Floods wreak havoc in Galle, over 7,700 affected

The Disaster Management Centre said 7,742 persons have been affected due to adverse weather conditions in the Galle district.

The DMC warned of heavy falls of about 100mm in several places in the island.According to the latest DMC situation report, 6,061 individuals from Kadawathasthara have been affected during the last two days alone. 566 others have been affected in Balapitiya bringing the Galle District total to 7742.

DMC Assistant Director Pradeep Koddippili said flash floods have been reported in the Galle and Kalutara districts along with heavy rains. 

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