Great fear had been induced into the minds of fishermen at Navalady, Batticaloa, because of the sea snakes caught in their nets in large numbers.
As the fishermen are in dire straits in recent times due to the disturbance in sea areas, the snakes caught in the nets had caused much disappointment.
People are also afraid of a possibilities of adverse weather changes. The people said that the relevant Officers should take action regarding the appearance of large number of snakes in their nets. They also remembered that snakes in large number invaded Baticaloa area prior to the last Tsunamy.