75,000 people in Trincomalee being evacuated

75,000 people in Trincomalee being evacuated

The District Secretary of Trincomalee said a total of 75,000 people are currently being evacuated to safer locations as the Eastern province braces for Cyclone Burevi today (02).

According to Trincomalee District Secretary, these people will be evacuated to 237 relief centres.

Cyclone Burevi is expected to make landfall in Sri Lanka’s Eastern Coast between 7:00 to 10:00 pm today (Dec. 02), the Department of Meteorology said.