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565 people have been rescued from seven flood-affected villages in Motu and Pushuguda panchayats

Malkangiri:17/7/22: As many as 565 people have been rescued from seven flood-affected villages in Motu and Pushuguda panchayats of Kalimela block in Malkangiri district, said Collector Vishal Singh at a press meet here on Sunday.CM Shri Naveen Patnaik commended the role of Odisha Fire Service personnel of Rayagada and Kolnara in successfully rescuing two people from Podapadi area of Kashipur block who were trapped in the swollen Nagabali River

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Following three days of deluge, the floodwater level has slightly receded today, the Collector said and added that the water level in the Saberi River adjoining Motu, is slowly declining.

.On the other hand, the IMD today issued Orange Warning with forecast of heavy to very heavy rainfall at one or two places over the districts of Kalahandi, Koraput, Nawarangpur, Nuapada, Malkangiri, and Bolangir. When asked, the Collector said that all officers have been deployed in the flood-hit area for rescue and relief works. If needed, more officers will be deployed, he added.

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