Landslide warning issued for several districts


Landslide warnings have been issued for five districts due to the prevailing inclement weather.

The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) has issued landslide warnings for the period from 6 pm yesterday (01) to 6 pm today (02), the Disaster Management Center said.

Extreme levels of flood danger were announced in Galle, Kalutara, Kandy, Kegalle and Ratnapura districts.

Meanwhile, showers or thundershowers are expected in many parts of the island today as well, the Meteorological Department said.

They point out that more than 150 mm of rain is expected in the North, North Central, Eastern and Northwestern provinces.

The Met Department states that heavy showers are expected in the Western and Sabaragamuwa Provinces and in some places in the Galle and Matara Districts.

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