Bhubaneswar: Due to heavy rain in catchment areas as well as in the Bhadrak and Jajpur district, flood like situation has been occurred in river Baitarani. Two Blocks of Bhadrak district namely Bhandaripokhari & Dhamnagar has been affected.25 villages of Bhandaripokhari Block has been affected.
About 20411 persons of Bhandraripokhari block have been affected. 200 hectres of crop land of Bhandaripokhari block and 654 hectrs of crop land of Dhamnagar block have been submerged. Two power boats and one health team have been deployed in Solampur village under Bhandaripokhari Block. ODRAF team has been stationed at Dhamnagar.In Jajpur district, flood like situation has been occurred in Jajpur, Dasarathpur and Korei Block. Two ODRAF teams have been deployed at Jajpur and Dasarathpur block. Due to rise in water level in river Subarnarekha at Rajghat, flood like situation has been occurred in 5 GPs of Baliapal Block of Balasore district. The District Administrations of Bhadrak, Jajpur and Balasore are closely monitoring the situation.At 6.00 P.M the river Baitarani is flowing at 37.00 meter against danger level of 38.36 meter at Anandpur with a falling trend. Similarly, the river is flowing at 18.56 meter against danger level of 17.83 meter at Akhuapada with a falling trend. At 6.00 P.M the river Subarnarekha is flowing at 11.12 meter against danger level of 10.36 meter at Rajghat with a rising trend. The situation is expected to become normal tomorrow.