Bolangir records highest with 145.1 mm rainfall: Situation report

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Bhubaneswar: Odisha recorded more than 100 mm of average rainfall during the last 24 hours with Bolangir district recording the highest with 145.1 mm rainfall.

The situation report released today said two blocks of Bolangir district—-Puintala and Deogaon recorded rainfall of more than 500 mm. While Puintala received 333 mm, Deogaon recorded 238 mm rainfall respectively.

Similarly, one block has recorded rainfall of more than 200 mm, 17 more blocks in Bolangir have recorded rainfall between 100 mm and 200 mm.

The situations of different districts are as follows:
SONEPUR:
• There was severe water-logging situation in Tarva. Water has receded from submerged areas mostly.
• NH 57 connecting Sonepur to Tarbha was submerged yesterday, so NDRF team couldn’t reach Tarbha yesterday. They have reached the region this morning.
BOUDH:
• Rain has stopped in all the three blocks.
• The Manamunda – Kantamal road was submerged last night for which the NDRF team could not reach Kantamal. Now the road is clear and they are moving.
BOLANGIR:
• Rain has been stopped in Balangir since last night. Water level has receded.
• About 18,000 people evacuated and sheltered at 60 relief camps in the 5 affected Blocks and 2 ULBs.
• Relief operation is going on under the supervision of senior officers.
KANDHAMAL:
• The rainfall has stopped since yesterday afternoon in the district except drizzling at a few places.
• Restoration work is in progress at NH 59 near Baliguda and Tumudibandh.
KALAHANDI:
• Intermittent rains in M. Rampur was observed. Rain has stopped in other blocks.
• Restoration work has started.

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