Landslide warning issued for several districts

YD | Published: 12:15 PM Sep 19 2020
Local Landslide warning issued for several districts

National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) has issued 'Level 1' warnings for several areas in the Nuwara Eliya, Kalutara, Ratnapura and Kegalle districts.

According to the NBRO, since the rainfall within the past 24 hours has exceeded 75 mm, if the rain continues, these districts will be facing the risk of landslides, slope failures, rock falls, cutting failures and ground subsidence.  

The NBRO issued 'Level 1' warnings for the following areas: 

Kalutara District:

 Bulathsinhala Divisional Secretariat Division and surrounding areas 

Kegalle District:

Deraniyagala, Dehiowita and  Yatiyanthota Divisional Secretariat Divisions and surrounding areas

Ratnapura District:

Elapatha, Eheliyagoda, Ratnapura, Pelmadulla, Kuruwita and Ayagama Divisional Secretariat Divisions and surrounding areas

Nuwara Eliya District: 

Kotmale and Ambagamawu Divisional Secretariat Divisions and surrounding areas

YD | Published: 12:15 PM Sep 19 2020

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