Hirunews Logo
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
South-West+rain+continues%2C+flood+threat+in+Ratnapura+eases
Friday, 08 September 2017 - 8:51
South-West rain continues, flood threat in Ratnapura eases
37

Shares
4,483

Views

The Meteorological Department predicts that the prevailing showery condition over the island, particularly in the South Western part is expected to continue.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces, the Department said.  Heavy rainfalls of 150mm are expected at some places.

The Duty Meteorologist Buddhika Banduratne stated that showers and thundershowers will occur elsewhere particularly after 2pm.

Ratnapura is the worst affected district by the prevailing wet weather and a mild flood condition was occurred in certain areas of the district due to the overflowing of the Kalu Ganga.

The Disaster Management Centre said that Elapatha, Batugedera, Kuruwita and Gaetangama were inundated.

Ratnapura District Secretary, Malani Lokupothagama told our news team that as a result of the flood condition in Ayagama, 220 families were accommodated at three welfare camps.

The Disaster Management Centre said now the flood is subsiding.

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
You may also like :
HiruNews
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,598 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
730 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
6,594 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
16,502 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
16 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
44,842 Views
Top