Water levels of the Kalu, Kelani and Gin rivers on the rise. : DMC

Water levels of the Kalu, Kelani and Gin rivers on the rise. : DMC

Water levels of the Kalu, Kelani and Gin rivers on the rise. : DMC

Written by Staff Writer

16 May, 2020 | 10:28 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): The spill gates of the Kukule Ganga Dam have been opened due to the prevailing weather.

Assistant Director of the Kalutara District Disaster Management Unit, Colonel Sujith Kulasekara said People living on the banks of those rivers should remain vigilant.

Landslide early warnings have been issued by the NBRO for 09 districts including Galle, Ratnapura, Kegalle, Kurunegala and Kalutara.

The Met Department has also released a Special Advisory for Heavy Rain, issued by the Natural Hazards Early Warning Centre.

It says the prevailing showery condition in the South-western part of the country (particularly in Southern, Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces) is expected to continue further. Very heavy
falls above 200 mm will occur in some places.

Showers or thundershowers will occur elsewhere especially in the Eastern, Uva and North-central
provinces with isolated heavy fall above 100mm.

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