The Army is distributing aid amongst the flood affected people in Batticaloa.
Many locations in Batticaloa have been inundated. The Army is taking measures to distribute food amongst the displaced people. Army relief teams used boats to distribute food packets as many roads have gone under water. Dry rations are also expected to be distributed. The operations are being carried out under the patronage of Acting Commander of the 23rd Division Brigadier Mahinda Mudalige.