Gale damages houses in Anamaduwa | Daily News

Gale damages houses in Anamaduwa

Several houses in two villages in the Divisional Secretariat Division of Anamaduwa were damaged in a gale on October 11, Anamaduwa Divisional Secretary Deepika Chandanie said.

It had swept through Thonigala and Paramakanda. Disaster Management Officials said that it damaged many houses.

The gale lasted for several minutes. It had lifted asbestos and other roofing sheets and carried those over 200 metres away, residents said.

Along with the gale, heavy rains occurred and washed away furniture and other goods in many houses, they said. Even massive teak trees at the Anamaduwa State Teak Reserve had fallen in the gale and heavy rains, they said.


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