Yellow rain experienced in Katharagama; red rain in Nanuoya

Friday, 04 January 2013 - 13:00


It is reported that Red & yellow pigmented rain falls have been experienced in several parts of the island last evening as well as during the wee hours of this morning.


Area residents of Pera-girigama-Katharagama state that a yellow rain was experienced in the area at around 3.30 pm last evening.


Similar occurrences of yellow pigmented rain making land fall were reported from the areas of Hatton, Rambawa, Galenbindunuwewa, Welikanda, Trincomalee & Minneriya previously.


Meanwhile red pigmented rain has been experienced in the Nanu Oya-Ewoka-waththa area this morning at around 9.00 am.


Samples of both rain falls have been harvested and sent to the Medical Research Institute for analysis.