Water Logging

Water Logging Hits Normal Life In Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: Incessant rains have led to water logging situation in Jharsuguda district. Road communication has been disrupted between Jharsuguda SP office and District Headquarters Hospital as water was flowing above 2 ft creating inconvenience for patients and locals. Water from the canal was overflowing on the main road. Alleging deterioration of the drainage system in […]

Joint Eviction Drive Ends at Nayapalli Haza

Bhubaneswar, July 31: The much-awaited joint eviction drive of BMC-BDA over the encroachment in Nayapalli Haza was completed today with demolition of over 5,000 square feet three concrete structures, illegally built over a reclaimed land, created out of dumping of construction and demolition (C&D) waste. Today’s demolition will pave the way for renovation of the […]

Climate Impact in Bhubaneswar: 45 Degree in Summer, Extreme Rainfall in July

Bhubaneswar: After intense overnight showers, Bhubaneswar woke up on Saturday morning with half the city under water. The situation at the capital of the eastern state of Odisha in many ways typifies poor urban management in India that is crumbling under adverse climatic conditions. Residents in many parts of the city were stranded in their […]

BMC to Acquire Land for Drain near Bhagabat Sandhan

Bhubaneswar, July 18: The Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) will acquire private land in order to ensure smooth passage of a drain in Bhagabat Sandhan area. Senior officials of city administration led by Municipal Commissioner Dr Krishan Kumar took stock of the situation in Ward No. 19 and directed the Drainage Division of BMC to prepare […]

Despite 155 mm Rainfall in 30 Hours, BMC Fights Water Logging

Bhubaneswar, July 16: To manage the water logging situation across the city efficiently, the Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) today deployed 40 officers along with 120 staff of the urban local body. While 300 sweepers were engaged for the job, nine pumps, i.e. four from BMC and five from the Fire Services Department were engaged to […]