Rain Falls, Ending Extreme Weather in North Central Province..
Heavy rains are falling on the north central province bringing relief to the people who were suffering due to drought that lasted for 4 months.
People experienced much hardship due to the severe drought conditions experienced in Anuradhapura and Polonnaruwa areas in the north-central province. Farming was also adversely affected. Most of the tanks were drying up and people faced a shortage of drinking water due to dried up wells. Heavy rains started to fall ending this dry spell.