Bonai: Bonai block of Sundargarh and the nearby places are affected due to flood and left water logged which in turn has affected the road connectivity between Rajamunda to Koida due overflowing of Brahmani River. The commutation between Gurundia and Sadar Mahakumaru has also been disconnected as a result of heavy flood.
This flood situation occurred after Mandira Dam opened 11 of its gates. The Chandi goddess located at the river bed of Lalei village has to be relocated due to the flood water flowing 1 metre above the danger level. A lot of agriculture fields are flooded due to the canals connecting to Brahmani River has not been able to release water to the river which in turn has marooned the road between Bonai and Gurundia affecting the commutation.
All the BDOs are warned and have been advised to keep in touch with the Additional District Magistrate in order to tackle the situation.