Adverse weather claims four lives; more than 7,000 people affected
Four lives have been claimed by the adverse weather conditions reported in parts of the countries over the past few days.
A 39-year-old died after an earth mound collapsed onto two houses in Taplow area in Norton Bridge last morning. The body of the deceased was recovered in a joint operation carried out by the police and the army. According to the Disaster Management Centre (DMC), Kandy, Nuwara-Eliya, Galle and Ratnapura districts are the hardest hit.