August 7, 2014

India FloodsOdisha Channel Bureau Bhubaneswar, Aug 7: Odisha Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik undertook aerial survey of the major flood affected areas of the State on Thursday.Patnaik made an aerial survey of the flood ravaged areas in the districts of Cuttack, Puri, Jajpur, Kendrapara and Bhadrak, according to an official release.After returning from the aerial survey of the flood affected areas, Patnaik announced that the people in the worst affected areas will be provided relief for seven days.Stating that flood situation was improving, Patnaik expressed hope that the situation will become normal soon.breach-odishaMeanwhile, potato crisis hit the people in the flood-affected regions of Odisha as potato stock from neighbouring West Bengal could not reach the State on time.While people were able to purchase at the rate of Rs.40 per kilo on Wednesday, no potato was available in the market in Bhubaneswar and many other places on Thursday.The administration was making all out efforts to procure potato to meet the requirement.On the other hands, prices of vegetables had also increased as heavy rains and consequent floods had damaged all types of vegetables in most parts of the State.

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