Sri Lanka beer factory flooded

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Floods caused by heavy rain in Sri Lanka in the past several days have halted production at Lion Brewery (Ceylon), the company said in a stock exchange filing.

Its factory at Biyagama has been affected by flood waters from the Kelani River and production has been halted.

“Management will assess the impact to the factory once the water recedes and will inform shareholders of the status accordingly,” the statement said.

The company is trying to bring operations back to normal as soon as possible, it said.
(COLOMBO, May 19 2016)