A novice monk wades through the flood water at a temple near Sri Jayawardenepura Kotte. A number of roads in Colombo and its suburbs were underwater due to the torrential rains experiences in the past 24 hours. Pic by Pradeep Dilruckshana
Podi Hamadurowo Thursday, 11 November 2010 05:48 AM
Looks like it is flooded everywhere, where is the minister in charge?
Yeti Thursday, 11 November 2010 06:00 AM
The wrath of the Gods are now plain to see. They are angry at the country and where it is going. Unfortunately, the innocent are the victims.
rif Thursday, 11 November 2010 06:03 AM
GOD do not like Gambling bill passed in the parliament
buriyani baba Thursday, 11 November 2010 06:13 AM
beautiful..... me to had a swim to work....
i love colombo...........
Mushi Thursday, 11 November 2010 06:17 AM
A storm was to hit southern India specifically Chennai and it touched and gone SL, I think.
Cobra Thursday, 11 November 2010 06:50 AM
Among other worse things!
vinura Thursday, 11 November 2010 07:41 AM
Come on people anywhere in the world 400 mm of rain its going to be floods. How can you blame it on the govt.
Api Walata Thursday, 11 November 2010 07:58 AM
vinura according to your argument somebody can ask shoot u a question "do we need a government?"
Janaka Thursday, 11 November 2010 09:05 AM
My friends thank God for not sending the storm to us, rain we can manage.
Ajithkumar Thursday, 11 November 2010 09:34 AM
No No we are not blameing the Govt - What happen is that the Govt pass the Casini bill God is sad and weeping .. and will be weeping more
Jif Thursday, 11 November 2010 10:44 AM
Yes that is right. All Gods did not like the gambling bill been passed yesterday. Not to mentioned even the parliament was subdued in water
josh Thursday, 11 November 2010 12:56 PM
your being serious?
i mean billions spent of development work!! especially in Colombo for IIFA and Presidents Oath Taking Ceremony and guess what?? Colombo is flooded!!! and with just 8 - 10 hrs of rain??? gosh!!! there used to be rains for 2 days and still it was ok!!
Neil Skehel Thursday, 11 November 2010 12:59 PM
I dont want to offend anyone, but perhaps the country is just in a place which floods alot.
krishna Thursday, 11 November 2010 02:41 PM
How about Welikada prison area.
Kundu mali Thursday, 11 November 2010 08:10 PM
No proper drainage system in Sri Lanka. So this is the result. People are only interested to put up flats and big offices.Govt must do something to stop this. If not more to come like this.
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