Extreme weather: Highest rainfall recorded in Katunayake

Extreme weather: Highest rainfall recorded in Katunayake

Extreme weather: Highest rainfall recorded in Katunayake

Written by Staff Writer

16 May, 2016 | 10:13 am

The highest rainfall of 260.2 mm during a lapse of 24 hours ending at 5.30 a.m. on Monday, May 16, was recorded in Katunayake.

Colombo meanwhile, recorded a rainfall of 232.4 mm,  while Ratmalana recorded a rainfall of 170. 8 mm.

Rainfall of 131.1 mm was recorded from Ratnapura while Mannar recorded a rainfall of 173. 9 mm. Trincomalee recorded a rainfall of 182. 4 mm.

Several areas in and around Colombo remain inundated hampering vehicular movement owing to heavy downpours.

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