A lady from the Beliwatta village in Matara speaks of her unforgettable Tsunami experience in 2004

බෙලිවත්ත ප්රදේශයේ කාන්තාවක් ඇගේ අමතක නොවන භිහිසුණු සුනාමි අත්දැකීම පිළිබඳ කතා කරයි

மாத்தறைவிலுள்ள பெலிவத்த கிராமத்திலிருந்து ஒரு பெண் 2004 இல் அவரது மறக்கமுடியாத சுனாமி அனுபவத்தைப் பற்றி பேசுகிறார்

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After that on my mother’s advice we lived in the land called Kandewatta having built a small house covered with cadjans. It was a isolated forested land with only our house. At that time when my husband was aboard and I was living with my children I had an unforgettable experience. We had only a small radio as a valuable item in our house. A thief came in to the house to steel the radio. I work up and screamed. My son too screamed. Thief could not take the radio. We has such a difficult times.

ඉන් පසුව මගේ මවගේ උපදෙස් පරිදි කන්දෙවත්ත නැමති ඉඩමේ ගෙයක් සාදාගෙන ජිවත් වුනා. එය පොල් අතු සෙවිලි කර සාදාගෙන තිබුනා. ඒ වන විට මේ මුළු ඉඩමටම එකම ගෙයක්වත් තිබුනේ නෑ. තනිකර පාළු කැලෑ බද ඉඩමකි. ඒ අවස්ථාවේ මම දරුවනුත් සමග මහත්තයා රට ගිහිපු අවස්ථාවේ තනියම ඉන්නා විට මට අමතක නොවන සිද්ධියක් සිදු වුනා. එනම් මගේ මවත් දරුවනුත් ඉන්න අතර එවිට අපිට තිබුනේ පොඩි රේඩියෝ එකක් පමණයි වටිනා දෙයකට. එය ගැනීමට හොරෙකු පැන්න අවස්ථාවේ මගේ ඇහැ ඇරී කෑ ගසන විට පුතත් අවදි වී කෑ ගැහුවා. එවිට හොරා ආ කාරණය ඔහුට වැරදුනා. අන්න ඒ වග

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