The Phailin wound barely healed, Ganjam district on Thursday was threatened by yet another natural calamity, that of flood.
Almost all rivers were in spate, triggered by four days of unprecedented rain, forcing the government to evacuate people to safer places.
"Over one lakh people were marooned as floodwaters from Rushikulya, Badanadi, Ghodahada and Bahuda rivers entered many villages. By evening, nearly 10,000 people had been evacuated. The communication network has been badly disrupted.