Storm damages power lines, buildings in Kalutara district | Daily News

Storm damages power lines, buildings in Kalutara district

Strong winds and heavy rain lashed across the Kalutara district on Sunday night causing heavy damage to public and private property.

The roofs of most of the houses in low-lying areas were damaged. Low-lying areas around Bolgoda and Kalu Ganga were inundated. The Moderawila area had gone under water.

Many trees had fallen on the roads in Wellaboda and other areas in Panadura. Panadura Urban Council Vice Chairman P.H. Wilamn took steps to remove the trees across the roads, using the services of UC workmen.

Transport services were crippled till morning, when the storm subsided. Power and telecommunication lines were damaged in many parts of the district.

The Divisional Secretaries with Gramasevaka Niladaris were directed to look into the damage caused to the houses in the district. 


 

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