Hirunews Logo
A+windstorm+damages+49+houses+in+Kurunegala+-+Rain+and+wind+to+be+continued+today+throughout+the+island.
Friday, 26 April 2013 - 13:15
A windstorm damages 49 houses in Kurunegala - Rain and wind to be continued today throughout the island.
2,397

Views

176 residents in the Kurunegala Divisional Secretariat division were displaced after strong winds hit in the area yesterday evening.

 

The Centre for Disaster Mitigation stated that two houses were destroyed and 47 damaged by the windstorm.

 

Meanwhile 4 sluice gates of Udawalawa reservoir have been opened by 18 inches each after heavy rain lashed in its catchment areas.

 

Department of Meteorology states that strong wind and thunder showers could be developed throughout the island in the evening.

 

Duty Officer of the Meteorological Department, Anusha Warnakulasuriya has this to say.

 

 

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Farmers occupy A-9 road to dry paddy
Thursday, 22 February 2018 - 13:52
The drivers who are using the A-9 road complain that farmers have occupied certain sections of the road stretch from Puliyankulama to Mullaitivu to dry... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
3,511 Views
15,512 Views
662 Views
3,078 Views
432 Views
16,975 Views
Top