Navy relief teams alert for flood emergencies
The Sri Lanka Navy has deployed relief teams in certain areas in the Southern Province, to provide assistance and support to those who may be affected by floods due to the incessant rains.
Following the directives of Navy Commander Vice Admiral Priyantha Perera, the Southern Naval Command has sent a relief team each to Galle, Akuressa, Athuraliya and Thawalama,
areas and two teams to Kamburupitiya to ensure a co-ordinated and effective response.
Additional Navy relief teams are kept on standby to be deployed at will, to render assistance to the public, if they are being affected by floods.