Batticaloa floods – aerial photographs


The Sri Lanka air force website has aerial photos of the flooding in Batticaloa and Ampara. It looks bad. Heartening to know that at least some aid is being flown in. Indi has a post with some links to making donations.

Thoppigala mountain surrounding area


Update 8 July 2007: The Google Earth location files for the sites in this post are available for download. The Sunday Times has an interesting feature article about the mountain. Update: After publishing this post, I came across a lankalibrary forum post that has some Google Earth like images which seems to suggest I might … Continue reading Thoppigala mountain surrounding area