The normal life of people came to a standstill as floodwater from the Baitarani river inundated residential areas in parts of the Bhadrak district in Odisha. According to the district administration, 80,000 to 90,000 people have been affected due to the flood situation.
“As of now, three blocks in Bhadrak district are affected due to floodwater. The administration took steps and boats along with other necessary help have been deployed. 80,000 to 90,000 people are affected,” Siddeshwar Baliram Bondar, District Magistrate Bhadrak told ANI.
Meanwhile, Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik on Tuesday reviewed the flood situation in the state and directed the officials to ensure zero casualties due to the flood and that there should be no disruption to normal life.