Orissa State - Districts: Cuttack, Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara, Jajpur,
Puri, Balangir, Sonepur, Kalahandi, Rayagada, Gajapati, Baragarh,
Koraput, Nayagarh, Ganjam, Angul. Luna-Chitrotpala, Luna-Karandia
and Luna-Paika deltaic regions. Banki.
Mahanadi and tributaries. Indravati, Brahmani, Taladanda, Bansadhara.
Naraj river delta.
Heavy rainfall causes Mahanadi and tributarties to flood; at leat
901 villages submerged. 3 million homeless in Orissa. Thousands
marooned on Mahanadi and Taladanda canal embankments. September
10 - at least 1,397 villages submerged.
October 8 - torrential rains from a low pressure weather system
on the Bay of Bengal cause more flooding in Orissa - 500 villages
MODIS observation of flooding in Cuttak area of Orissa on September
7, 9, 14 and October 11, 12.