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Saturday 7 December 2019
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Heavy rains lash North yesterday – 20.2 mm in Jaffna, 75mm in Kilinochchi , Iranaimadu rises to 17’

Heavy rains lash North yesterday – 20.2 mm in Jaffna, 75mm in Kilinochchi , Iranaimadu rises to 17’

Routine life of people of North was affected much due to heavy rains that lashed the North yesterday. Heavy rains which commenced at mid night day before yesterday extended till morning yesterday.

Jaffna District Disaster Management unit announced that 20.2 mm rainfall was recorded in Jaffna District. This rainfall was recorded during the period of 8.30 a.m. yesterday to 2.30 p.m.

75 mm of rainfall was recorded in Kilinochchi District.

Above rainfall was recorded from mid night on Monday to 2.30 p.m.

Meanwhile the water level of Iranaimadu has risen to 17’10” and  as the inflow of water is high, a likelihood of water level going further up is there.


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