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9/25/2008

Endless Misery in Flood Ravaged Orissa

Orissa, India
Image: An aerial view of the flood-hit Manikpur village in Boudh district of Orissa on Friday.
Photograph: PTI Photo


D
espite falling water levels in Orissa rivers including the virulent Mahanadi, relief operations in flood ravaged areas were hit on Monday due to the shortage of manpower and boats, worsening the plight of over six lakh marooned people.
Miseries of the flood-hit were compounded by intermittent rains triggered by low pressure at several coastal areas while deluge due to 61 breaches in Mahanadi delta region continued.

More on Bihar's Misery posted at Skywatch-Media News
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