Lankapage Logo Recent Top Stories
CP 14 YEARS
Go Home Home Serving the Sri Lankan community globally since 2000
go to LankaPage.com

Leading News from Sri Lanka::

* Tropical storm One strikes Sri Lanka
Sun, Jan 5, 2014, 02:49 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Jan 05, Colombo: Tropical storm One struck Sri Lanka Sunday at about 11:30 a.m. local time (06:00 GMT) Tropical Storm Risk (TSR) reported.

According to the data supplied by the US Navy and Air Force Joint Typhoon Warning Center to Reuters the point of landfall was near 9.3 N, 81.8 E.

One brought 1-minute maximum sustained winds to the region of around 74 km/h (46 mph). Wind gusts in the area may have been considerably higher.

Sri Lanka issued a timely weather alert ahead of the storm and warned the people in the Northern coastal areas living within 100 meters of the sea to evacuate as the sea waves can be as high as 3 meters.

ColomboPage - Recent 10 Stories
Colombo-Thalaimannar Train service for public resumes from today
-- [58 minutes ago]
Chinese President proposes trilateral cooperation with Sri Lanka and India - report
-- [1 hour and 30 minutes ago]
Sri Lankan President pardons woman defaced famous Sigiriya Mirror Wall
-- [2 hours ago]
Another junior minister of Sri Lankan government decides to resign
-- [3 hours ago]
John Keells Holdings opens trading at Sri Lanka Bourse
Sri Lanka Army not to withdraw troops, camps from North
Sri Lanka's brand value expected to surpass country's GDP in 2015
Sri Lankan government committed to protect natural resources - President
Sri Lankan legislator lodges complaint at bribery commission against its head
Sri Lankan PM's office says the university students-police clash 'regrettable'

Copyright © 2000, 2014 by LankaPage.com (LLC) :
The news and other contents on ColomboPage are copyrighted property of LankaPage.com, LLC. Any unauthorized use of any information on ColomboPage may constitute a violation of copyright laws. You need written permission to reproduce, republish, post, transmit, broadcast or distribute, material from this site from LankaPage.com, LLC. However, news organizations or broadcasters in Sri Lanka may republish the news items in ColomboPage with proper acknowledgment to ColomboPage.