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Relief to flood and landslide victims will continue

Nov 29, 2010 6:45:01 AM - itnnews.lk

The Disaster Management Centre says it is continuously providing relief to persons displaced by flood waters and earth-slips . They have taken shelter in welfare camps.

About 7000 are housed in camps countrywide. Inclement weather has affected Kurunegala, Kandy, Puttalam, Monaragala, Kegalle and Nuwara Eliya districts. 61 houses are devastated while 352 houses are partially damaged.

Transport on several roads in the Puttalam District is paralyzed. Water levels of small tanks have risen as the Mahananneriya tank began to overflow. Sluice gates of the Inginimitiya, Thabbowa, Rajangana and Castlereigh reservoirs are still open.