearly exposed the face of water department. On Saturday, the department has admitted that at least 26 breaches in the embankments have been made. And the maximum breaches have been reported from Jajpur districts.
Women Swept away in Jagatsinghpur
Jagatsinghpur: A sixty-four-year-old woman has been swept away by the floodwater in Mahanadi River. As per the reports, a woman staying at Tarapur Village in Raghunathpur bock was swept away by the swelling river. The Woman Harapriya Nayak was taking a bath, when the strong currents of Mahanadi River swept her away. Hearing the loud screams, the localities rushed to save her but failed to rescue. The rescue operations by ODRAF have been engaged.
Over Four Lakh Affected for Incessant Rain in Jajpur!
Jajpur: More than four lakh people from 50 villages have been affected by the continuous rain. As per the report, incessant rain in Odisha has caused the swelling of Baitarani, Brahmani, Kharasotra, Kani, and Kelua River. This, as a result, has caused the flood in five hundred thirty villages. People in many parts of the flood-affected area have not yet received dry packeted foods.
Twelve Covid-19 Deaths are Reported Today!
Bhubaneswar: As per the reports of the health and welfare department, 12 death cases have been reported today. This takes the death toll to 482 as of 30th August. Death cases in Odisha are rising day by day. The State has seen a major rise in the demise cases as well.
No Safe Drinking Water in Kendrapara Village, as Flood has Drowned many Water Sources
Kendrapara: A massive number of people are facing the dilemma of safe drinking water. As per the reports, people of Rajkanika, Pattamudai, and Aul are not getting safe drinking water. Flood has created havoc in the districts. All the sources of clean drinking water have been drowned by the flood. Thus people are not getting safe water to drink.