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* Sri Lankan President expresses condolences to Chennai flood victims
Fri, Dec 4, 2015, 01:31 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka.

Dec 04, Colombo: Sri Lankan President Maithripala Sirisena has expressed his "deepest condolences" to the people affected by the floods in Chennai.

In a Twitter message, the President said "My heart goes out to our neighbors in Chennai as they make it through this difficult time."

A total of 269 people have died in the floods in the state of Tamil Nadu after the heaviest rainfall in a century. Thousands of people have evacuated their homes and 20,000 people have been rescued, reports said.

 


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