Nov 12, 2017

Over 9,000 affected by heavy rains in Jaffna

More than 9,000 people belonging to over 2,500 families have been affected by the incessant rains in Jaffna, said district secretary Nagalingam Vedanayagam.

The adverse weather has so far destroyed four houses and partly-damaged 159 houses.

The worst hit is Maradankerni area, where 643 families have been affected.