Landslide alerts issued as heavy rains continue

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Disaster Management Centre (DMC) yesterday issued landslide warnings covering a number of Divisional Secretariat (DS) Divisions and their surrounding areas in five Districts.

They are Kalutara, Ratnapura, Nuwara-Eliya, Kegalle and Kurunegala districts.  Their respective DS Divisions are Kalutara: Dodangoda, Bulathsinhala, Palindanuwara and Ingiriya and surrounding areas.

Ratnapura: Kiriella, Ayagama, Pelmadulla, Kahawatta, Kalawana, Ratnapura, Eheliyagoda, Nivithigala, Elapatha and Kuruwita DSs and surrounding areas.

Nuwara-Eliya: Ambagamuwa DS and surrounding areas;  Kegalle: Aranayake, Dehiowita, Yatiyantota, Bulathkohupitiya, Kegalle, Galigamuwa, Mawanella, Rambukkana and Warakapola DSs and surrounding areas and Kurunegala: Polgahawela, Kurunegala, Rideegama, Alawwa, Mawathagama and Mallawapitiya DSs and surrounding areas.

By Paneetha Ameresekere