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Odisha braces for flood as Hirakud dam readies to discharge floodwater

Officials in Bargarh have asked all educational institutions in the district to remain closed on Wednesday in view of heavy rainfall and flood threat. The flood warning came as Indian Meteorological Department on Tuesday sounded a red alert for the districts of Sundargarh, Bolangir, Kalahandi, Boudh, Sonepur, Nuapada and Jharsuguda predicting extremely heavy rains. At

Heavy showers throw life out of gear in Odisha

Life continued to be affected in several parts of western and southern Odisha on Friday following incessant rainfall. The situation will only get worse with the weatherman predicting heavy rainfall in the next 48 hours across the state due to a low pressure over the Bay of Bengal. Many pockets in Jharsuguda and Sambalpur districts