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Sunday, 28 December 2014 - 19:20
Mawil-aaru reservoir also spill over Atmospheric low pressure heads towards North
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Due to the showers experienced in the island, Mawilaaru reservoir continues to spill over.

Due to this reason, the Disaster Management Centre advises the residents of Seru-wila, Verugal, Kinniya and Muthoor areas to remain vigilant.

Measures have been taken to evacuate the relevant people from the area.

Meanwhile, Kantale – Seruwila and Trincomalee – Batticaloa roads have been inundated.

According to our correspondent, several small scale tanks are spilling over in Puttalam district.

The Department of Agrarian Services has taken measures to strengthen the bund of Thimbilla tank near Chilaw using bags of sand due to the risk of collapse.

According to the Irrigation Department, 64 out of 73 reservoirs operating under the Irrigation Department continue to spill over

The Director of the department’s Water Management Division Janaki Meegastenna told our news team that spill gates have been opened in 20 reservoirs.









































pix by - Hiran Priyankara
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