Nation First News: Heavy rain caused severe water logging in front of the Iskcon temple at Nayapalli in Bhubaneswar Smart City.
Heavy rains paralysed daily movements as roads were flooded, cars were seen floating in deep water in the Capital City for hours today.
The devotees who thronged ISKCON temple to celebrate Janmashtami has faced difficultied as they had to negotiate with the waist-deep water to reach the temple.
Several other places including Cuttack-Puri road near Laxmi Sagar, Bomikhal, low-lying areas of Palasuni, the road in front of Esplanade mall at Rasulgarh, Rupali square, GGP Colony, Jaydev Vihar, Acharya Vihar and Vani Vihar also faced heavy water-logging.
Locals said though Bhubaneswar Municipal Corporation (BMC) carried out an eviction drive last year, the drainage channels to carry stormwater were not cleared.