Water levels of Nilwala, Attanagalu and Kalu rivers on the rise | Daily News


 

Water levels of Nilwala, Attanagalu and Kalu rivers on the rise

The Department of Irrigation has warned that the water level of the Kalu, Attanagalu and Nilwala rivers are currently rising to ‘Flood Level’.

Nilwala River has reached flood levels at Panadugama area due to the prevailing heavy rainfall. The Kalu River has also neared the spill level at Milla Kanda, and Attanagalu has also neared the spill level at Dunamale area the Irrigation Department said, issuing an advisory on the possible rise of the river’s water level. Accordingly, the people living in low-level areas of these rivers have been advised to move to safer locations due to the threat of floods.


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