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Strike cost Rs 12 million for CGR

The Railways Department has faced a consequential loss Rs 12 million due to the railway strike which was launched recently. The Department has lost the income gained from issuing tickets to passengers and seat reservations, during the period of the railway strike. 370 scheduled trips were cancelled due to the …

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Two spill gates of Kukuleganga opened

Two spill gates at the Kukuleganga reservoir have been opened due to rising water levels after the catchment areas experienced a rainfall of more than 100 mm, Disaster Management Center (DMC) said. People living in Palindanuwara, Agalawatte, Baduraliya, Ingiriya and downstream have been advised by the DMC to be on …

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Flood and landslide warnings to continue

The flood warnings will remain further, although there has been a decline in the flood condition, announces the Disaster Management Centre (DMC). Kolonnawa, Kelaniya, Biyagama, Kaduwela, Dompe, Hanwella, Padukka and Awissawella are areas under threat as a result of rising levels of waters in the Kelani River. The DMC has …

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