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9,000 people affected by pouring rains in Jaffna District

9,000 people affected by pouring rains in Jaffna District

9,141 people belonging to 2,518 families have been affected by the rain. 4 houses are completely damaged while, 159 houses are partly damaged, said the District Secretary of Jaffna, N.Vethanayagan.

If the rains continue, the residents of low lying areas will be compelled to displace. The Division wise break down of the affected people is as follows.

Division families No of people.
Uduvil 106 385
Kayts 40 137
Karainagar 08 27
Jaffna 55 209
Nallur 146 552
Kopay 249 893
Chankanai 273 1,066
Sandilipay 128 444
Thellipalai 393 1,253
Chavakachcheri 189 759
Point Pedro 283 1,045
Maruthankerny 643 2,382


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