The number of people displaced up to this
morning due to heavy rains and floods amounts to 212,276 persons from 56,270
families. Majority of them amounting to 212,211 persons are from Batticaloa
districts belonging to 56,259 families.
According to the Disaster Management
Centre, the rest of the persons are from the Trincomalee districts and
in other districts people have returned to their original habitats.
In the Batticaloa district majority of
the people affected amounting to 53,456 belonging to 14074 families from
the Munmunai North Divisional Secretariat Division, followed by 32,615