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Will Sri Lanka turn to SMS storm warnings after "night from hell"?

13 Dec 2017, TRF

Disaster experts in Sri Lanka advocate for government storm early warnings to directly reach mobile phones, after several occasions of failed warnings when messages did not reach everyone. Improving early warnings is crucial as the current hazards are being exacerbated by climate change, and more severe storms can be expected in the future.



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