Heat advisory issued for 4 districts

Heat advisory issued for 4 districts

Heat advisory issued for 4 districts

Written by Staff Writer

28 Jun, 2019 | 11:16 am

Colombo (News 1st): The Disaster Management Centre says the number of people adversely affected by prevailing dry weather conditions has increased further. Assistant Director Pradeep Kodippilli said over 445,000 people are reportedly affected, a majority from the North.

Meanwhile, the Meteorological Department, issuing a heat weather advisory says temperatures are expected to increase up to 32-41 degrees Celcius at some places in the Polonnaruwa, Batticaloa, Ampara and Monaragala districts.

The department adds that temperatures between 27 – 32 degrees Celcius could be felt at times in most other districts of the island as well.

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