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Minor Flood Situation In Colombo Due To Heavy Showers

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Minor flood situation has occurred in Colombo and  suburb areas today (25th) due to  heavy showers fell since early morning.Most of the roads in Colombo especially in Northern Colombo were flooded as a result of heavy showers according to Meteorological Department.

A huge tree had fallen to  ground over a  space of 120 meters due to strong winds assisted by showers and as a result the transport system in Rattanapitiya Area has been disrupted.High level Road and Colombo Town Hall were the worst affected roads due to showers it has been reported.

As monsoon rainy season begins more heavy showers with lightning and gusty winds can be expected throughout the Island Met Department said.

Colombo District Court Removed Enjoining Order Issued Against GMOA

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The Colombo District Court has today (25th) removed the enjoining order issued against Government Medical Officers Association (GMOA) on 11th of May by preventing them of launching a strike action over Disturbance,Availability and Transport Allowance (DAT).

Colombo District Court has issued the enjoining order after considering a petition filed by two cardiac patients getting treatment at Colombo National Hospital citing the lives of patients are in danger due to not receiving proper treatment as a result of strike action launched by doctors  on 11th of May.The enjoining order was removed today after GMOA suggested the court to lift the order citing strike action is a trade union right afforded by constitution court sources said.