BHUBANESWAR: Heavy rain under the impact of deep depression over Odisha created havoc in different parts of the state.
"It is almost difficult to venture out in the heavy rain.
Rain started from Thursday evening caused severe waterlogging in twin city, Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.Low lying areas like Acharya Vihar, Laxmi Sagar, Gauri Garden, Jagamara, Baramunda, some part of Jaydev Vihar and Nayapalli.
Due to incessant rain, commuters took shelter under flyovers at CRP Square, Fire Station square, Jaydev Vihar, Acharya Vihar and Vani Vihar blocking the road traffic.Forecast of IMD, about heavy rain in the twin city, has created fear among the residents staying low lying areas of the city.
Similarly, Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) has also used water pump sets to drain out water from water logged areas.Following of which, the rain water on National Highway 16 has also blocked traffic in front of Iskcon temple at Nayapalli.
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