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Sri Lanka floods to hit tea supplies to auctions
Bartleet Produce Marketing said there have been continuous heavy showers during the day and scattered showers during the nights in the main Western, Nuwara Eliya, Uva and Udapussellawa growing regions in the central hills. “The continuous heavy rains ...

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WEATHER UPDATE: Power outages in several areas - Newsfirst
News 1st (press release)
UPDATE May 25, 2018 11.45 AM - The death toll from inclement weather that affected 20 districts in the country has risen to 16, while 127913 people have been ...

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Sacramento Bee

5 killed, 7 missing as heavy wind, rain sweeps through in Sri Lanka
COLOMBO, May 21 (Xinhua) -- Five people were killed and seven were reported missing as strong winds and heavy rains lashed out across Sri Lanka since Saturday, the Disaster Management Center said in its latest update on Monday. The five deaths were ...
5 killed as heavy rains lash Sri lankaThe Quint

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Sri Lanka: Weed Paradise — Part 10
Sri Lanka Guardian
by Dr. Lalith Gunasekera. Montbretia. ( May 21, 2018, Victoria, Sri Lanka Guardian) Montbretia or crocosmia (CROSCOSMIA CROSCOSMIIFLORA) is a horticultural hybrid bred in 1880. The plant was distributed around the world due to its attractive flowers.

The Sunday Times Sri Lanka

Sri Lanka - Severe Weather (DG ECHO, Disaster Management Centre, National Authorities, media) (ECHO Daily Flash ...
Over the next 24 hrs, heavy rain may continue to affect the Sabaragamuwa, Central, Western, North-western and southern provinces. The National Building and Research Organisation (NBRO) has issued a landslide watch level 2 for several districts in the ...
68 thousand affected by adverse weather; Rivers still at spill level; Heavy showers forecast from tomorrow againHiru News

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The Hindu

150 years after the first tea plantation was established in Sri Lanka, one brand is sipped across the globe
The Hindu
We are at a Dilmah estate near Dickoya, in the cool Nuwara Eliya district where tea bushes in many shades of green, trimmed and well-nourished, roll on for miles. At the Dunkeld factory Holsinger gives me a nugget of social history: “When the British ...

Daily Mirror

Showery condition expected in next few days: Met
Daily Mirror
Addressing the Disaster Management media conference, Mr. Premalal said showers and thundershowers will occur at times mostly in the south western part of the country including the Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces ...

Heavy rains in central highlands, sluice gates of reservoirs opened
Colombo Page
May 21, Colombo: Due to heavy rains received in the western slopes of the central hills water levels of many reservoirs have reached the spill level and sluice gates have been opened, the Irrigation Department said. Four sluice gates of Upper Kotmale ...

WEATHER UPDATE: One lane of Biyagama – Kaduwela bridge closed
News 1st (press release)
7.19 PM – Residents of Kegalle, Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Kalutara and Galle Districts urged to be vigilant of landslides. ... Showers or thundershowers are expected to occur at times in; Western, Southern, Sabaragamuwa, Central and North-Western provinces.

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