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Sri Lanka: One third of Paddy crop destroyed due to rain, flood

Feb 9, 2011 1:08:32 AM - news.lk

The havoc caused by two rounds of flooding in Sri Lanka in January and February have destroyed 576, 121 acres of paddy land in all 25 districts in the country.  The total paddy cultivated was in 1.82 million acres and the total acres that were destroyed were 31 percent of the staple rice crop.