May 26, 2017

Floods, landslides kill 25

Police have confirmed 25 persons have died and another 42 persons are missing due to the adverse weather conditions which has led upto flooding and landslides.

Ratnapura, Kalutara, Galle and Matara districts are the most severely affected.

 
In the wake of the prevailing condition, the Ministry of Home Affairs has announced the following telephone numbers to inform in the event of a disaster.
 

The contact numbers of the District Secretariats and the District Secretaries are as follows-

Ratnapura District                - 0452222235 / 0714423760

Kalutara District                   - 034 2222235 / 0716814813

Galle District                        - 0912234235 / 0714415377

Matara District                     - 0412222235 / 0776864397

Hambantota District             - 0472256235 / 0714441612

Colombo District                  - 0112369134 / 0773184910

Gampaha District                 - 0332222235 / 0773273507

Kegalle District                     - 0352222235 / 0773633293

Home Affairs Minister Wajira Abeywardhane     - 0777007070

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