Tropical Low Pressure Condition Moves towards India; Rough Sea and Storms to Be Expected

Tuesday, 17 May 2016 - 16:35

Tropical+Low+Pressure+Condition+Moves+towards+India%3B+Rough+Sea+and+Storms+to+Be+Expected

The disaster management Centre stated that 226 378 people from 53170 families have become victims of aftermaths of extreme downfall.

Death toll of disasters around the country has escalated up to 11 while search operations are on going to recover 6 missing people.

Meanwhile, 19 individuals have been injured and 1711 residents have been severely harmed turning 137 606 individuals displaced.

However, the Meteorological department says that the tropical low pressure system will slowly move towards southern India.

Yet, its impact will hit the sea creating rough sea around the island.

The Met. Department predicts that the winds can strengthen up to 70-80 Kmph at times while requesting fisheries community and Naval forces to be cautious.

Meanwhile, rough sea and stormy weather may shove tidal waves towards the lands in the coastal stripe from Hikkaduwa to Ambalangoda.

Locals and drivers are requested to be vigilant in this regard.



Hiru News - Sri Lanka’s number 1 TV news bulletin – @ 9.55 tonight
Sunday, 23 February 2020 - 21:14

Hiru News - Sri Lanka’s number 1 TV news bulletin – @ 9.55 tonightThis news telecast is available live on You Tube. Read More

Muslim congress leader ready for an alliance with the TNA and JVP
Sunday, 23 February 2020 - 18:41

Leader of the Sri Lanka Muslim Congress MP Rauff Hakeem says that discussions are underway to create an alliance with the JVP and the TNA to contest the... Read More

Passengers from South Korea to be on observation for 14 days- Corona affected exceed 78,000
Sunday, 23 February 2020 - 18:38

Director General of Health Services Dr. Anil Jasinghe says that starting from today all passengers arriving from South Korea will undergo special inspection... Read More