Saturday, June 3, 2017

Foreign-Six Persons Were Killed And Twenty Injured Due To A Terrorist Attack In London




Death Toll Due To The Adverse Weather Arisen To 224

The death toll due to the adverse weather conditions
prevailing in the country had arisen to 224 and 78 persons are still missing according to the latest statistics.

More than 700,000 persons have been displaced and affected due to the adverse weather the Disaster Management Center has stated.

Due to the landslides and floods 2093 houses have been completely destroyed and 11,056 houses have been partially destroyed in the adverse weather affected districts.

Around 25,245 displaced persons have been sheltered in 225 makeshift camps the Disaster Management Center has stated.


Police Have Arrested Three Youths With 500 Narcotic Tablets

Kaththankudy Police have arrested three youths with
500 narcotic tablets in their possession while transporting the tablets from Kalmunai to Pireyindhuraichanai area by Motorcycle on friday (02).

The estimated value of the narcotic tablets is around Rs.30,000 it has been revealed.

Kaththankudy Police are conducting an investigation on the incident.

A Passanger Was Killed And A Three Wheeler Driver Was Injured Due To Three Wheeler -Motor Car Collision

A passanger of a three wheeler was killed and the
driver has injured and hospitalized due to a Three Wheeler-Motor Car collision occured at Maha Induruwa on Galle-Colombo main road.

The critically injured passenger and Three Wheeler driver have admitted to the Balapitiya Hospital for treatment and the passanger had succumbed to his injuries after admission to the hospital.The driver had been transferred to the Karapitiya Teaching Hospital for further treatment.

The accident occurred when the Three Wheeler had attempted to overtake another Three Wheeler it has been revealed.

Kosgoda Police are conducting an investigation on the incident.

United States To Provide Rs.350 Million As Flood Relief Aid

United States government has decided to grant Rs.350
million to Sri Lanka as a flood relief according to the Presidential Media Division.

The grant was announced during a meeting held between President Maithripala Sirisena and United States Ambassador to Sri Lanka and Maldives Atul Keshap this evening (03).

The Aid will be used to provide  safe drinking water for the people affected due to adverse weather ,Emergancy Shelter Matarials,Hygiene Kits,Critical Health Care services and Home repair kits and to prevent diseases it has been announced.


A Flood Threat In Few Cities Due To Mahaweli River

Image result for mahaweli riverDue to the unauthorized activities there is a great risk  of floods occurred few cities around the Mahaweli River according to the research conducted by University Of Peradeniya.

Accordingly few cities around Kandy  are at  risk of floods due to the water of  Mahaweli river it has been stated.


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A Landslide In Ratnapura

Olympic Silver Medalist Susanthika Jayasinghe To Auction Her Olympic Silver Medal

Image result for susanthika jayasinghe 200 meters final in 2000 olympicsThe  Olympic silver medalist and Sri Lankan Sprint Queen Susanthika Jayasinghe has decided to auction her silver medal  which she won in Sydney Olympic Games in the year 2000 for 200 meters due to economic difficulties she has stated.

Nick named as "Black Mare in Asia"Susanthika who had received an employment in Ministry Of Sports for a Rs.60,000 monthly salary regarding selecting Athletes for Athletic meets has state that her salary for the months of April and  May has been suspended and she has no other option other than selling the prestigious Silver Medal she has won for Sri Lanka in 2000 Sydney Olympics to run her family .

Chinese Government And Chinese Buddhist Association Donated US Dollars 22 Million Goods And Rs.22 Million Respectively For Adverse Weather Victims

Chinese Government has today (03) airlifted US
Dollars 22 million worth essential goods for those displaced due to adverse weather in Sri Lanka.

A special Aircraft carrying the goods imcluding 5000 bed sheets ,600 tents,20,000 life saving coats arrived in Katunayake Bandaranaike International Airport today.

To receive the relief aid Ministers Ravi Karunanayake and Anura Priyadarshana Yapa had arrived in the Airport along with chinese Ambassador to Sri Lanka.

Meanwhile Chinese Buddhist Association had today donated Rs.22 million to the President Maithripala Sirisena to be used for the benefit of displaced persons.

While accepting the donation president Sirisena has stated that the donation will be used to build houses for those who have lost their houses due to the adverse weather.

Adverse Weather-Death Toll Arisen To 211-91 Stll Missing

The death toll occurred due to the lanslides and floods
in the country had arisen to 211  while  91 persons went missing and 72 have been injured according to the Disaster Management Center.

Majority of deaths which is 86 had been reported from Ratnapura District and 65 deaths had been reported from Kalutara while 31 deaths reported from Matara district.

More than 700,000 persons have been displaced due to the landslides and floods the Center has stated.

Meanwhile low land areas in Ratnapura,Galle,Matara and Kalutara districts as well as in Kaduwela area still submerged according to the reports.

Sixty Families Have Been Evacuated Due To A Landslide In Walasmulle

Sixty families have been evacuated due to a  landslide
occured in Deniyakande in walasmulle area (Hambanthota) last night (03) for the second time it has been reported.

Due to the landslide the sixty familes living around Deniyakande have moved to safe areas according to the authorities.

In another instance sand mount had collapsed on to five line rooms in vanraja estate in Hatton area and residents of these houses  have been evacuated as a result.The sand mount had collapesed due to the heavy showers prevailing in the area it has been reported.

Landslides have been occurred in Thiruwanagange ,Balihena and polwatte mountains too according to reports.

Meanwhile the landslide warnings issued to the seven districts yesterday (03)has been extended for another 24 hours by the National Building Research Organization.

The landslide warnings have been  issued to the Ratnapura ,Kegalle, Galle,Matara,Kalutara ,Hambanthota and Nuwara Eliya districts.People in these districts are being advised to be  vigilant over landslides.

Four Corona Positives Had Been Reported In The Country Today (07)

Four Corona Positives had been ģđreported in the Country today (07)increasing the total number of Corona positives reported so far to 20...