Bhubaneswar (Odisha), Aug. 19 (ANI
): The Odisha Government
has sounded a high alert in Mayurbhanj and Balsore
districts of the state as water level of Subarnarekha river has been rising at an alarming rate.
Deputy relief commissioner Prabhat Mohapatra told the media that Jharkhand has released about three lakh cusec of water into Subarnarekha river
He said the release of excess water from Galudih barrage in Jharkhand is likely to create flood in the Subarnarekha basin area, especially in Rasagobindpur block of Mayurbhanj
district and Jaleswar, Basta, Baliapal and Bhogarai areas in Balasore district.
He said the collectors of both the districts
have been asked to meet the situation in case of emergencies. (ANI