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Wednesday, 21 November 2012 - 12:45
Two deaths due to disasters; 92 families displaced
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The Centre for Disaster Management states that two mortalities have been reported due to the inclement weather experienced in several parts of the island during the past 24 hours.

An 80 year old individual was killed in Ambalanthota-Nonagama last night when the wall of the house she had been occupying had collapsed on her.

Moreover another death is being reported from Kahawaththa-Rathnapura which had occurred when a mound of earth had collapsed on a house located in the area.

Deputy Director of the Centre for Disaster Management Pradeep Kodippili expressing his views to our news team added that 92 families in the Ambalanthora Divisional Secretariat were displaced due to incessant rains being experienced in the area.


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