Bhubaneswar: The incessant rain under the influence of the deep depression over the Bay of Bengal has lead to swelling of major rivers across Odisha.
According to sources, seven rivers in the State are in spate due to the heavy incessant rains that lashed many parts of the State for over two days. While the water level of Mahanadi is increasing at Naraj, the Devi River is swelling near Alipingala. Similarly in Sundargarh the Ib River is in spate, while the water level of Brahmani River is rising at Jenapur and Panposh.
Brahmani River is flowing above the danger level at Akhuapada. Similarly, the Subarnarekha River is swelling near Rajghat and Jamsolaghat, while the Budhabalanga River is in spate near National Highway-5. Jalaka River is flowing above the danger level at Mathani, while the Bansadhara River is swelling near Gunupur.