Today 06) Due to the 20 minutes of rain that fell in the afternoon, Negombo, which is considered to be a major tourist area of the island, and its suburbs were flooded. (Sri Lanka Latest News)
Negombo is considered to be a major tourist area in Sri Lanka.
Katunayake Airport, the main entry point to Sri Lanka, is also located near Negombo.
However, due to unauthorized construction, informal management and non-operation of local government bodies, the city of Negombo is now inundated by even a small amount of rain.
However the situation is now, when Mr. Nimal Lanza was the mayor of Negombo, the city was managed properly, the drainage system was restored, and the water was arranged in such a way that it would drain away.