Wednesday, May 23, 2018

Water Level Of The Kalu Ganga(River) Is Reaching It's Spill Level

Due to the heavy showers prevailing ,The water level of the Kalu Ganga(River) is rapidly reaching it's  spill level according to the Department of Irrigation.

Due to this situation the Department has requested the public lives in low land areas around the river  including Madurawala,Bulathsinghala,Horana,Kalutara ,Palindanuwara,Kiriella,Elapatha and Ratnapura areas to evacuate from.their houses and move to safe places.

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Heavy Traffic Reported In Town Hall Due To A Protest March Of Sabaragamuwa University Students

Image result for university grants commission sri lankaA heavy traffic has been reported this evening (23) at the Town Hall and Ward Place areas due to a protest March conducted by a group of students attached to the Sabaraganuwa University.

The protest march which was organized by the Inter University Students Federation has walked towards the University Grants Commission building amidst heavy showers by demanding a representation for the Geology Faculty of Sabaragamuwa University in the Survey Council .

A Motorcyclist Was Injured Due To The Falling Down Of Mara Tree In Maradana

Image result for mara tree fallen in maradanaA Motorcyclist was injured and Hospitalized after a old "Siris" Tree (Mara Tree) located in front of the Railways Headquarters at Technical Junction in Maradana (Colombo) had collapsed over the road   (23) following the Adverse Weather prevails in .

The injured was admitted to the Colombo National Hospital for treatment..

The Police along with the officials of Road Development Authority are currently engaging in the  removal of  the fallen Tree.

Due to this situation a heavy traffic is being  reported in the area according to reports.Motorists are being advised to use alternatives routes till the removal of the fallen tree.

A Sri Lankan -British Citizen Was Arrested With Two Gold Biscuits At The Airport

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A 55 year old British Citizen of Sri Lankan origin has been arrested by the Airport Customs Officers this morning (23)while attempting to smuggle two Gold Biscuits weighing 100 Grammes each hidden in his trouser pocket illegally ,at the Katunayake ,Bandaranaike International Airport.

The suspect who had arrived at the Airport by a  "Fly Dubai " flight from Dubai was arrested while walking out of the Airport through the Green Channel in wee hours of this morning.The Two Gold Biscuits were  hidden in a Wallet at his trouser pocket and one of his shoes it has been revealed.

The estimated value of the Gold Biscuits taken in to custody is around Rs.1.3 million according to Customs.

Water Level Of Kalu River Increasing Rapidly Due To Heavy Showers

The Department Of Irrigation has requested the people lives in low land areas near Kalu River to be vigilant over possible floods as the water level of the river is continuously increasing as a result of the heavy showers experienced during last few hours in the area.

Kalu River has already began to overflow in some other areas the Department has stated.

Meanwhile the water level of Kelani River is currently decreasing and some water remains in low land areas like sedawatte had been reversed to the river by the authorities it has been reported.

The Disaster Management Center has requested the persons who are affected due to Adverse Weather and moved to safe places not  to return their houses immediately as still there's a threat of collapsing soil mounds and floods in some areas although the flood waters receded  .

"TASVEER BANATA HOON TERI KHOON -E-JIGAR SE"SONG FROM THE FILM "DEEWANA" SCREENED IN 1952

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LYRICS-SHAKEEL BADAYUNI
MUSIC-LATE NAUSHAD

ENGLISH TRANSLATION-(FROM NAZIR'S BLOG)


I’M DRAWING YOUR PICTURE WITH HEART’S BLOOD,
WITH HEART’S BLOOD,
O I’VE LOOKED AT YOU WITH A LOVING GLANCE!


WITH A LOVING GLANCE,
I’M DRAWING YOUR PICTURE WITH  HEART’S BLOOD,
WITH HEART’S BLOOD…
AS MANY COLOURS AS I FOUND, I USED ‘EM ALL FOR YOU, AH!  USED ‘EM FOR YOU…
THERE’S ANOTHER COLOUR - OF CONSTANCY,
O WHENCE SHOULD I GET THAT!
WHENCE SHOULD I GET THAT?
I’M DRAWING YOUR PICTURE WITH HEART’S BLOOD,
WITH HEART’S BLOOD….

OH! THE MONSOON’S BORROWED THE CLOUD FROM YOUR TRESSES,
HAS BORROWED…
THE LIGHTNING’S STOLEN THE QUIVER FROM YOUR GLANCE,
THE QUIVER FROM YOUR GLANCE…

AFTER INVITING YOU TO MY HEART I WON’T DISMISS YOU, OH!
I WON’T DISMISS YOU,
O ‘TIS DIFFICULT FOR YOU TO RETURN FROM MY HOME!
  TO RETURN FROM MY HOME,
I’M DRAWING YOUR PICTURE WITH HEART’S BLOOD,
WITH HEART’S BLOOD.


Around 11 Persons Died And NEARLY 85,000 Affected Due To Adverse Weather-Kalu River Began To Overflow -DMC

Around 84,943 persons belonging to 18,542 families have been affected due to the Adverse Weather condition and 11 persons have died due to the accidents related to the Adverse Weather up to 10 a.m this morning according to the Disaster Management Center(DMC).

At the moment low land areas in Madurawala and Millaniya in Ratnapura are being submerged due to flood waters as a result of overflowing of Kalu River it has been reported.

Due to the overflowing of Kelani River Kaduwela,Hanwella and Kaduwela-Biyagama areas  are being submerged .

Navy relief teams and other forces have moved a large number of persons in these submerged areas to safe places .

Heavy showers continues in many districts including Colombo at the moment.

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