Hirunews Logo
25+reservoirs+out+of+78+spill+over%3B+heavy+showers+tonight+as+well
Sunday, 10 May 2015 - 19:06
25 reservoirs out of 78 spill over; heavy showers tonight as well
26

Shares
3,119

Views
The met department stats that under the influence of Inter Tropical Convergence Zone, the possibility for rain and lightning activity over the country is high.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at most parts of the island during the afternoon and night.

Heavy rain falls about 100 mili meters are also expected at some places.

There may be temporary localized strong winds during thundershowers.

Duty Meteorologist Janaka Kumara requests the general public to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by lightning.

The Irrigation department states that 25 reservoirs out of 78 have reached spill level.

The Disaster Management centre states that due to incessant showers for the past couple of days 541 people belonging to 192 families in the Colombo District have been shifted to secure areas.



pix by - kushan jayawardana
Make a Comment
Make a Comment

DOWNLOAD HIRUNEWS APP ON ANDROID & APPLE
Heavy snow across the globe
Friday, 13 January 2017 - 9:29
Many countries are experiencing heavy snow, foreign media states. The temperature in England, Scotland, North Ireland and Wales has hit minus 10 degrees... Read More
News Image
Hiru News Programme Segments
181 Views
622 Views
2,223 Views
1,477 Views
9,468 Views
44,260 Views
Top