Hirunews Logo
Rains+to+recede+from+tomorrow
Tuesday, 09 October 2018 - 18:34
Rains to recede from tomorrow
27

Shares
3,350

Views
The Met Department stated that the current wet weather condition would recede from tomorrow.

Duty Meteorologist Shanika Dissanayaka stated that heavy rainfall, exceeding 100 millimetres can be expected in the Western, North-western, Central and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in the Galle & Matara districts.

The Disaster Management Center stated that at least 9 persons have died, and 57 thousand people in 12 districts have been affected by the adverse weather conditions.

National Building Research Organization has issued warnings of possible landslides for five districts owing to the prevailing adverse weather conditions.

Accordingly, the landslide warnings concerns several areas in Ratnapura, Kalutara, Galle, Badulla and Kegalle districts.

President Maithripala Sirisena has issued a directive to provide necessary relief to people affected by the inclement weather.

At the same time, Education Minister, Akila Viraj Kariyawasam stated that the necessary power has been vested in Provincial and Zonal Directors whether to close schools in the disaster-affected areas in the island.
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Destruction in Puttalam mangroves
Thursday, 16 August 2018 - 16:24
Mangroves play a critical role in maintaining the ecological balance in Sri Lanka's coastal areas.However, some money-hungry people do not understand this.Our... Read More
Hiru News Programme Segments
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
245 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
3,251 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
7,207 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
18,658 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
87 Views
HiruNews
HiruNews
HiruNews
47,832 Views