Several displaced by rain

Several people were displaced last night by heavy rain experienced in some parts of the country, the police media unit said.

The police said that in Dimbulupathana, Mayfield Estate 238 people were displaced and shifted to temporary shelters.

The Devon falls river had overflowed and as a result the people from 30 families were displaced.

Meanwhile in Kandapola, the police said that heavy rains and strong winds had uprooted trees damaging several houses in the area.

The police said that 31 people were displaced in the area and were transferred to a Temple. (Colombo Gazette)

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