Day: May 21, 2018

Over 13,000 affected by adverse weather – 1,024 displaced

Due to the prevailing adverse weather conditions, 1,024 persons have been displaced while a total of 13,314 have been affected, stated the Disaster Management Center (DMC). According to the DMC, 7 deaths have been confirmed so far due to the current weather condition.

Using taxpayers’ money to mislead the people – Rohan Welivita

A press release has been made to respond government’s recent clarification on fuel prices by media secretary of former president Mahinda Rajapaksa.

Five dead in adverse weather

Five people were reported dead due to adverse weather conditions with the Meteorology Department predicting landslides and floods if the heavy rains persist in the country in the next few days.

NBRO issues a Level 3 Landslide warning

The National Building Research Organization (NBRO), issued a level 3 Landslide Early Warning at 7:30 PM on Saturday (May 20), requesting the public to evacuate to safer locations.