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Sunday, 08 June 2014 - 19:18
Strong winds expected; Houses damaged in Poddala and Bibile due to strong winds.-Weather
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The meteorology department states that Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the sea areas off the coast extending from Puttalam to Pottuvil via Colombo and Galle.

Winds will be South-westerly and the speed will be 30 to 40 kilo meters per hour.

The sea areas off the coast extending from Kankesanthurai to Pottuvil via Puttalam and Galle will be rough at times as the winds can be strengthening up to 70 to 80 kilo meters per hour at times.

Director General of the Meteorology department Lalith Chadrapala said sea areas around the island will also be fairly rough at times.

During the past 24 hours several houses were damaged due to gale winds in Poddala and Bibile areas.

20 houses were damaged in Poddala and 2 houses were completely destroyed.
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