Landslide warnings issued for seven districts


The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) has issued landslide warnings for seven districts due to the perpetual rain occurring over the island.

Accordingly, Matara, Nuwara-Eliya, Ratnapura, Galle, Hambantota, Kandy, and Kegalle districts have been issued warnings.

The NBRO reported that the seven districts have experienced more than 75mm of rain during the past 24 hours.

The organisation urged residents in the said districts to remain wary of earth slips, rock falls and cave-ins.