5 dead, 1 missing due to adverse weather

5 dead, 1 missing due to adverse weather

May 27, 2011   05:54 pm

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The death toll within the past 24 hours due to prevailing adverse weather conditions has risen to 05, the Disaster Management Center (DMC) informed.


Four deaths have been reported from the Kegalle District owing to landslides, while an individual in Millaniya in the Kalutara District has died after being struck by lightning.


Meanwhile one person is missing from Narammala, Kurunegala after reportedly being swept by strong water currents of Maoya, the Center reported.


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