Power and Renewable Energy Minister Minister Ranjith Siyambalapitiya said a circular is already in effect to provide electricity free of charge to the flood affected for a certain period.
The Minister said his ministry will provide electricity meters free of charge to the affected.
Minister Siyambalapitiya said a six months extension would be given to pay defaulted electricity bills for all the victims.
“The Electricity Board will provide free service for the people in the affected areas, to check the condition of their domestic electricity circuits, Minister Siyambalapitiya said.
He said a generator was sent to the Neluwa Hospital and the adverse weather condition is delaying its arrival at the hospital.
Minister Siyambalapitiya said the affected people can reach a special team of the CEB to report their grievances via emergency contact number 0113030303