City Health Officer Satyabrat Mohapatra said the civic body has already started lifting garbage and slush accumulated by the waterlogging and disinfecting the affected localities.
While over 500 houses have been damaged in the rains, a total 14,392 hectare of crops have been affected.
"Waterlogging in Bhubaneswar was non-existent before the BJD came to power," BJP leaders Dilip Mohanty and Babu Singh said.
Jagatsinghpur, Kendrapara are among the worst affected districts along with Bhubaneswar and Cuttack. 3,800 people have been shifted to safety.
After an exhaustive tour of waterlogged areas in the city, Bhubaneswar BJP MP Aparajita Sarangi accused the BJD administration of deserting the people when they need them the most.
The downpour also affected health services at hospitals in the city including Acharya Harihar Post Graduate Institute of Cancer (AHPGIC) where water entered the building.
As the forecourt of the Delhi airport was waterlogged, three flights were cancelled and five diverted to Jaipur and Ahmedabad.
The bus was going to Mathura and got stuck at the underpass of Palam flyover, officials said.
Members of various Resident Welfare Associations (RWAs) joined hands to draw the attention of the authorities to the Nagawara-Gottigere or Vasanathapura-Anjanapura Road.
Sisodia urges officials to have both long and short term plans
Located in the northwest parliamentary constituency, Kirari is home to many unauthorised colonies.
Kejriwal asked officers to expedite the work on implementation of the Drainage Master Plan, which has remained on paper after being submitted by IIT-Delhi in 2018.
The all-time highest rainfall was 184 mm on August 2, 1961, India Meteorological Department said.
The Minto Bridge, a hotspot of waterlogging in the city, had not witnessed any issues during the previous spells this year and the officials patted their backs saying their efforts succeeded.
The irate locals alleged that their houses were inundated after rains in the afternoon and demanded remedial measures to ease the situation.