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The Meteorology Department is handicapped without the latest digital technology for weather forecast resulting in the inability to mitigate disasters such as the one currently being faced by the country.

This transpired at a news conference held in the parliamentary complex with the participation of Disaster Management Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa and key officials of the Met. Department.

He said the heavy rains were forecast as early as May 10. (Kelum Bandara and Yohan Perera)

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  • prabath Tuesday, 17 May 2016 05:17 PM

    Order more vehicles for MPs. The issue will be sorted out

    sobers Tuesday, 17 May 2016 05:26 PM

    :Dancer blaming the stage" for poor performance.

    BuffaloaCitizen Tuesday, 17 May 2016 05:32 PM

    Never mind, we have money for Mihin Lanka, Hambantota Airport, Hambantota Port, Hambantota Conference Center and even to send MaRa to see his best friend Museveni. We the buffalo rated citizens are finally to blame for choosing our leaders, so face it without grumbling.

    MD Tuesday, 17 May 2016 06:00 PM

    You are a buffalo indeed.

    chux Tuesday, 17 May 2016 06:01 PM

    Pls put Sumanadasa the great astrolodger he will make the predictions

    NARAYANA Tuesday, 17 May 2016 06:01 PM

    That is because those are not priority, FCID inquary and MC are the ones priority for yahapalana bunch

    nihal Tuesday, 17 May 2016 06:14 PM

    dear ministers stop blame game and rectify the issue here

    Maduka Tuesday, 17 May 2016 06:15 PM

    Who cares! we have BMWs!

    Maduka Tuesday, 17 May 2016 06:17 PM

    Even more under Yahapalanaya.

    priyan Wednesday, 18 May 2016 06:13 AM

    Why do you not watch CNN or Al-jazeera .

    Risu Wednesday, 18 May 2016 10:06 AM

    Oh please !!! use all the stolen wealth and money from the big shots .....


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