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Floods close schools in Ratnapura

Torrential rains and flooding have forced education authorities in the Ratnapura district to shut down most of its schools.

Schools in the Elapatha, Ayagama, Kuruwita , Eheliyagoda and Ratnapura zones due to flooding .

The Disaster Management Center said schools in some parts of the district will be closed today. Most of them were closed yesterday due to flooding, Disaster Management Centre,Assistant Director Pradeep Kodippili said. Some parts have been deluged up to four feet, he said. Ratnapura town,and the Seevali ground became flooded too.