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Rain received in Mullaitheevu, but no inflow of water to Irrigation Tanks

Although rains were received in Mulaitheevu District so far no inflow has been recorded at the Irrigation Tanks of the District, the Irrigation Department Engineer of the District, Sriskantharasa said. Although rain falls have been received they were not recorded over 20mm. So far only 12 – 19 mm rains have been recorded.

Water inflow at tanks under Vavunikulam and Muthaiyankaddu  irrigation schemes have not started yet.

If the rains increase inflows might start he said.