Five schools in the Central Province are indefinitely closed due to the inclement weather.
Dharmaraja Vidyalaya and Gothami Balika Vidyalaya in Kandy are already closed indefinitely. The Sirimavo Bandaranike Vidyala in Matale and Imbulpe Vidyalay are also being closed due to the extreme weather conditions. Chief Minister of the Central Province Sarath Ekanyake said that Keerthi Bandarapura Vidyalaya in Walapane Nuwara Eliya will also be closed. These schools will function on holidays to make up the missed lessons.