Boast with three fishermen missing
Tuesday, 13 March 2018 - 8:47
Police say a boat which had ventured into the sea from Nayaru, Mullaitivu is reported missing with three fishermen on board.
It had left the shores of Mullaitivu yesterday (Mar. 12).
A special operation has been launched to locate the boat with the assistance of Sri Lanka Navy.
The missing fishermen are residents of Chilaw and are aged 50, 48 and 24 years.
Meanwhile, the Met Department says fairly heavy rains could be expected in some parts of the Uva, Eastern, North Central, and North Western provinces and in Galle, Matara, and Mannar districts.
"Sea areas off the coast extending from Matara to Colombo via Galle will be rough at times and wind speed will increase up to 60 kmph
at times", the Colombo Met Office said.
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