Risk+for+fishing+in+the+sea+in+the+vicinity+of+Hambanthota+continues%3B+the+number+of+families+affected+decreases+to+less+than+9000.
Thursday, 09 May 2013 - 8:04
Risk for fishing in the sea in the vicinity of Hambanthota continues; the number of families affected decreases to less than 9000.
1,462

Views

Meteorology Department advised Navy personnel and the public not to engage in naval and fishing activities in seas 300 kilometres from

Hambantota due to a low pressure 800 kilometres away from the area.

 

The sources also requested the public including fisher folk to be vigilant as there could be heavy rain, lightning and strong winds.

 

Duty Meteorologist Channa Rodrigo elaborating further had this to say…

 

[MP3]e58608_1[/MP3]

 

The Disaster Management Centre says that the number of persons affected by the inclement weather that had prevailed is fast decreasing.

 

Disaster Management Deputy Director Pradeep Kodipillai said that the number of distressed families had reduced to 9148.

 

[MP3]e58608_2[/MP3]

Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
HiruNews
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
2,991 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
56,447 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
21,626 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
46,954 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
1,297 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
106,172 Views
Top