Cyclone "Daye" crossed the Odisha coast and triggered heavy rainfall
The cyclone "Daye" crossed the Odisha coast and triggered heavy rainfall in the state. Malkangiri district, which was the worst-hit area, was virtually cut off from the rest of Odisha. The cyclone is likely to cause heavy to very heavy rainfall over Chhattisgarh and parts of Madhya Pradesh and over Vidarbha. The north Konkan region along with parts of Maharashtra, Rajasthan and Gujarat are also expected to experience heavy to very heavy rainfall today, according to a weather department release.
Here are the updates on the cyclone Daye:
The cumulative average rainfall of Odisha from June 1 till today comes to a surplus of 17.9 per cent over the long-term average rainfall.
Average rainfall of Odisha recorded on today for the last 24 hours is 11.1 mm. Only three districts have received average rainfall between 25 mm and 50 mm.
The water level of Baitarani river at Akhuapada in Odisha today was recorded at 18.08m, slightly above the danger level of 17.83m.
The Special Relief Organisation of Odisha has said that the sky has been clear since yesterday.
A statement by the Special Relief Commissioner has said that Malkangiri district received 16.00mm of rainfall since Friday. District Korukonda received the highest rainfall since yesterday.
A car seen submerged in the Malkangiri district of Odisha today morning as Cyclone Daye takes its toll.
Around 150 people were rescued from some places in Malkangiri district yesterday
Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik sanctioned gratuitous relief for seven days at Rs. 60 per day per person and Rs. 45 each for children below 12 years in the district, an official in the Chief Minister's Office (CMO) said on Friday
Malkangiri, which recorded an average rainfall of 166.25 mm since Thursday, witnessed severe waterlogging and disruption in road connectivity in many areas.