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Thursday, 31 December 2015 - 13:34
Jaffna Peninsula is at risk of being lost to the sea?
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Scientists warn that civilians in Jaffna will be compelled to consume sea water instead of clean drinking water in the next 05 years.

They have also warned that the Jaffna Peninsula will be submerged due to rising sea levels.

The Geography Professor Senavi Epitawatta of the Jayawardenapura University said that this disaster has already started in the peninsula.

He added that the Jaffna Peninsula being submerged cannot be prevented if sea levels increase by another 5cm.

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