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Karapitiya Hospital partially submerged

A rain affected department. Picture by Sirangika Lokukaravita

Heavy rains submerged several facilities at the Karapitiya Hospital on Saturday night.The rains lasted over three hours, sources said.

The medical equipment storage room and the medicine storage area were badly affected.Several wards too were partly submerged.

The uncleared canal system of the hospital aggravated the situation, the sources said.

Several parts in Galle were inundated with the heavy rains.