Landslide risk alerts issued in many areas again


According to the announcement of the Department of Rain and Meteorology received yesterday a landslide warning was issued by the Department of Rain and Meteorology, said Dr. Wasantha Senadheera, Senior Scientist, National Building Research Organization.

He was speaking to the media today (25).

According to the landslide warning, areas including the Ududumbara Divisional Secretariat in the Kandy District, the Rideegama Divisional Secretariat in the Kurunegala District, the Abanganga Divisional Secretariat in the Matale District and the Eheliyagoda Divisional Secretariat in the Ratnapura District are informed to be vigilant under stage 02. 

Meanwhile, Padukka in the Colombo District, Agalawatta in the Kalutara District, Bulathsinhala, Palindanuwara, Meda Dumbara in the Kandy District, Pathadumbara, Pathahewaheta and Doluwa, Narammala in the Kurunegala District, Alawwa and Mawathagama, Rattota and Ukuwela in the Matale District, Hanguranketha, Walapane, Nuwara Eliya, Ambagamuwa Korale and Kotmale Divisional Secretariats in the Nuwara Eliya District, Ratnapura and Ayagama in the Ratnapura District are informed to be vigilant under stage 01.

According to the Meteorological Department, people living near the mountains should be aware of the ditches around the mountains and houses as it will continue to rain for the next few days. 

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