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DMC: Over 362,000 Persons Affected By Floods In Batty

Jan 4, 2011 9:33:58 AM - thesundayleader.lk

The Disaster Management Center (DMC) today (4) stated that over 362,900 persons from 96,670 families have been affected by floods in the Batticaloa District.

This figures were released by the DMC in its latest statistics on the persons affected by floods in various parts of the country.

DMC statistics have also stated that while 635 houses have been destroyed, 2498 houses have been partially damaged by floods in 14 Divisional Secretary Divisions in the Batticaloa District.

Meanwhile, eight families have been evacuated in pane, Nuwara Eliya due to heavy rains, DMC states.