Update: Landslides continue in Koslanda

Update: Landslides continue in Koslanda

Update: Landslides continue in Koslanda

Written by Staff Writer

29 Oct, 2014 | 9:19 am

According to the police, landslides are continuing to occur in the Meeriyabedda area in Koslanda.

Around seven plantations, have been affected by the landslide which is extending over a kilometre Police further stated that there has been no report of any casualties.

NBRO states that this area was previously identified as a landslide prone area and rescue operations should be carried out with extreme caution ..

A team of NBRO officials are onroute to the affected area from Colombo

The Assistant Director of the Badulla DMC, E.L.M Udayakumara stated that rescue operations will be carried out by the police and the army following the district secretariat’s orders.

Stay with News1st as we bring you more details later  in the day.

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