PEOPLE ADVISED TO USE ELECTRICITY CAREFULLY

Tuesday, 06 August 2019 - 13:58

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The Ministry of Power and Energy requests the public to be careful with their use of electricity, due to the dry weather conditions prevailing in several parts of the island.

Ministry spokesman Sulakshana Jayawardena stated that due to the dry weather conditions the water levels in the reservoirs around the hydro power plants have reduced.

The Department of Meteorology stated that the dry weather condition is expected to reduce and the areas should experience rain in October and November.

Meanwhile the Department of Meteorology stated that the wind speeds in the North, North Central and North Western Provinces and in the Trincomalee District will be around 50 to 60 kmph.

Wind condition in the sea areas around the Island will see changes and therefore the Director General of the Department of Meteorology Athula Karunanayake requested the Fisheries and Naval community to be vigilant.



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