Peace for the World

Peace for the World
First democratic leader of Justice the Godfather of the Sri Lankan Tamil Struggle: Honourable Samuel James Veluppillai Chelvanayakam

Tuesday, June 13, 2017

15-1The much-awaited monsoon arrival in mid-May with a vengeance, bringing floods, submerged roads and earth-slips, forcing hundreds of thousands out of their homes, especially those living Kalutara, Galle and Matara Districts – Pic by Shehan Gunasekara

15-TuderlogoTuesday, 13 June 2017

During 2016 farmers encountered a series of rain failures; last Maha rains expected in late September arrived in November/December in a milder form, delaying Maha paddy cultivation in Eastern and North Central Provinces. Then, in 2017 south-western monsoon rains expected in latter part of March failed to appear and the populace faced the highest temperatures for decades with high humidity.