A person who went to the rescue of a bull drowns after falling into a canal in Gala Junction, Kiribathgoda.
According to the Police, the victim is a 30 year old resident of Mahara. The canal has been spilling over due to the adverse weather condition.
The Navy is currently conducting a search operation in the canal.
Meanwhile, the Gampaha District Coordinator of Disaster Management Centre A.M. Ajith Nishantha stated that the residents of Mahara, Biyagama, Kelaniya and Wattala divisional secretariats have been affected due to heavy rains in Gampaha District. He further stated that the entry point to Gonahena Special Task Force camp has been restored by now.