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Monday, 14 August 2017 - 13:49
farming at risk due to dry weather condition
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Irrigation Department stets that the water level in several main reservoirs have been decreased further due to the dry weather condition prevailed.

Director of Water Management and Irrigation, Wasantha Bandara remarked that currently, main reservoirs hold only 14% of water.

He further stated that water supply to the paddy fields has been made difficult due to the scarcity.

However, Met Department announced that the dry weather condition prevailed in Northern, Eastern and Uva provinces may get reduced by next month.

During the last 24 hours, Vavuniya district has received the highest rainfall.

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