Bhubaneswar: The chief minister Mr Naveen Patnaik today instructed for an early repairing of roads in the flood-affected areas and to keep a vigil on the situation, as another depression is apprenhed to form over the Bay of Bengal.
Mr Patnaik was reviewing the flood situation in the state in a high level meeting here today.
It has been found in the meeting that after the heavy downpour in the last few days due to the depression formed over the Bay of Bengal, many parts of the Balasore, Bhadrak and Mayurbhanj districts have been inundated by floods in the Subarnarekha, Baitarani and the Budhabalanga rivers.
The districts collectors have been instructed to provide relief materials for three days.
The special relief commissioner informed that as the water is receding, normalcy will be back within a day or two.
It was also informed that the flood condition in the Mahanadi river has already been brought under control.