Finland-based AW Energy, an ocean wave energy company, is working with the Government of Sri Lanka to set up a project to harness the potential of ocean wave energy around the southern coast of Sri Lanka.
Fairly strong gusty winds can be expected over the island, particularly in Sabaragamuwa and Southern provinces while mainly fair weather will prevail over most provinces today (16th Nov.), Met. Department said.
The European Union launched one of the largest programs of development support in the country. The European Union will contribute Rs. 5.4 billion in to reduce poverty in the provinces by improving the income of poor people living in rural areas and helping to ensure that they have enough food to eat, even in times of hardship.
Due to the atmospheric disturbance in the southwest Bay of Bengal to the East of Sri Lanka, the showery condition and the cloudy skies are expected in the Northern half of the island today (10th Nov.), Met. Department said.