A Presidential Task Force was established to further manage the disasters that took place due to heavy rains.
President Maithripala Sirisena has appointed the task force which will be headed by Secretary to the President P. B. Abeykoon.
Its first meeting is due to be held on Monday.
Meanwhile, a special hotline to inform about power outages due to the heavy rains was introduced.
Thus people can dial 011 30 30 303 to inform about power cuts.
Ministry of Power and Energy said numbers 1987 and 1901 can also be used for this.