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Five dead after earth embankment collapse in Neluwa

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May 26, 2017 01:45 pm

Five persons have been killed after an earth embankment collapsed onto a house belonging to a tea factory at the Doowili Ella Estate in Neluwa, Galle.  The Neluwa a...


Flood Alert: Govt urges those living near rivers to evacuate

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May 26, 2017 12:56 pm

The Government has urged residents living near all rivers around the country to evacuate with their families as soon as possible as there is a danger of these rivers overflowing...


Adverse weather inundates roads in Kalutara and Galle

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May 26, 2017 12:27 pm

Captured here are images of flooding caused by adverse weather in the island taken from the Galle and Kalutara district. Images below are from Kalutara ...


Ratnapura Town going under water

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May 26, 2017 12:23 pm

It is reported that the Ratnapura town is gradually going underwater due to rising floodwaters. Rescue efforts have been launched to evacuate those trapped due to flooding. ...


Adverse Weather: Deaths rise to 23

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May 26, 2017 12:18 pm

The number of confirmed deaths due to the adverse weather conditions has risen to 23. Ten of the deaths have been reported from the Ratnapura District. The other deaths hav...


Two landslides leave 13 dead, several missing

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May 26, 2017 11:15 am

Nine persons have been confirmed dead due to a landslide at Bogahawatta Kanda in Bulathsinhala. Their bodies are currently at the Pimbura Hospital.  The landslide b...


At least 13 dead due to floods so far

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May 26, 2017 11:06 am

At least 13 deaths have so far been reported and four persons reported missing due to countrywide floods, Home Affairs Minister Vajira Abeywardena says.  Searc...


Adverse weather causes havoc: Tri forces deployed

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May 26, 2017 10:34 am

Many areas in the country have been affected by the prevailing adverse weather conditions. Heavy rainfall has caused flooding in several districts. The districts of Galle, Matar...


Several police teams deployed to arrest Gnanasara Thera

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May 25, 2017 05:05 pm

Several police teams have been deployed to arrest General Secretary of the Bodu Bala Sena (BBS) Venerable Galagoda Aththe Gnanasara Thera, Police Headquarters stated.  ...


Rathupaswala shooting: CID arrests Brigadier

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May 25, 2017 04:55 pm

Brigadier Anura Deshapriya Gunawardena, who was accused of ordering troops to open fire on protesters in Rathupaswala on August 1, 2013, has been arrested by the Criminal Invest...




 

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Five dead after earth embankment collapse in Neluwa

Five persons have been killed after an earth embankment collapsed onto a house belonging to a tea factory at the Doowili Ella Estate in Neluwa, Gal...

26 May 2017 - Views : 11

Flood Alert: Govt urges those living near rivers to evacuate

26 May 2017

Adverse weather inundates roads in Kalutara and Galle

26 May 2017

Ratnapura Town going under water

26 May 2017



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