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Severe thunderstorm warning for several provinces

The Department of Meteorology says that thundershowers with severe lightning activity is expected in the Western, Samaragamuwa, Central, Southern, Uva and North-Western provinces for the next 6 hours. Temporary strong winds with speeds up to 70-80kmph could accompany the thundershowers, it said, issuing a weather advisory.

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Arjun Aloysius and Kasun Palisena further remanded

Perpetual Treasuries Limited owner Arjun Aloysius and CEO Kasun Palisena have been further remanded until 26 April by the Colombo Fort Magistrate. The suspects were today (12) produced before Fort Magistrate Lanka Jayaratne, who ordered that they be further remanded. The magistrate ordered the prisons officers to allow Palisena, who …

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CPC fuel prices to increase ?

Ceylon Petroleum Corp (CPC) is under pressure to raise fuel prices as the refiner incurred huge losses this year, cabinet spokesman Rajitha Senaratne said on Wednesday. The CPC incurred a loss of 9.9 billion rupees ($63.5 million) in the first two months of the year, a government document showed. “It …

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Heavy rains can be expected

Heavy rains about 100 mm can be expected at some places in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern, Central, Eastern and Uva provinces within next 24 hours, our news sources said.

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