Weather: Over 54,000 affected in the Northern Province

Weather: Over 54,000 affected in the Northern Province

Weather: Over 54,000 affected in the Northern Province

Written by Staff Writer

24 Dec, 2018 | 11:05 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): Inclement weather in the Northern Province has affected over 54,000 people in five districts.

According to the Disaster Managment Centre, 11,299 people have been sheltered at 38 temporary camps so far. The DMC also stated that relief operations will continue with the assistance of the tri-forces.

Rainfall during the past 24 hours (NP);

  • Trincomalee – 95.7 mm
  • Vavuniya – 16.2 mm
  • Batticaloa – 7.2 mm

Rainfall during the past 24 hours (other);

  • Colombo – 33.7 mm
  • Ratnapura – 16 mm

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