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Schools to stay closed for 2 days in 12 districts of rain-battered Odisha

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Schools to remain closed for two days in 12 districts of rain-battered Odisha

By Express News Service

BHUBANESWAR: As the water degree of main rivers began rising because of incessant rainfall within the state since Saturday night time, the Odisha authorities on Monday introduced the shutting of colleges in 12 districts the place a warning for heavy rainfall has been issued. The colleges will stay closed until Tuesday.

Announcing the choice, minister of state for varsity and mass schooling Samir Ranjan Dash instructed media individuals that colleges might be closed in Puri, Khurda, Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal, Nayagarh, Sambalpur, Deogarh, Angul, Sonepur and Bargarh.

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Because of the rise within the water degree of Bramhani and its tributaries, collectors of Angul, Deogarh, Sundargarh, Kendrapara, Dhenkanal and Jajpur districts have been requested to maintain a detailed watch on the scenario.

The state authorities has additionally cancelled the go away of staff of the Water Resources division. Engineer-in-chief of the Water Resources division Dhirendra Samal stated that the water degree of the reservoirs together with that of Hirakud and Rengali has remained effectively under the capability.

Meanwhile, although the water degree of main rivers is rising, authorities sources maintained that there is no such thing as a flood menace as but. The workplace of the particular aid commissioner has not acquired any main harm report from any of the districts but. However, the best respite for the federal government is the truth that the water degree of Mahanadi has remained regular until 12 midday on Monday at 25.41 meter at Naraj.

The reason behind concern, nonetheless, is the rising water degree of Devi, Kushabhadra, Bramhani at Jenapur, Baitarani and Subarnarekha. Additional SRC Kamal Lochan Mishra on Monday reviewed the scenario nearly with district collectors of rain-affected areas. Sources stated that collectors have been requested to evaluate the harm and submit reviews after the rain stops.