Thursday, 16 January 2014 - 8:10
Rain in many areas today as well; People in 4 villages in Batticalo to safer locations.
People in four villages in Batticaloa have been moved to safer locations due to the spill-over risk of the Maaduru Oya.
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The Disaster Management Centre said that people in the Koraleypatthu, Eraavoorpatthu, Koraleypatthu South, and Eravoorpatthu South had been moved to safer locations.
Meanwhile the met department states that Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Northern, North central, Eastern and Uva provinces and in the Hambantota district.
Thundershowers will develop at several places in the Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces during the afternoon or evening and will spread to the western and southwestern coastal areas later.
Duty Meteorologist Jeewan Karunarathna said there may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers.