Kelani River overflows – several areas under water

Kelani River overflows – several areas under water

Written by Staff Writer

04 Jun, 2014 | 8:06 am

Photo used for representational purposes

The Disaster Management Center says that the Keleni River has overflowed with several area including Malwana being underwater.

The Galle district Disaster Management Centre said that several areas including Deniyaya are experiencing a minor flood condition due to the over flowing of the Gin Ganga at several locations.

Deputy Director of the Disaster Management Centre in Nuware Eliya said that 74 families who were displaced due to heavy showers are now sheltered at two camps in the Hatton area. He added that two sluice gates of the Lakshapana Reservoir have been open.

Meanwhile, the water levels in Castlereagh and Wimalasurendra are also increasing.

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