“As per preliminary report received from districts, three human casualities have been reported. While two have died in Kendrapara district due to wall collapse, one succumbed in Khordha district due to drowning. Detail investigation is going on by the district administration,” noted the statement.
As per the abstract report, as many as 19,53,647 people belonging to 2,789 villages under 53 blocks and 14 ULBs in 11 districts have been affected due to incessant rains. While 265 houses have been damaged, 3,819 people evacuated to safer places.