Dengue threat at Madampe hospital
Four workers of the Madampe Hospital suspected of contracting dengue
have been hospitalised. Public Health Inspectors said the workers had
got infected by dengue at the hospital.
Reservoirs not at spill level
There is no threat of reservoirs overflowing despite the rainy
weather the country is currently experiencing, Irrigation Director
General G G A Godaliyadda said.
There are 69 major reservoirs and 119 smaller ones in the country.
None of these has reached spill level so far, he said.
Mahaweli 'H' Zone to cultivate 20,000 hectare of paddy
The Mahaweli 'H' Zone has decided to cultivate 20,000 hectare of
paddy and agricultural crops for the Yala season in Galnewa, Megalewa,
Eppawala and Thambuttegama.
The Mahaweli 'H' Project Manager W. Sirisena, told the media that
they had supplied quality seeds, agro chemicals and fertilizer to
improve the living standards of the farmers around Mahaweli 'H' Zone.
In addition, they have planned to develop homegardens to meet the
requirements of food crops for domestic consumption.