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Three dead in landslide as heavy rains continue

Three people are dead and four others injured in a landslide in Nuwara Eliya, after heavy rains continued in many parts of the country, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said.


Heavy rain hits the metropolis

Several places in Colombo District are flooded due to the heavy rain today.


O/L candidates not affected by adverse weather so far – DMC

There have been no reports of G. C. E O/L Examination candidates being affected by adverse weather thus far, the DMC Assistant Director said.


One dead, three missing in landslide in Walapane

One girl has been killed and another three have gone missing due to a landslide in Walapane, Nuwara Eliya, the Disaster Management Centre (DMC) said. The incident has occurred around 7.30 pm last evening (30). The body of the girl has been recovered during the search operations while the three others are still missing. Military […]


Heavy showers expected

The Department of Metrology says heavy showers about 100-150 mm are likely in Northern, Uva, Eastern and North-Central provinces after 1:00 pm today.


Air Pollution in Colombo “moderate” – NBRO

The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) reported that the predicted air quality index levels is expected to maintain moderate levels of air pollution in Colombo District from today (8th Nov) to 13th Nov.


Nilwala rising warns Disaster Management Centre

The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) is warning that the Nilwala Ganga is rising and major flooding is possible due to the continuous rain hence people living in close proximity are advised to take precautions.


Rain continues tomorrow as more families are hit by floods

There will be more rain in the Northern, Eastern, North-Central and Uva provinces from tomorrow evening, the Meteorology Department says.


Flood warnings for Kelani and Kalu, sea to be rough

During the 24 hour period that ended at 9.30 a.m. this morning (22 Oct) five were killed and 10823 people from 3048 families were affected by the prevailing weather conditions, said the Disaster Management Centre (DMC).


Showers expected across the island

Showers or thundershowers will occur in Western, Sabaragamuwa and Northern provinces and Galle, Matara and Puttalam districts, the Department of Meteorology said today (21).


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