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Thursday, 19 May 2016 - 10:07
Aranayake Sliding Again: Rescue Mission Paused
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The rescue mission in Samasara Kanda landslide area in Aranayaka has been interrupted by incessant showers.

Disaster management center (DMC) in Kegalle mentioned that sliding in Samasara Kanda has been activated again due to heavy rain this morning.

Army soldiers employed in rescue mission were withdrawn from the site therefore.  

Meanwhile, DMC noted that death toll of extreme weather condition has escalated up to 41 while locals in 22 districts have been affected.
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