Odisha officials asked to remain alert for flood-like situation


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Odisha officers requested to stay alert for flood-like scenario

The Odisha authorities on Wednesday requested the district collectors to stay ready for any water-logging and flood-like scenario in view of the heavy to very heavy rainfall predictions. Particular Aid Commissioner (SRC) Pradeep Kumar Jena requested the districts underneath crimson, orange and yellow warnings to stay ready to fulfill any water-logging, localised flood-like scenario within the city space and landslides as a consequence of flash floods within the hilly areas.

Whereas a low-pressure space shaped over the north Bay of Bengal and neighbourhood on Wednesday morning, a recent low-pressure space is more likely to develop round August 23, stated the SRC.

In view of this, Jena stated the Odisha Catastrophe Speedy Motion Pressure (ODRAF) and state fireplace companies personnel could also be saved on alert.

The state has been witnessing heavy rainfall because of the low-pressure space over the Bay of Bengal.

The Indian Meteorological Division (IMD) issued a crimson warning saying that heavy to very heavy rainfall at a number of locations and remoted extraordinarily heavy rainfall is more likely to happen over Balasore, Mayurbhanj, Bhadrak, Jajpur, Dhenkanal, Boudh, Jagatsingpur, Cuttack and Angul.

Orange warning has been issued for Keonjhar, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Puri, Khurda, and Koraput.

Fishermen have been suggested to not enterprise into sea alongside and off the Odisha coast through the subsequent 48 hours.

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