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Sunday, 10 June 2012 - 13:46
Forest fires on the rise
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Several forest fires were reported from around the island during the last couple of days.

Two fires were reported from the Ampara – Buddangala forest reserve and the Kataragama – Vedihiti Kanda areas yesterday.

Over 40 acres of the Buddangala forest reserve were destroyed in yesterday’s fire.

We spoke to environmentalist Ravindra Kariyawasam regarding these occurrences.

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