Posted on 10.09.2018 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
The National Center for Disaster Management has announced that the Death toll has increased up to 9 so far due to the prevailing bad weather condition experiencing in the country.
Nearly 48,900 people belong to 2313 families had been affected in Kandy, Galle and Kaluthara districts due to heavy rain fall experiencing throughout the country. Meanwhile 100 houses had been damaged as a result of heavy rain and landslips.
The Metrology Department says this condition will prevail for the next couple of days. The National Center for Disaster Management has announced the people who live in the low level areas near Kelani, Kalu, Ging rivers and Aththanagalu oya to be alert during these days.
Further the Metrology Department predicts that the Eastern, Southern, Central, Sabaragamuwa, Uva and Western provinces liable to experience rail fall more than 100m.m during the next couple of days.
The speed limit of the vehicles using the express ways has been reduced 60 km per hour by the Express way maintenance unit due to the heavy showers.