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Up-to-the-minute News

  • Kandy-Badulla road impassable

The Badulla - Kandy road made impassable due to a minor landslide causing heavy damages to the Malaoya Bridge. Road users are advised to take alternative routes via Hunnasgiriya and Walapane.

  • Floods in six districts

Torrential rain during the weekend has caused havoc in six districts - Amapara, Matale, Anurdhapura, Polonaruwa and Batticloa with over 6211 families displaced and some110 houses completely destroyed.

  • Looting during Dambulla floods

Two persons have been arrested by Dambulla Police for looting shops during floods. The floods caused extensive damage to the area and the hospital was shifted as a result.