EXTREME WEATHER : Major Flood Warning for Maha Oya River Basin

EXTREME WEATHER : Major Flood Warning for Maha Oya River Basin

EXTREME WEATHER : Major Flood Warning for Maha Oya River Basin

Written by Zulfick Farzan

09 Nov, 2021 | 8:38 am

COLOMBO (News 1st); A Major Flood warning was issued by the Irrigation Department on Tuesday (9) morning for the low-lying areas of the Maha Oya valley.

Floods can be experienced in the Alawwa, Diwulapitiya, Meerigama, Pannala, Wennappuwa, Negombo, Katana, Narammala and Dankotuwa areas, warned the Irrigation Department.

It added that the upstream river water levels of the Maha Oya River Basis has risen extensively.

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