Ac­cess road to the So­mawathiya Sa­cred Area goes un­der wa­ter

Daily Mirror (Sri Lanka) - - NEWS - BY K.G.KARUNARATNE

The ac­cess road to the So­mawathiya Sa­cred Area had gone un­der wa­ter bring­ing traf­fic to a stand­still last morn­ing. The Pu­lasthipura Po­lice said the road had gone un­der wa­ter by about 3ft. at sev­eral lo­ca­tions.

Po­lice said the So­mawathiya Na­tional Park had gone un­der wa­ter and that a herd of wild ele­phants from the Na­tional Park had come onto the main road. A se­nior po­lice of­fi­cial said traf­fic be­tween the Peri­yaru bridge in Sun­gaw­ila and the So­mawathiya Sa­cred Area had been sus­pended un­til the sit­u­a­tion was brought back to nor­mal.

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