10 Districts Recorded Over 200mm Rainfall: Odisha SRC


Bhubaneswar: At least 10 districts in Odisha received above 200 mm rainfall in the past 24 hours, informed Odisha Special Relief Commission (SRC) Pradeep Jena.

The average rainfall in the State in the past two days has been estimated at 156 mm while the average rainfall till date in September has been recorded at 154 mm, said the Odisha SRC.

The highest-ever rainfall was recorded in Angul and Sonepur districts of the State in the last 24 hours. While Talcher in Angul recorded maximum rainfall of 394 mm, Biramaharajpur in Sonepur saw 372 mm rainfall respectively during the period.

Similarly, six blocks in the state witnessed 400-500mm rainfall during the period.

The senior official further stated that four casualties were reported in rain-related mishaps.

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