Search operations continue in Meeriyabedda: 11,000 affected by inclement weather-Video #KoslandaLandslide
Central Province Security Commander Major General Mano Perera told our news team that search team are conducting continuous operations in areas which have been identified to have buried houses and bodies.
The disaster management centre requests the public not to visit the Meeriyabadda area to view the landslide hit area.
Such visitors were sent back by the police due to the risk of landslides in the areas surrounding Meeriyabadda.
Meanwhile the Disaster Management Centre says that 11,000 people across the island have been severely affected by the adverse weather.
Meanwhile the met department says showers could be expected in most provinces today as well.