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Monday, 27 August 2012 - 13:07
Rains in Catchment areas. Power Cuts Continue
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Meteorology Department said a number of catchment areas including Laxapana, Norton, Canyon, Castlereagh, Mousakelle and Samanala Wewa received a notable amount of rainfall yesterday.

Met department said showers can be expected at several places in the Western and Sabaragamuwa Provinces and in the Galle, Matara and Kurunegala districts.

Duty meteorologist Pabodini Karunapala speaking to our news team had this to say…….

Meanwhile the CEB is stating that the Norochcholei power plant is still under the testing phase.

Speaking to our news team a senior official of the CEB stated that although a test run was conducted last night, it was not successful.

However upon inquiry by our news team Deputy Chairman of the CEB Anura Wijepala stated that power cuts will continue as usual today as well.

Meanwhile speaking at a press conference convened by the UNP, MP Gayantha Karunathilaka expressed his views regarding the Norochcholei power plant.

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