Bad weather death toll rises to 14

T.P. Lokuliyana | Published: 2:13 PM Nov 25 2021
Local Bad weather death toll rises to 14

The death toll from incidents relating to inclement weather has risen to 14, with around 100,000 families from nine district remain affected.

Puttalam has the highest fatalities of seven, while six deaths have occurred in Trincomalee, the Disaster Management Centre said.

Also, 22 people have been injured and one person is reported as missing so far.

Nuwara Eliya, Ratnapura, Kegalla, Hambantota, Batticoaloa, Mullativu, and Jaffna are also among the worst-hit districts.

More than 500 houses are either fully or partially damaged, the DMC said.

T.P. Lokuliyana | Published: 2:13 PM Nov 25 2021

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