Heavy Rainfall Warning: Odisha SRC Alerts All Collectors

Bhubaneswar: In view of the likely heavy to very heavy rainfall under the influence of the Deep Depression over north interior Odisha & adjoining north Chhattisgarh, the office of Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has directed all district collectors to remain alert.

Considering heavy to very heavy rainfall, the SRC has apprehended that more low-lying areas may have water logging or flooding. All Collectors have been instructed to ensure evacuation in case water enters into villages and habitations.

Prompt arrangements are to be made to evacuate people from such areas and provide them with cooked or dry food and other basic things as per the relief code.

Further, the Collectors have been instructed to immediately restore any damage to communication or roads for effecting communication at the earliest.