May 26, 2017 9:27:38 AM- adaderana.lk
91 individuals have been reported dead whereas 110 have gone missing as a result of the flooding and adverse weather conditions, the Disaster Management Centre says. .
May 26, 2017 9:00:38 AM- adaderana.lk
In light of the persisting extreme weather conditions, the Ministry of Home Affairs has opened a 24-hour hotline enabling the public to report emergencies and disaster situations. .
May 26, 2017 7:45:33 AM- adaderana.lk
Water supply to several areas has been affected due to the damage sustained by one of the main water pipes that distributes water from the Kalatuwawa and Labugama water purification centres, National Water Supply and Drainage Board says. .
May 26, 2017 7:35:26 AM- adaderana.lk
A large number of tri forces personnel and rescue teams are currently involved in rescue and relief efforts in flood affected areas in Weeraketiya, Neluwa, Morawaka, Deiyandara, Padukka, Bulathsinhala, Kalawana, Wellampitiya, Palindanuwara and Beliatta areas.
May 26, 2017 7:30:06 AM- adaderana.lk
The heavy rainfall that persisted during the past 24 hours has affected 69,216 individuals of 17,771 families in Galle, the district Disaster Management Center says.
May 26, 2017 6:35:21 AM- adaderana.lk
The Disaster Management Center (DMC) says that 37 people have died and another 80 are missing in Kalutara District due to floods and mudslides triggered by heavy rain.
May 26, 2017 6:08:38 AM- adaderana.lk
The Department of Meteorology says that the southwest monsoon condition has established over the country and surrounding sea area. Hence Showery and windy condition are expected to continue over the sea areas around the island.
May 26, 2017 5:09:24 AM- adaderana.lk
The Ministry of Megapolis and Western Development says that constructions blocking natural canals and waterways in Kolonnawa, Kaduwela, Wattala and Kelaniya are to be removed due to urban flooding risk.
May 26, 2017 5:02:05 AM- adaderana.lk
A private bank has been robbed by two armed men who had arrived on a motorcycle in Mirigama, Gampaha.
May 26, 2017 9:34:09 AM- hirunews.lk
91 persons have died following the inclement weather conditions affecting 7 districts of the country. According to reports produced by District Secretaries, 152 persons have reported to be missing. Ratnapura, Kalutara, Galle, Matara, Colombo, Hambantota... Read More
May 26, 2017 12:58:48 PM- dailymirror.lk
Residents living by the Kelani River and belonging to the Divisional Secretariats of Kolonnawa, Kaduwela, Wellampitiya, Kelaniya, Biyagama, Sedawatte, Dompe, Hanwella, Padukka and Avissawella were instructed to immediately evacuate to safer places, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said.
May 26, 2017 7:03:38 AM- hirunews.lk
Water supply to several areas has been disrupted as main supply line from Labugama, Kalatuwawa damaged at Thummodara due to soil embankment collapse. Read More
May 26, 2017 6:47:43 AM- hirunews.lk
Due to the prevalent bad weather condition, the Open and Limited Competitive Examinations for Recruitment to Grade III of Public Management Assistants’ Service which was scheduled to be held on the 27th and 28th this month have been postponed. Releasing... Read More
May 26, 2017 6:37:41 AM- hirunews.lk
President Maithripala Sirisena in a Twitter message has informed that he was shocked to hear the abrupt disasters occurred in the island. President Sirisena has instructed the officials to provide relief to the affected soon. Read More
May 26, 2017 7:06:25 AM- LBO.com
May 26, 2017 (LBO) – The death toll from torrential rain across Sri Lanka has risen to 25 persons with more than 42 people reported missing, the island’s Disaster Management Centre said Friday. The Disaster Management Centre said that over 7,800 people belonging to 2,811 families were affected in seven districts. Sabaragamuwa Province is worst […]
May 26, 2017 12:31:25 PM- dailymirror.lk
President Maithripala Sirisena today directed the relevant authorities to provide maximum relief for the people who were affected by the adverse weather conditions prevailing in the country.
May 26, 2017 12:03:04 PM- dailymirror.lk
A supplementary estimate to seek Parliament's approval to spend more than Rs.360 million to purchase vehicles for some ministers and renovate official residences of several other ministers was presented to Parliament today.
May 26, 2017 5:32:04 AM- hirunews.lk
37 persons have died and more than 70 have gone missing from the landslides in Kalutara District, says Kalutara Divisional Secretary. Police said that 3 houses have been destroyed due to a landslide in Delkitwatta in Baduraliya, and 11 individuals have... Read More
May 26, 2017 4:51:02 AM- hirunews.lk
Water level of river Kelani has risen due to heavy showers. Meanwhile, it has been reported that in Colombo, Kollonnawa, Kaduwela, Wattala, Kelaniya areas are under the risk of been flooded. Accordingly, Minister of Megapolis and Western Province Development,... Read More
May 26, 2017 11:22:09 AM- dailymirror.lk
Megapolis and Western Development Minister Patali Champika Ranawaka today ordered the authorities to remove all illegal constructions that built blocking the canals and waterways.
May 26, 2017 4:34:26 AM- LBO.com
May 26, 2017 (LBO) – JF Packaging Private Limited, a fully owned subsidiary of Lankem Ceylon, has acquired a firm engaged in the business of injection moulding. Lankem Ceylon said in a stock exchange filing that the acquisition of 100 percent stake in Alliance Five Private Limited took place Wednesday for 150 million rupees. Earlier […]
May 26, 2017 9:31:38 AM- dailymirror.lk
Party leaders today decided to end Parliament sessions at 2 p.m. to allow the MPs to supervise rescue operations and distribution of relief among flood and landslide victims.
May 26, 2017 3:55:11 AM- adaderana.lk
Party leaders have decided to suspend Parliament proceedings at 2.00pm today, considering the prevailing disaster situation owing to inclement weather.
May 26, 2017 3:36:47 AM- adaderana.lk
At least 7 persons were killed while another 3 are reportedly missing due to the landslide in Bogahawatta, Bulathsinhala.
May 26, 2017 3:30:17 AM- adaderana.lk
President Maithripala Sirisena assured that his government is totally committed to support the campaign against human smuggling and sea piracy.
May 26, 2017 3:29:17 AM- hirunews.lk
The UK premiere for The Mummy has been cancelled following the recent terrorist attack at an Ariana Grande concert in Manchester which killed 22 people. The European premiere of The Mummy has been cancelled out of respect for the victims of a terrorist... Read More
May 26, 2017 3:20:23 AM- hirunews.lk
Leaves of governement servants in the Ministry of Home Affiars and in the District Secretariats and Divisional Secretariats in the affected areas have been cancelled without notice and asked to report to work immediately. Accordingly, if a government... Read More
May 26, 2017 8:24:37 AM- dailymirror.lk
An airman and two individuals, who were being rescued, were injured when they fell from a Mi17 helicopter in Neluwa, Galle this morning.
May 26, 2017 3:19:43 AM- hirunews.lk
The BCCI and PCB will meet in Dubai on May 29 to discuss the MoU to play six bilateral series between 2015 and 2023. Because of the strained relations between the two countries, the BCCI has not had the federal governments clearance to honour... Read More
May 26, 2017 2:51:59 AM- hirunews.lk
Police have confirmed 28 persons have died and another 41 persons are missing in the midst of the inclement weather that has cause flooding and landslides. Ratnapura, Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts are the most severely affected. 6 persons died... Read More