Warning issued to Badulla residents over landslide risk

Warning issued to Badulla residents over landslide risk

Warning issued to Badulla residents over landslide risk

Written by Keshala Dias

28 Jul, 2017 | 4:38 pm

Badulla District Secretary, Nimal Abeysiri said steps have been taken to make people who live in several areas aware of an impending risk. Abeysiri, further noted that a special team from the National Building Research Organisation (NBRO), is currently inspecting the Dikarawa area in Ella, Badulla, and assessing the risk.

When News1st made inquiries in this regard from the Director General of the NBRO, Dr. Asiri Karunaratne, he said that a team headed by the Director of the Landslides Division has been sent to the area.

Dr. Karunaratne further noted that recommendations with regard to the particular area will be submitted by evening.

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