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Monday, 02 July 2012 - 19:23
50 persons displaced due to showers and gale winds
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The MET Department states that concurrent to the activation of the South West monsoon system Showers & winds could develop In the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern & Central parts of the island.

Duty meteorologist at the met department Gayana Hendawitharana speaking to our news team noted that current wind patters in these regions could pick up speeds between 60 to 70 Km/Ph.

Meanwhile the Disaster Management centre states that around 50 persons have been displaced due to the inclement weather conditions.

Deputy Media Director of the Centre Sarath Lal Kumara noted that steps have been taken to provide the necessary relief required for these individuals.  

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