Saturday, 27 December 2014 - 8:35
15 deaths due to adverse weather; Public advised to evacuate from landslide prone areas
Police stated that 10 persons have been killed as a result of landslides in the Badulla district.
Police Media Spokesperson SSP Ajith Rohana stated that 10 persons are also reported missing.
Search operations are been conducted in the Rilpola area in Badulla which experienced the biggest landslide.
Meanwhile, the landslide warning issued on 11 districts has been extended.
The districts are Matale, Kandy, Badulla, Nuwara-eliya, Ratnapura, Hambantota, Kegalle, Kurunegala, Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts.