EXTREME WEATHER: Flood Warning issued for areas around Kalu River Basin

EXTREME WEATHER: Flood Warning issued for areas around Kalu River Basin

EXTREME WEATHER: Flood Warning issued for areas around Kalu River Basin

Written by Zulfick Farzan

08 Nov, 2021 | 3:27 pm

COLOMBO (News 1st); Sri Lanka’s Irrigation Department has issued a Flood Warning for those living around the Kuda Ganga Sub-Basin the Kalu River Basin.

“It was observed that a considerable rainfall was experienced at Kuda Ganga Sub Basin in Kalu Ganga Basin during last 24 hours,” said the Irrigation Department adding that the upstream water levels of the river had increased.

The Irrigation Department said due to this, a minor flood situation is expected in low-lying areas of the Kalu River Basin in Bulathsinhala, Baduraliya, Parinda Nuwara, Millaniya, Horana, Dodangoda, and Kalutara Divisional Secretariat areas within the next few hours.

Therefore, public living in those areas and drivers operating through roads in those areas are requested to be highly vigilant in this regard.

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