It has been decided to close all the schools in the Galle and Matara districts on Tuesday (June 04) and Wednesday (June 05) due to the prevailing adverse weather conditions, Governor of the Southern Province Lakshman Yapa Abeywardena said.

The decision was communicated during a press conference being held in Colombo regarding the prevailing disaster situation across the island.

He added that the decision was taken after discussions with the Education Ministry.