Normal life hit as heavy rains batter Sonepur’s Binika


Sonepur: Heavy downpour triggered by a deep depression over the Bay of Bengal paralysed normal life in Binika area of Sonepur on Wednesday.

People in the area are facing a harrowing time following flood-like situation due to incessant rainfall. While commuters are finding it difficult to move from one place to another, at least five houses are washed away as flood water gushed into Mahulapali village.

Torrential rainfall submerged vast areas in Malkangiri, Rayagada, Koraput, Kandhamal, Kalahandi, Gajapati and Ganjam districts.

Malkangiri and Rayagada districts are facing a flood-like situation. While the incessant rain has snapped road link between Malkangiri town and Jeypore, many roads connecting to Balimela, Kalimela, Motu, and Padia, were disrupted.

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