Tuesday, May 30, 2017

Sri Lankans helping and donating essential items to their people who have been  displaced and affected due to adverse weather.Everyone's duty is not trying to change this hour of grief to a situation of fun.

Because Sri Lankans always shown their humanity when there is need for help.

  • Always follow good things in good manner.


Police Have Arrested 13 Persons In Connection With Assaulting Three Foreign Nationals In Haputhale

Related imagePolice have arrested 13 persons on Tuesday(30)in connection with the assaulting  of three foreigners while  participating  a pre training session of a cycling race held in Haputhale Area on Monday(29).

The suspects had assaulted two British Nationals  and a Nepali National while they were participating the training it has been reported.

The suspects have been remanded until this Thursday after being produced before the Bandarawela Magistrate Court.

Government To Pay A Maximum Compensation Of Rs.2.5 Million Per A House Destroyed Due To Adverse Weather

Image result for sri lanka cabinet decisionsGovernment has decided to pay  compensations  maximum Rs.2.5 million each  for those who lost their houses due to the adverse weather during last few days according to the Cabinet Spokesman ,Health Minister Dr.Rajitha Senaratne.

President Maithripala Sirisena has instructed the officials to pay maximum Compensation for those who lost houses due to adverse weather during this week's Cabinet meeting  Dr.Senaratne has stressed.

Government has also decided to pay Rs.100,000 each for those who died due to the adverse weather .

During the Cabinet meeting the allowances pay for displaced had revised and accordingly the allowance allocated for a displaced persons behalf of  meals has been increased from Rs.225 to Rs.300 and the weekly allowance provided for a family with a single person to purchase dry rations has been increased to Rs.900 from Rs.700 and the allowance for a family of two persons has been increased from Rs.900 to Rs.1200.

Cabinet has also decided to remove all unauthorized constructions and  provide  the owners of those constructions an alternative places.

Water Levels Of Ging And Nilwala Rivers Arisen To Flood Levels In Lower Bank Areas

The water levels of Ging River in Baddegama area and Nilwala River in Lower bank areas of Matara are still remains in flood level according to the Department Of Irrigation.

However the water levels of Ging River in Thawalama area,Galle and Kelani River backs normal the Department has stated.

Meanwhile the section of the Southern Expressway between Dodangoda and Galanigama whcih was closed due to the floods on last Friday(25) had re opened today .Accordingly transport  between Kadawatha to Kokmaduwa functions normally at present ,however Godagama entry Point of the Expressway remain closed due to flood waters .


Waterl Level Of The Kalu River Increased

The water level of the Kalu River has  increased
according to the reports.

Due to the overflowing of Kalu River most parts of the Ratnapura District are still under water.

Few landslides have reported from Ayagama in Ratnapura District and another landslide  occurred in Kalutara District according to reports.

Meanwhile there is a landslide in mountain at  Rotumba,Matara at present it has been reported .

Water level in Ging river still remains unchanged. according to reports.

Rescue and relief efforts launched by the tri forces in adverse weather affected areas still continues.

Due To A Landslide Threat 37 Families Have Removed From Two Areas In Hambanthota

Due to a landslide threat ,37 families residing in
Pitakande reserve in Walasmulle and  Makadawala kanda areas in Hambanthota have been removed from there houses today (30)it has been reported.

Accordingly 30 familes in Pitakande reserve and 07 familes in Makadawala have been removed from their houses.

The removed families are currently located in Weerakanda Junior School and community center in Makadawala until the report of the National Building Research Organization received on the two areas .

A 36 Year Old Female Was Killed Due To A Knife Attack In Galle

A 36 year old female was killed due to a knife attack of
a male as a result of a brawl occurred between the two near Magalle bridge in Galle this evening (30).

The injured male had been admittee to the Intensive Care Unit of the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital for treatment.

The deceased  female arrived in  a Motorcycle and the assailant Male arrived in  a Three Wheeler began to attack each other on Galle -Matara main road  it has been revealed.

The cause for the brawl not yet been revealed.

Due To The Adverse Weather 23 Fuel Filling Stations Have Become Inactive

Due to the  adverse weather conditions 23 fuel  filling
stations in Southern,Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces belonging to the Ceylon Petroleum Corporation have become inactive it has been reported.

Accordungly 11 Fuel filling stations in Southern,07 filling stations in Western Provinceand 05 in Sabaragamuwa have become inactive.

If there is a fuel shortage in any part of the country as a result of the adverse weather it should be informed to the  Petroleum Corporation the Disaster Management Unit of the Corporation has stated

Department Of Wid Life Has Introduced Hot Lines To Inform On Crocodile Threats In Three Provinces And A District

Image result for crocodile threat clipartThe Department Of Wild Life has introduced special contact numbers for the public to inform on Crocodile threats occurred in Southern Province including Matara,Western Province ,Eastern Province and Puttalam District as a result of overflowing several main rivers. 

Accordingly people in Southern Province should inform on the Crocodile threats to the numbers 0716-917 556 and 0718-215581.

For Western Province the number provided to inform Crocodile threats is 0718-213611 and for Eastern Province should contact the number 0718-253268.For the Puttalam District the number provided is 0714-429618.

Adverse Weather-193 Have Died And 94 Missing Due To Landslides And Floods

Image result for floods in galleThe death toll in adverse weather hit Districts has now increased to 193 and another 94 still remains as missing according to the Disaster Management Center.

Around 112 persons have injured due to the landslides and floods the Center has stated.More than 545,000 persons have displaced and affected due to the weather it has been reported.

Around 645 houses have been completely destroyed due to the adverse weather in several districts .

Meanwhile several areas in southern province and Ratnapura District are still under water and water level recedes very slowly according to the reports.Heavy showers have been reported from these areas today (30) as well.

The National Building Research Organization  has stated that if   the heavy showers continues within next 24 hours in Ratnapura,Kegalle,Galle,Matara,Hambanthota and Nuwara Eliya Districts landslides and falling of sand mounts are possible in these Districts.

Meanwhile government has requested public to provide water pumps for the benefit of the people in flooded areas and if anyone like to donate should contact the number 0727625950

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