Floods submerge over 100 houses
Sep 29, 2010 8:00:00 PM - aussieindolanka.com
Over 100 houses in Anuradhapura were submerged by flood waters following incessant rain which lasted for nearly eight hours Tuesday. Residents said they had not experienced such heavy showers for the last 20 years. Areas worst affected included Hidogama, Pavakkulama, Maha Nelubewa, and 8th and 12th canal areas. Some of the houses were three to four feet under water while several wells and culverts were also damaged by flood waters. The rain started around 4 p.m. and lasted almost till midnight.