Sunday, August 17, 2014

Rain Has Ended Eight Month Old Drought In Three Provinces

People in the  North Central,Northern and Eastern Provinces have celebrated the rain which falls today  by ending the  eight month old drought prevailed in those areas .The drought had destroyed the crops of farmers in the areas of Mihintale,Anuradhpura and Polonnaruwa in North Central Province and Mannar,Vavuniya and Batticloe in Northern and Eastern Provinces.

The rain which began on Friday in the North Central Province  has continue untill Saturday morning and people in those areas have seen celebrating the end of the drought according to reports.In the province Anuradhapura and Mihintale Districts have received the highest rain fall reports said.

Meanwhile the Disaster Management Center(DMC) has said that despite the rain the supplying of drinking water to the said drought hit areas still continuing as  finding clean water is still a problem
in those areas.

First Passenger Boat Service In Beira Lake Had Been Inaugurated This Morning (22)

The first Passenger Boat Service in Beira Lake ,Colombo to provide a solution for the heavy traffic congestion in Colombo had been inaugu...