Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
Over+900+thousand+persons+affected
Saturday, 27 December 2014 - 9:30
Over 900 thousand persons affected
97

Shares
11,734

Views
937 thousand 671 persons have been affected as a result of the adverse weather conditions affecting 17 districts.

Deputy Media Director of the Disaster Management Centre Sarath Lal Kumara stated that 15 deaths have been reported.

Train services along the upcountry railway line have been limited to Rambukkana as a result of earth slips that have occurred near the rail tracks and services are expected to return back to normal tomorrow.

Meanwhile, several roads are also under water following heavy rains.

Information about the status of roads in disaster prone areas could be obtained by calling 117 or 011 267 00 00.

Meanwhile, Duty Meteorologist Nimal Bandara stated that the low pressure situation in the bay of Bengal is turning in to a depression.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
You may also like :
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
116 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,255 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6,773 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
17,032 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
104 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
45,445 Views
Top