Bhubaneswar: Floods have affected six villages in Angul district, 10 villages in Jajpur district and five villages in Kendrapara district as the Brahmani river has swelled and is flowing above danger level at different places.
According to reports, the river is swelling now as excess water is being released from the Rengali water reservoir through as many as 10 gates. While 2,510 curbic metre water is entering the reservoir, about 7,131 cubic metre water is being discharged into the Brahamai now. The water level of the Rengali dam was 17.82 metre by this morning.
For this, six villages in Angul district have been marooned in the floodwater for the last three days. Vehicular movement have been disrupted on the Pabitra Nagar-Khamari road as a four-foot deep floodwater is running on the road at Siripur, according to reports.
Above 1,000 acres of agricultural land have been submerged in floodwater, reports added.
Similarly, 10 villages under Jenapur block of Jajpur district and five villages under Pattamundai block of Kendrapada district have remained cut-off due to floods in the Brahamani river.

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