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Sri Lanka Education Ministry asks schools to keep children out of sun

Extreme hot weather may rise tomorrow and next day, avoid keeping school students outdoors in high temperatures

February 28, 2024 2 min read

Sri Lanka to strengthen local gov act to curb unauthorized construction

This will remove existing barriers to taking immediate action to prevent unauthorized constructions

December 27, 2023 1 min read

Japan funds Sri Lanka fisheries, weather radar network

Japan has provided a JPY 200 mn grant to boost north-east fisheries infrastructure, and JPY 160 mn of a doppler network

November 22, 2023 2 min read

UNFPA, Australia provide crisis kits for Sri Lanka flood-affected women

Kits help maintain proper hygiene, reduce health risks, support physical and emotional well-being of the vulnerable

October 31, 2023 1 min read
Sri Lanka discusses climate change, cooperation with Indonesia at AIS forum

Officials discuss bilateral agreements including on mangrove conservation and fisheries sector development

Two deaths in Sri Lanka's Central town on Christmas eve

A depression in bay of Bengal has brought in sudden showers and landslide

Sri Lanka drug, fuel shortages deprive treatment of cyclone-hit animals

By December 14th 1,272 animals had died. Another 420 were sick and were being treated.

Roshani Fernando
December 17, 2022 2 min read

India smogs out Sri Lanka's China tower observers

Prior to the smog, 120 observers were permitted at once to the deck.

Neshella Perera
December 9, 2022 1 min read

Sri Lanka NBRO issues landslide warning amid heavy rainfall expectation

Heavy rainfall exceeding 75-100 mm can be expected in Sabaragamu, Western, Uva and North Western Provinces

August 27, 2022 1 min read

Red notices issued for five provinces as Met Dept forecasts heavy rain

Sri Lanka Met department is issuing Red warnings for heavy rainfalls and strong winds for several districts in five prov...

September 9, 2020 2 min read

Thunderstorms predicted in Central, Uva and Eastern Provinces

The Department of Meteorology is predicting thunderstorms after 2 PM today for Central, Uva, Eastern provinces and Polon...

August 25, 2020 1 min read

Thunderstorms predicted in several provinces and districts after 2 PM

Thunderstorms and heavy showers are forecast by the Department of Meteorology mostly in the North-Eastern areas of the c...

August 24, 2020 1 min read

Heavy rains expected in Galle, Matara and Kalutara districts

Department of Meteorology states that heavy rainfall above 100 mm is likely to be expected at some places in Sabaragamuw...

August 6, 2020 2 min read

Hot weather to end for some areas today

The Met Department is saying that the current dry spell will be broken in some parts of the country this afternoon as se...

March 11, 2020 1 min read

Daily downpour to continue; over 30,000 people affected

More than 30,000 people belonging to some 9,000 families have been affected by the adverse weather conditions prevalent ...

Nisali De Silva
December 6, 2019 1 min read

Over 14,000 people affected by adverse weather

A total of 14,164 people from 4,153 families have been affected by the adverse weather conditions prevalent across the i...

December 3, 2019 1 min read
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Tornado damages 17 homes in Galle

Some 17 houses were partially damaged after a small tornado hit Medakimbiya area in Wanduramba, Galle, last afternoon (1...

November 20, 2019 1 min read

Six dead, hundreds stranded due to heavy rains; more showers expected

The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) reports that six people died in intemperate weather yesterday, with 12 reported inj...

October 23, 2019 1 min read