Only a mild tremor – GSMB
By Shiran Ranasinghe, Kundasale – Shantha Kalugala, Hanthane – Chaminda Kumara
Those living in Digana, Kandy need not be concerned over the minor earth tremor reported from the Ambatale area in Pallekele around 9:27 a.m. yesterday (18), Chairman of the Geological Survey and Mines Bureau (GSMB) Anura Walpola, assured.
He said, the tremor was experienced in areas such as Haragama, Anuragama and Ambathote as well. He also said around a million minor earth tremors are reported annually from around the world and hence asserted that people should not unduly panic over the situation.