Burst dam displaces 400 families

5 February 2011 12:02 pm - 7     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


More than 400 families were displaced in Dutuwewa, after a dam in Kiwulkadawela tank burst unleashing 55,000 cubic acres of water to the nearby area. Coconut trees in the area were reportedly uprooted by the forceful water gushing  from the broken dam.

The displaced families are being housed in a temple nearby awaiting assistance from officials.  (KKA)

  Comments - 7

  • C.K.Lankaputhra Sunday, 06 February 2011 02:00 AM

    These are blessings in disguise for all government politicians. They must be enjoying thoroughly the disaster. Money, money, money.

    badboy Saturday, 05 February 2011 01:12 PM

    Please officials help them quickly....

    gg Saturday, 05 February 2011 01:12 PM

    OH gosh.. I hope they are ok

    Mohamed Naleem Ali Sunday, 06 February 2011 07:41 AM

    Hai ho, In the name of national disaster the politicians fill their bank purse and enjoy their life.

    Thas Sunday, 06 February 2011 07:46 AM

    It's OK, it's happening all over the world. Why should SL be excempted. Also mit's a income generating project for thev politicians and Govt of SL.

    Srilankan Sunday, 06 February 2011 09:30 AM

    We shoud divert the money provided by foreigh countries to rebuild north to flood diaster, tamils can go to tamil nadu

    asoka abeywardena Saturday, 05 February 2011 05:00 PM

    this is a blessing to the politicians...imagine the cash flow...just like what happened to the tsunami money...they are still wearing clothes...

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