Saturday, May 21, 2016

THOUGHT OF THE DAY

Death Toll Due To Adverse Weather Conditions Risen To 73-Disaster Management Center

The death toll occurred  due to an adverse weather conditions in Sri Lanka has risen to 73 by yesterday (21) afternoon according to Disaster Management Center(DMC).

Around  278,528 persons have been displaced due to the adverse weather  and staying in 497 camps established throughout the island the DMC has stated.

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Sri Lanka Receievd Flood Relief Aid From India And Japan

Two Flights carrying a large stocks of  relief aid for flood and landslide victims in Sri Lanka have arrived at Katunayake ,Bandaranaike International Air Port from India and Japan last night and early this morning..

Accordingly the flight arrived from Japan  brought Electric Generators and Water Refinery Machines for the use if flood victims.

An Indian Ship carrying essential goods for flood and landslide victims has  arrived at Colombo Harbor this morning.

Government Has Released A Group Of Prisoners To Mark Wesak Full Moon Poya Day

Image result for prisoners in jail clipartThe government has released around 500 prisoners  today(21) to mark the Wesak Full Moon Poya Day on a special residential pardon .

Accordingly the Department Of Prisons has released 500 prisoners who served jail sentences on minor crimes under the instructions of President Maithripala Sirisena.

Exit And Entry Points At The Southern Expressway's Athurugiriya Interchange Have Reopened

The exit and entry points at the Athurugiriya Interchange of Southern Expressway which closed down due to the adverse weather conditions have opened today(21) for motorists according to Road Development Authority(RDA).

The Athurugiriya Interchange was closed due to the floods and inundating roads in Athurugiriya and surrounding areas the authority has stated.

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Sri Lanka Army Concluded The Search Operations Carried Out At Landslide Site In Bulathkohupitiya

Image result for landslide in kegalleSri Lanka Army had today (21)concluded the search operations began  to find survivors of the landslide occurred at Kalupahanawatte ,Bulathkohupitiya Area in Kegalle District  last Tuesday(17).

During the search operations Army Personals have recovered 14 bodies and 2 human body parts buried under the landslide site.

However still 16 persons were reported as missing due to the landslide.The rescue operations to find missing persons were hampered last few days due to the prevailing bad weather conditions.

Another Landslide Strucked Aranayake In Kegalle District

Image result for landslide in kegalleAnother landslide has occurred today (21)at Aranayake in Kegalle District (In Central Province) where two landslides had occurred few days ago according to the National Building Research Organization(NBRO).

The latest landslide has occurred in Berawila Mountain and no casualties have been reported so far from the landslide site   the NBRO has stated.

Due to an earlier landslide occurred in Aranayake few days ago  around 300-400 persons have feared to be dead and 140 persons still reported as missing it has been reported.

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