COLOMBO (NewsRadio); A total of 1,038 families are still affected by the inclement weather experienced in several parts of the country in the past few days.
The Disaster Management Centre said in its latest update that 3,711 individuals in 15 districts have been affected by adverse weather.
At least seven people have died while 10 others have sustained injuries in weather-related incidents in the past two weeks.
Meanwhile, the DMC said one house has been destroyed and 221 residences have been damaged due to heavy rains, gusty winds and landslides.
Several families affected by bad weather have also been relocated to temporary shelters at present.
Meanwhile, the Department of Meteorology predicts showers or thundershowers over most places in the island after 2pm today.
The Met Department said heavy showers of about 100mm can be expected at some places in the Southern, Sabaragamuwa and Uva provinces.
Showers will occur particularly in the coastal areas of Northern, Eastern and Southern provinces during the morning as well.
Meanwhile, misty condition can be expected in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Uva and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts during the morning.
The general public has also been requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.