Flood Situation In Khurda: 20 Villages Marooned

Khurda: Currently, there has been a rise in the water level of Rajua river triggering a flood-like situation in Khurda and Puri district. The water level in Mahanadi river is gradually receding following incessant rains in the upper catchment areas in Odisha.
Flood water in Rajua river has submerged 20 villages under five panchayats of the region. The affected panchayats are Orabarasingh, Manpur, Raipur, Dhiakhala and Ormi.
Sudden rise in the water-level of the river has damaged crops in the area. Water was overflowing on the approach road disrupting road communication and normal life of the villagers.
Flood-like situation has also emerged in many villages under Kanas Block in Puri District.