Sunil C. Perera and Chithralal Jayasinghe
The Army and the Navy have commenced special operations to help those affected by floods in Ratnapura, Galle and Kalutara Districts. Navy Media Spokesman Commander D.K.P. Dassanayake told that more than 120 Naval personnel and 16 life saving boats are engaged in relief operations in Neluwa, Thawalama, Udugama, Kalawana, Hakmana and Badureliya. The Media Centre for National Security says the Army has commenced life saving operations in Kuruvita, Nivithigala, Ayagama, Kiri Ella and Elapatha.