Five More Gates Of Hirakud Dam Closed

Sambalpur: A day after closing 10 gates of Hirakud dam, the authorities have closed five more gates today. Five are still open but they too will be closed at any moment.
As many areas in Puri and Kendrapara are water-logged, people have been shifted to relief camps and are being provided cooked food. 40 people in Puri, 48 in Khurda and 550 in Cuttack have been shifted to camps. In worst-affected Bolangir, 19,000 people are in 56 relief camps, informed Deputy SRC Prabhat Mohapatra.
Disaster Management Minister Sudam Marndi has directed the Collectors to rescue people from low lying areas and provide them with food