165 Cows Found Dead Due To Cold Weather


December 9, 2022


Over 160 cows in Kilinochchi have died in the early hours of yesterday (09) due to the cold weather, residents of the area claim. About 165 milk cows and their calves had died due to the weather, they said. Disaster Management Centre (DMC) at Kilinochchi said that the temperature of the district had plummeted to about 17 degrees Celsius for two days. They said that the farmers had started lighting fires near the animal sheds to keep them warm. Farmers say they have suffered heavy losses due to the deaths of the animals.