Saturday, December 22, 2018



More Than 300 Families In KilinochchI Had Been Displaced Due To Floods

More than 300 families in KilinochchI
area had been displaced due to floods occurred In several villages including Raththinapuram ,Ananda puram, and Ponnagar it has been reported .

A-9 Road is also being submerged as a result of  a breaking of Mankulam Wewa (River )according to Disaster Management Center in KilinochchI.

The displaced had been moved to a welfare center in KilinochchI. Armed forces and officials have rescued the displaced by using life saving boats .

Several Low Land Areas Around Iranamadu Tank Had Been Submerged Due To Opening Of 14 Spill Gates

Several low land areas around
Iranamadu Tank  had been submerged as a result of the opening of 14 sluice gates belonging to the Tank due to  water level of the Tank had begun  to overflow  .

Water level of the Iranamadu Tank is overflowing as  a result of the heavy showers experienced in KilinochchI area since yesterday (21)according to Irrigation Department officials in KilinochchI.

Three Persons Including A Female Had Been Arrested With A Haul Of Heroin

Three Persons including a female had
been arrested by North Kalutara Police yesterday (21)with 50 Grammes of Heroin in possession at Waddagoda in Kalutara .

The three suspects who are 22,28 and 29 year old residents of Sethsarana area,Ratmalana are due to be produced before Kalutara Magistrate Court .

The estimated value of the haul of Heroin taken in to custody in possession of the suspects is around Rs.600,000.

Two Persons Had Been Drowned Whilst Bathing In Galaboda Canal

Two persons ,A 13 year old boy and a
42 year old person had been drowned whilst bathing in Galaboda canal one of the main branches flowing water to Mahaweli River ,at Mapakanda -Ingurugoda area in Nawalapitiya this morning (22).

The deceased who were residents of Hatton area had been drowned whilst bathing with few of their relatives it has been reported .Almost three of them drowned and relatives had managed to save one of them.

Later bodies of the two deceased persons had been recovered and sent to Nawalapitiya Hospital .


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