Bestweb 2018
Bestweb 2018
Weather Alert: Landslide warnings issued for 7 districts

Weather Alert: Landslide warnings issued for 7 districts

Weather Alert: Landslide warnings issued for 7 districts

20 May, 2018 | 3:33 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st) – The National Building Research Organization or the NBRO has issued a landslide warning for 7 districts, for the next 24 hours.

The warning has been issued to the districts of Kalutara, Kegalle, Ratnapura, Badulla, Nuwara Eliya, Galle and Kurunegala.

Meanwhile, the Department of Meteorology says heavy rainfall exceeding 150 MM could be expected in the Sabaragamuwa Province from 6 AM to 6 PM tomorrow.

Issuing a weather advisory, the Department said heavy falls, of about 100 mm could be expected at some places, in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central and Uva provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts.

According to the Department, South-West Monsoon conditions are establishing over the island, and as a result, showery conditions over the South Western parts of the island are expected to enhance.

By: Nathasha De Alwis