A slight change in the prevailing weather condition is expected in south-western part of the island after 17th September. A slight enhancement of windy condition is expected over the island from 17th September.Several spells of light showers will occur in Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in Kaluthara, Galle and Matara districts. Showers or thundershowers may occur at a few places in Uva province and in Batticaloa district after 02.00 pm There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity
The 98th Model Village ‘Abhayarajagama’, constructed under Semata Sevana Yali Pibidena Uda Gammana programme, was vested with the public by Housing and Construction Minister Sajith Premadasa, recently.
The Meteorology Department today issued heat weather advisory for Eastern Province and Polonnaruwa, Mullativu and Kilinochchi Districts as the caution level was expected in most parts of the Eastern Province and some parts of Polonnaruwa, Mullativu and Kilinochchi districts today and tomorrow. It said people should stay hydrated in job sites and take breaks in the shade as often as possible while check up on the elderly and the sick indoors.It warned people not to leave children unattended in vehicles. “Limit strenuous outdoor activities and find shade and stay hydrated,” the statement said.
A team of Sri Lankan Police Officers is participating in a comprehensive training program on Road Safety and Traffic Management at the Institute of Road Traffic Education (IRTE) in Faridabad, India. The course is being organised from 3rd -14th of September.
President Maithripala Sirisena says it is essential to make the transportation service a pleasant one to the public.The President said this at a discussion held at the President’s office regarding the maintaining a regular transportation service and uplifting the quality of the public transportation service.Long discussions were held in order to monitor the progress of the Sahasara Niyamu project introduced in the year of 2016 in order to introduce a quality transportation service to the country and how to drive the project forward in order to deliver a better service in the future.
The media report on the northern Provincial council had taken a decision to prohibit resettle the Sinhala People in the north are seems to be based on inaccurate facts the department of government information revealed today.
The Index of industrial production (IIP) has increased by 1.1% in July 2018 compared to the same month in 2017. The IIP reported for the month of July 2018 and 2017 were 105.9 and 104.8 respectively.In terms of manufacturing industries 10 out of 20 industry groups have shown positive growths in volume of production. The industry groups: ‘Printing and reproduction of recorded media, manufacture of coke and refined petroleum products and manufacture of textiles have shown a remarkable increases of 37.2%, 26.5% and 13.7% respectively in their volume of production duringthe month of July, 2018 compared to that of July 2017. The volumesof basic metal products and food products have increased by 12.5% and 0.1% respectively.
The Directorate of Mental Health IN the Ministry of Health, Sri Lanka has launched yesterday at the Department of Government Information Auditorium and the first copy of the guidelines was presented to Director General of Government Information Attorney at Law Sudharsana Gunawardena by Director General of of the HEALTH service DR. Anil Jasinghe.
Showers or thundershowers will occur at a few places in Uva and Central provinces and Batticaloa district after 02.00 pm.Mainly fair weather can be expected elsewhere.There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers. General public is kindly requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning activity.
The Government of Japan has decided to extend a grant assistance of nearly US$ 1.25 million (Rs. 1.94 billion) to expedite Sri Lankan government 's humanitarian demining efforts in the war-battered North with the aim of transforming Sri Lanka into a land mine free country.