Severe erosion takes toll on Marawila coastal road

Severe erosion takes toll on Marawila coastal road

Severe erosion takes toll on Marawila coastal road

Written by Staff Writer

11 Jan, 2016 | 1:12 pm

The road close to the Talwila, Marawila estuary has been destroyed completely by severe erosion in the area.

Locals in the area say that this situation took place on Sunday night.

Around 400 meters of coastal area close to the Talwila estuary between the coast of Chillaw and Nainamadama were destroyed. This has resulted in the restriction of the movement of all heavy vehicles along this road.

Our correspondent said that as this is an area rich of tourist hotels, both local and foreign tourists. In addition, fishermen are facing several obstacles Locals said that despite numerous promises of renovation in the past, the matter remains unaddressed.

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