The Lanka Academic

JUNE 4, 2017 EST, USA
VOL. 18, NO. 59

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Monks evacuated from Pahiyangala Temple due to risks of landslides, Landslide warning extended
Hiru News, 2017-06-04 13:22:54 EST. The Disaster Management Center stated that mountainous areas are still posed with risks of landslides as the MET department has stated that rainfall can be expected in the next few days as well More...
Published: Sun Jun 4 23:55:13 EDT 2017

As flood recede, long-term monster show up
Daily Mirror, 2017-06-04 22:57:04 EST. Floods in most of the areas were receding as of today giving way to the authorities to focus on long term issues, whilst the death toll remained at 212 with 79 persons were still reported missing. More...
Published: Sun Jun 4 23:52:09 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Tharanga banned for Sri Lanka's slow over rate - Sport24
Sport24, 2017-06-04 07:06:00 EST. London - Sri Lanka captain Upul Tharanga is banned for the next two Champions Trophy matches due to a slow over-rate in Saturday's opening loss to South Africa. The suspension, handed down by the ICC after Sri Lanka's 96 run Group B defeat at The ... More...
Published: Sun Jun 4 23:50:15 EDT 2017 Back to the top

Sri Lanka v South Africa recap - SkySports
SkySports, 2017-06-03 17:59:19 EST. Here's how South Africa beat Sri Lanka in their opening Group B game of the ICC Champions Trophy at The Oval... Back to the top

Lanka tightens building laws as rain toll tops 200 - Gulf Times
Gulf Times, 2017-05-31 21:07:00 EST. Sri Lanka pledged yesterday to tighten construction laws as the toll from heavy rains rose to 203, saying many landslide victims would have survived had their homes not been built on slopes... Back to the top

Pilot whales pushed back into sea after mass stranding in Sri Lanka -, 2017-06-01 12:52:00 EST. Some 20 pilot whales were pushed back into the sea by sailors and locals after becoming stranded off the north-eastern coast of Sri Lanka... Back to the top

Sri Lanka bans open garbage dumping to protect elephants | News24 - News24
News24, 2017-05-31 18:36:27 EST. Authorities in Sri Lanka banned the open dumping of garbage near wildlife sanctuaries to discourage elephants from foraging for rotting food scraps and risking ... Back to the top

Mora and disaster reporting disaster
Daily Mirror, 2017-06-02 00:00:46 EST. We have been witnessing painful Screaming of the State machinery at times of tragedy and disaster... Back to the top

Landslide hazard warning issued As a huge crack observed on wall of Pahiyangala rock Cave
Hiru News, 2017-06-01 08:25:36 EST. The National Building Research Organization has issued warnings that the historical Pahiyangala Cave in Bulathsinhala is at risk of a landslide hazard... Back to the top

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