Falling trees damage property

Bad weather resulted in three huge trees being uprooted near Kalalapitiya on the Pasyala in the Kandy – Colombo main road at around 3,00 pm yesterday. The movement of vehicular traffic as a result was affected for nearly four hours.

There was severe traffic congestion in the Kandy – Colombo main road and the Police directed motorists to seek alternative routes.

No injuries were reported but at least two houses and a container vehicle were damaged as a reult of the falling trees. Electricity in the area was disrupted for several hours due to damages to the power lines.

The Police with the help of area residents were able to clear the road by evening.


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