Bhubaneswar: The India Meteorological Department’s (IMD) regional centre on Tuesday issued yellow alert in 14 districts of Odisha.
The alert has been sounded for Bargarh, Jharsuguda, Sundargarh, Mayurbhanj, Bhadrak, Balasore, Kendrapara, Jajpur, Deogarh, Sambalpur, Nuapada, Nabarangpur, Bolangir, Keonjhar.
Meanwhile, the Special Relief Commissioner (SRC) has directed all district collectors to remain alert.
The SRC has apprehended that more low-lying areas may have water logging or flooding. All Collectors have been instructed to ensure evacuation in case water enters into villages and habitations.