Puttalam lagoon dries out

3 August 2012 08:27 am - 10     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Five hundred thousand people have faced difficulties even finding drinking water in Puttalam area due to the prevailing drought. The water level in Puttalam lagoon has drastically reduced as never happened before. Stretch of 3 km in the lagoon has dried out at Karaba area on the Puttalam road killing thousands of sea shells. Pix by Hiran Priyankara Jayasinghe







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  • das Friday, 03 August 2012 08:46 AM

    nations is under a curse of leadership !

    Don Friday, 03 August 2012 08:47 AM

    signs of end of the world

    Iranga Friday, 03 August 2012 09:33 AM

    This is a curse for treasure hunting !!!

    Fusion Friday, 03 August 2012 09:43 AM

    That is a very depressing sight! :'(

    buffaloa citizen Friday, 03 August 2012 09:56 AM

    If this kind of disaster was eminent in Hambantota, MR would have already fixed dams, culverts or even a water salination plant to help the people of that area. People take note.

    Lankan Sunday, 05 August 2012 09:40 AM

    These are early Signs of Dajjal the "Anti-Christ" arrival. He is the False Messiah among people who will claim that he the GOD and every on earth should worship him. He will perform certain miracles to prove him self and relieve people hardship in exchange to follow his new world order OR other terms to worship him.

    jayaantha Friday, 03 August 2012 09:07 PM

    where are our Engineers!??? sitting at home in air conditioned houses!

    segu Friday, 03 August 2012 03:34 PM

    there is no curse as such. People need to be awake!

    john Friday, 03 August 2012 04:40 PM

    curse for sure.. but think about it.. i want MR to be the next president too.. cuase he have already screwed up our economy, and along with his family.. they have pocketed enough money.. if SF becomes the next president, he will suffer alot.. just like how obama is facing.. Bush screw up the economy but Obama is suffering from it..

    SM Friday, 03 August 2012 04:40 PM

    I didn't know that you could kill seashells. Sad anyways that there is a drought!


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