Rain to continue next few days

The Department of Meteorology says that heavy rainfall, about 150 mm, can be expected at some places in Sabaragamuwa, Western, Central, North-western provinces and in Galle, Matara districts. Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-western provinces. Showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere particularly …

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Two held with gold worth over Rs 4.7 million

Customs officers at the Bandaranaike International Airport (BIA) in Katunayake arrested two Sri Lankan passengers attempting to smuggle gold pieces worth over Rs 4.7 million into the country. The suspects, a 55-year-old from Matara and a 52-year-old from Batticaloa, had arrived from Singapore this morning. The gold pieces weighing 700g …

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Five killed due to adverse weather

At least five people including a Buddhist nun were reported dead due to adverse weather conditions prevailed in Sri Lanka as a result of the rainstorm that swept across several parts of the country yesterday causing flash floods in several provinces. Two persons in the Welikanda area and a Buddhist …

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