Inquiry into tremor felt in Kandy, launched

Inquiry into tremor felt in Kandy, launched

Inquiry into tremor felt in Kandy, launched

Written by Pavani Hapuarachchi

30 Aug, 2020 | 8:11 am

COLOMBO (News 1st): The Geological Survey and Mines Bureau launched a special inquiry into the tremor felt in the Thalathu-oya police jurisdiction in Kandy at around 8:30 pm on Saturday night (Aug 29).

The investigation will be conducted by a specialist team consisting of Nilmini Thaldena from the Tsunami Early Warning Centre.

Area residents in Thalathu-oya, Kandy said a tremor was felt at around 8:30 pm yesterday (Aug 29).

“The team appointed to inquire into the incident is already in the area,” Anura Walpola, the Chairman of the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau told News 1st.

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