Wednesday, 04 February 2015 - 19:13
A father and son buried in a landslide
The Department of Meteorology states that rain could be experienced in several provinces of the island tonight.
Meanwhile the Disaster Management Center stated that 9 sluice gates of Kavudulla reservoir in Polonnaruwa have been opened.
Meanwhile one lane of the Kandy Mahiyangana road has been opened for traffic after earth mounds collapsed on the road blocking traffic last night.
A mound of soil fell on 2 persons in Bandarawela Kolatenna area this evening.
The injured two, a father and son from Namunukula area, were admitted to Diyatalawa Hospital.
According to Bandarawela Police, the earth slip occurred due to the intermittent rains in the area.
The Meteorologist on duty Buddhika Bandurathna told our news team that thunder showers could be experienced in the Western, the North Western and the Sabaragamuwa provinces as well as in Galle and Matara districts.