Torrential rain disrupts life in Ampara District | Daily News

Torrential rain disrupts life in Ampara District

Several divisions of the Ampara district face floods. Picture by Addalaichenai Group Corr.
Several divisions of the Ampara district face floods. Picture by Addalaichenai Group Corr.

The torrential rain over the past two days in the Ampara District disrupted normal life in several villages and towns of the District.

The farmers who were awaiting rains after sowing their paddy fields are happy, but if the rains continue the excess water may ruin their crops, they said.

Meanwhile, the low-lying areas have been flooded and all inner roads are inundated. The people living in the areas of the DS Divisions of Alayadivembu, Nintavur, Karaitivu, Akkaraipattu, Thirukkovil and Pottuvil face hardship caused by flooding.
Deep sea fishermen in the District have been advised by the Disaster Management Office and Meteorological Department not to go to sea for the next few days.


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