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.
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