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Heavy Rain Brings Odisha To Halt; Normal Life Hit In Twin City

Bhubaneswar: Incessant rainfall over the last 24 hours due to the low-pressure over the Bay of Bengal has thrown normal life out of gear in several parts of Odisha including the twin city of Cuttack and Bhubaneswar.Several areas in Cuttack have been waterlogged following heavy downpour since last night while water has rushed into many houses in low-lying areas at Pithapur, Sutahat, Roxy Lane, Badambadi, Tulasipur, Deula Sahi, Kanika Chhak, Shelter Chhak, Rajabagicha and Dolamundai.The traffic movement in the city came to a grinding halt today, as water from drains flowing on the roads inundated several localities.Meanwhile, local residents in Cuttack have blamed the lack of preparedness on part of Cuttack Municipal Corporation (CMC) and district administration to deal with such emergency. 

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