Nearly 700,000 people affected by bad weather

Monday, 30 January 2017 - 13:26


A total of 676, 356 residents from 70, 532 families from 19 districts were affected by the bad weather, the Disaster Management Center says.

The center explained that 12, 575 of them were affected by the strong winds.

Two people had died due to drowning in Batticaloa as a result of flooding.