affected as stormy weather continues to wreak havoc
Depression in Bay of Bengal grows
into a cyclonic storm
Operations at BIA curtailed
Several main roads and roads in rural areas of the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Southern provinces remain impassable though rains have subsided
The country will experience more thunderstorms during the next 48 hours in the Western and Sabaragamuwa provinces and in the Galle and Matara Districts in the South.
Disaster Management officials said that in Kalutara, Colombo, Gampaha, Ratnapura, Kegalle, Kurunegala, Galle, Puttalam and Trincomalee over 2,20,000 people had been affected by the rains and several houses badly damaged.
This was how two youth braved the floods in Veyangoda yesterday. They made a raft with banana trunks to reach Veyangoda via Heendeniya, Pattiyagoda. Unceasing rains have crippled several thoroughfares in the Western Province. (Photo-Siripala Halwala)
Nimal Welgama New SLT
Mr. Nimal Welgama has been appointed Chairman of Sri Lanka Telecom Ltd with immediate effect. A member of the Monetary Board and CEO of the Upali Group of Companies, he is a past pupil of S. Thomas’ College, Mt. Lavinia.
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