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Mahaweli Ganga which is the longest river in Sri Lanka has been severely affected by the drought prevailing in some parts of the country. The river bottom is clearly seen near the Gannoruwa Bridge. Pix by J.A.L. Jayasinghe





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  • M.Muttha Friday, 28 March 2014 01:54 PM

    Deforestation and illicit felling of trees are main causes for these drastic climatic changes. Politikkas and their henchmen involved in this environmental disaster must be made to answer for their crime against human existence. This is worse than genocide for they are wiping out future generations. via DM iPad app

    Romney Friday, 28 March 2014 03:58 PM

    Drought will hurt the farmers mostly, everybody else will live on imported food


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