VIDEO: List of 42 fishermen killed in monsoon weather

VIDEO: List of 42 fishermen killed in monsoon weather

June 10, 2013   07:35 pm


The total number of fishermen pronounced dead, according to information received as of 2.30 p.m. today, has reached 42 while around 22 have been injured due to adverse weather condition in the past few days.


Forty-three fishermen are still missing along with 24 trawlers, a statement issued by the Fisheries and Aquatic Resources Deputy Minister抯 Office said.


It states that 9 deaths, 5 injured and 1 person is missing from the Colombo District while 23 deaths, 11 injured and 12 disappearances have been reported from the Galle District.


Nine fishermen died in the Kalutara District while 6 each are injured and missing. One death has been reported from the Negombo District with one person missing and 13 boats damaged.

The names and addresses of the deceased fishermen are as follows: 



1.      Kodimarakkalage Bonat Fernando No. 17, Dudley  Senanayake Mawatha, Dehiwala

2.      Sudath Rohana Fernando No.76, Oban Place, Dehiwala

3.      H.W. Thilak Upatissa No. 15, Fisheries Homes, Oban Place, Dehiwala



4.     B. Silton Peiris 315/1, Modara, Moratuwa

5.     T. Ravindra Peiris Modara, Moratuwa

6.     T. Somasiri Peiris Modara, Moratuwa

7.     K.D. Nilantha Fernando 56/5, Klovin Mawatha, Moratuwella


Dehiwala-Mt. Lavinia


8.     Sumanadasa Mendis 156, 5th Phase, Badowita, Mt. Lavinia

9.     Sameera Sampath Silva 418, Beach Side Road, Angulana



10.  Samantha Asbon 49/18, Pattayamwatta, Kimbulapitiya



11.  N. Anulakumara de Silva Galle Road, Bambalapitiya

12.  K.T. Gunawardena Opposite Nayaka Temple, Wellabada, Balapitiya

13.  A.W. Sunil Wijesiri Pathamulla, Balapitiya

14.  Nishantha de Silva No.12, Chinese Friendship Homes, Weliwatugoda, Balapitiya

15.  Wickrama Ranjith de Silva Wellabada, Balapitiya

16.  H. Upali Ranjith de Silva Galle Road, Balapitiya

17.  Uduwara Sumanasena de Silva No.89, Gunananda Mawatha, Balapitiya

18.  Pettadawu Ajith Kurunduwatta Road, Kurunduwatta, Wathugedara

19.  Ranmuthu Wimalasiri Beratuduwa, Balapitiya

20.  Uduwara Anil Shantha Gunananda Mawatha, Balapitiya

21.   Wickrama Upali Wellabada, Balapitiya

22.  Waduge Sumith 3rd Lane, Kurunduwatta, Wathugedara

23.  W.G. Lakith Nuwan - 3rd Lane, Kurunduwatta, Wathugedara

24.  L.B. Chandrapala Modarawatta, Balapitiya

25.  G.T. Nandana Modarawatta, Balapitiya

26.  Wickrama Nimal Shantha Wellabada, Balapitiya

27.  Akuratiyage Indika Piyal Kumara No.53, Chinese Friendship Homes, Weliwathugoda, Balapitiya

28.  Hakkini Nimal Galle Road, Balapitiya

29.  A. Susantha de Zoysa Weliwatta, Balapitiya

30.  Kalamun Premalal - Weliwatta, Balapitiya

31.  Mahaliyana Danapala de Zoysa Lunugala, Weliwatta, Balapitiya



32.  Gange Saumyasiri Paluwatta, Temple Road, Telawatta




33.  Thalawwa Pathirage Gunaratne Nelumpokunagama, Maha Induruwa




34.  Wickrama Upali Somaratne de Silva Pelegaspalatha, Nanathota, Kosgoda




35.   Kamal Ravindra Pushpakumara No.4, Athpatthiya Road, Dawatagahawatta, Kudapayagala, Payagala

36.  W.D. Cleman Joseph 16/5A, Kiriwella Kanda, Halkadawila

37.  Abdul Raheem Mohamed Ansar School Avenue, Maggona

38.  P.L. Nimal Madama Road, Maggona

39.  H. Antony Sagarapura, Parana Kade, Beruwala

40.  M.A. Jayantha Priyantha Jude Mawatha, Diyalagoda, Maggona


Beruwala South


41.  Badugodage Anura Lakshman Fernando Regu Road, Beruwala




42.  Premaratna Wijesundara Diyarilla Road, Moragalla 

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