Published On: Jul 21, 2018
Heavy rains across Odisha has wreaked havoc in the state. Incessant rains in Rayagada and Koraput districts have affected the road and rail traffic. Rail tracks at many places passing through these districts are submerged due to heavy rain. Hirakhand Express, which plies between Bhubaneswar and Jagdalpur via Andhra Pradesh gets stuck near a station in Rayagada after rail tracks submerged in rainwater. Even landslide was reported in Rayagada and Koraput districts affecting train services. Several local trains are also affected due to heavy rain.