Mr Patnaik said the government had sought the help of Army and pressed the IAF helicopter in the relief and rescue operation as large number of people need to be evacuated from their houses submerged by the flood waters.
SRC Bishnupad Sethi informed that keeping in view the Met department forecast of heavy rainfall in southern Odisha, the government had already alerted administrative officials of all the flood-prone districts.
The State Emergency Operation Centre in Special Relief Commissioner Office is tracking the situation closely.
Flash floods in Nagabali and Kalyani rivers left thousands of people marooned in Kalyansinghpur block of Rayagada district and caused extensive damage to bridges and roads and affected railway connectivity.
The Rayagada district administration started serving cooked food to those sheltered in schools. "Defence choppers are carrying out sorties in full swing for locating distress zones, rescuing affected people and air dropping supplies in affected areas", Patnaik said on Facebook. Kalahandi District Collector Anjan Kumar Manik said one person from Thuamul Rampur block has died.
A report from Koraput said incessant rains for the past three days have also triggered a flood like situation in many plain areas in Koraput district as major rivers are in spate.
All schools of Kalyansinghpur Block will remain closed.
Visual of railway bridge washed away in fierce flow of Nagavali River. On the other hand, ODRAF and Odisha Fire Service, CRPF are in the spot and doing rescue and relief.
While water levels in the Nagavali and the Kalyani rivers showed receding trend, the water level in Bansadhara river of Gajapati district continued to swell as it crossed the danger mark near Kasinagar in Paralakhemundi on Monday. Free kitchens have been opened for affected people in those areas as well as in Cuttack city.
The body of a woman in her late 20's, early 30's who was found dead in the shower of a unit on Market Street in the CBD. Police refused to confirm the woman's identity on Monday, despite ruling out foul play .
There are a total of 32 polling stations, including one at Parliament House and one each at all the state legislative assemblies. The pens have been introduced following a controversy during voting in the Rajya Sabha polls in Haryana in September 2016.
They were prompted by criticism of the speed with which police responded to the 2014 siege in a cafe in Sydney . The new powers will also allow troops to help police stop suspected attackers from fleeing the scene.
With Yellen's testimony over, investors have only her words and fresh economic data today to dictate the direction of gold prices. Spot gold gained 0.96 per cent at US$1,228.61 per ounce by 3:01pm EDT (1901 GMT) after hitting US$1,232.76.
Khyber-4 falls under the umbrella of this operation, as does a large-scale project to fence the border with Afghanistan and Iran. "There is no direct army involvement in the JIT", he asserted and said that it was working as mandated by the Supreme Court.
Xiaomi has been in the news since they revealed to be working on a new sub-brand named "Lanmi" via micro-blogging site Weibo . Meanwhile, the Chinese smartphone maker is also planning to launch the successors of Redmi 4 , Redmi Note 4 and Redmi 4A.
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The Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has had a very special meeting with the baby of a refugee couple named in his honour. His "playlist", which features, you guessed it, songs in both official languages, featuring a plethora of artists among us.
A French supplier, Comigel, which supplies products to customers in 16 countries, was at the time implicated in the scandal. Spain's Guardia Civil (police) began Operation Gazel a year ago after detecting unusual behaviour in horsemeat markets.
Friday ends the week with mostly sunny skies, it remains hot in the low 90s, and there is a chance for evening storms. While a stray shower or thunderstorm can't be ruled out today or tomorrow, most locations will stay hot and dry.
Trump's six-month approval rating hits historic low
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