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Sri Lanka: Bad weather hampers sinking cargo ship rescue

Al Jazeera, 04 Jun 2021
Heavy rain and strong winds are thwarting efforts to prevent a sinking container ship from causing further environmental damage to Sri Lanka's coastline.
Officials say most of the 300 tonnes of oil on board would have already burned as the X-Press Pearl sat ablaze for two weeks.
But environmentalists are still concerned about waves of plastic washing ashore.
Al Jazeera's Minelle Fernandez reports from Colombo, Sri Lanka.

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