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Storm lashed Puttalam this afternoon

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Nearly 1000 houses were damaged, 500 almost completely, trees uprooted and at least 14 people sustained injuries as a storm lashed Puttalam this afternoon, the Disaster Management Centre in the area said.

The strong winds coupled with heavy rain continued for several hours making recovery efforts difficult for the residents affected by the storm. The injured people were admitted to hospital for treatment.



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October 3, 2009 at 2:43 pm

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