Posted on 07.04.2019 by Chandana Sirimalwatte in Local News with 0 Comments
The assistant director of Badulla district Natural Disaster Management Center, Udaya Kumara has said that the seven of government’s reserved forests at Badulla had been burnt.
Badulla Green Wood Boogahamadiththa forest, Lunugala mountain range, Eladhaluwa Forest( near to the army camp), Diyathalawa Y forest, Badulla Uduwara area forest are among them. The fire had been controlled by the forest officers together with army,police and the air force. The amount of the burnt lands not yet known so far, according to the Natural Disaster Management Center.