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Sunday, 09 June 2013 - 8:28
43 fishermen still missing - Fishermen cautioned not to venture in to sea; Public cautioned over rising water levels of Kelani, Kalu and Ging rivers
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The National Disaster Management Centre stated that 43 fishermen continue to be missing after having been caught in rough seas resulting from the inclement weather affecting certain parts of the island.

 

They were fishermen who had set sail from Balapitiya, Dehiwala and Ratmalana.

 

Deputy Media Director of the Disaster Management Centre Sarath Lal Kumara stated that 6 deaths have been reported thus far.

 

 

Deputy Media Director of the Disaster Management Centre Sarath Lal Kumara requested the public residing in the vicinity of the Kelani, Kalu and Ging rivers to be cautious due to the rising water levels.

 

 

Meanwhile, the MET Department stated that seas continue to be rough extending from Mannar, through Colombo, Galle up to Potuvil and advised fishermen and Naval personnel from venturing in to sea.

 

Duty Meteorologist Channa Rodrigo made the following weather forecast.

 

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