Landslide warnings to several districts after heavy rains | Daily News

Landslide warnings to several districts after heavy rains

The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) yesterday issued landslide warnings to Colombo, Kalutara, Galle, Matara, Kegalle, Ratnapura, Kandy and Nuwara Eliya districts following the heavy rains experienced in these districts throughout the day yesterday.

The alert warning was issued for the Dehiowita, Ratnapura, Kuruwita, Eheliyagoda, Pelmadulla, Elapatha, Nivithigala and Kalawana Divisional Secretariat Divisions and surrounding areas while Watch Warnings were issued to Seethawaka, Padukka Nagoda, Baddegama, Yakkalamulla, Palindanuwara, Bulathsinhala, Walallawita, Ingiriya, Pasbage Korale, Warakapola, Yatiyanthota, Bulathkohupitiya, Deraniyagala, Ruwanwella Pasgoda, Athuraliya, Pitabeddara, Kotapola, Ambagamuwa, Ayagama, Godakawela, Kahawaththa and Kiriella Divisional Secretariat Divisions and surrounding areas. Due to the heavy rains, the water levels in major reservoirs including Kalu Ganga, Gin Ganga, Nilwala Ganga and Attanagalu Oya also had increased to alert level causing minor floods in some areas such as Millakanda, Panadugama and Dunamale.

 

 


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