The ‘Nipuna’ Labor Force established by the Ministry of Skills Development and Vocational Training will start work today (01st June).
Fairly strong winds of about 50 kmph can be expected over the country (These windy conditions are especially expected over the Southern province and Matale and Polonnaruwa districts), Met. Department said.
The Possibility of heavy rains and strong winds will reduce by today, states the Met Department.
International community is continuously extending assistance following the inclement weather that wreaked havoc in the country, says Minister of Foreign Affairs Ravi Karunanayake.
The cyclonic storm ‘MORA’ is expected to enter Bangladesh and weaken today, Met. Department said.
Lanka Sathosa outlets in flood affected areas have been directed to support relief efforts, Ministry of Industries and Commerce said.
Education Minister Akila Wiraj Kariyawasam said that it has been decided to close all the schools in the flood-affected districts from tomorrow (30th May) to Friday (2nd June).
Ministry of Hill Country New Villages, Infrastructure and Community Development Palani Thigamparam yesterday (28th May) vested 25 houses built at Brunswick Estate in Maskeliya.
The depression in the East-central Bay of Bengal has intensified in to a Cyclonic storm ‘MORA’ and it is further moving away from the island.
Although the heavy rainy condition has reduced temporary, showery conditions are likely to enhance again over south-western part of the island from 29th May, Met. Department said.