Assistance has been distributed by air for many civilians in Anuradhapura, affected by floods.
Many are stranded in the Wahalkada and Welioya colonies as a result of floods. A group of Ministers, including Basil Rajapaksa reached the locations by air. Immediate facilities were provided in addition to food. Minister Basil Rajapaksa assured to provide them other facilities, including houses once the flood water subsided. Senior Government Officials and heads of the security sectors in the area joined the Ministers in this visit.