Bhadrak, Aug 21: The Bhadrak district administration has issued flood alert after Baitarani river touched the danger mark at Akhuapada and heavy rain continues on the upper catchment of the river.
The river was flowing at 17.83 metres on Friday that is the red mark of the river.
The district administration has issued flash flood alert following the rise in water level of the river.
The District Collector, Superintendent of Police (SP) and water resource officials had took stock of the situation visiting low lying areas in the district yesterday.
The district administration is fully prepared to face the possible flood situation, said a senior official of the water resources department.