Landslide warning issued for Ratnapura district will continue – NBRO

Landslide warning issued for Ratnapura district will continue – NBRO

Landslide warning issued for Ratnapura district will continue – NBRO

Written by Staff Writer

03 Oct, 2014 | 9:14 am

The landslide warning issued for the Ratnapura district will be in effect until 7 p.m. on Friday.

Meanwhile, 20 families have been evacuated to safe grounds due to the two  landslides reported in the Eheliyagoda area in Ratnapura.

Speaking to News1st senior Geologist of the Landslide Unit of the National Building Research Organisation Gamini Jayatissa stated that these landslides have occurred due to the incessant rains that prevailed in the area.

He further stated that a landslide warning was issued to the Ratnapura district for twenty four hours starting from 7 Thursday night .


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