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Tuesday, 29 September 2015 - 20:20
Water levels of Kalu, Nilawala and Ging rivers further increased
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The Disaster Management Center states over 312 thousand 620 persons belonging to 89 thousand 868 families of several districts have been affected due to the prevailing disaster situation.

It is significant to note that torrential rain is experienced in nine districts while dry weather condition is continuing in Jaffna, Polonnaruwa, Kilinochchi and Batticaloa districts.

Meanwhile, Disaster Management Center warns residents living in low-line areas of the Ging and the Nilwala Rivers to be cautious as water levels of the rivers have increased.

The Disaster Management Center warned residents of Sandarawala, Dodamgoda, Agaliya, Kurupanawa, Rukada-hena, Mapalagama, Baddegama and Nagoda of the Galle District to be vigilant on the weather condition.

At the same time, several spots roads between Akuressa Siyambalagoda, Akuressa Kamburupitiya, Akuressa Matara and Akuressa Dediyagala have been submerged.

Meanwhile six districts have been declared as prone to landslide by the National Building Research Institute.

Accordingly, the institute stated that identified areas of Badulla, Nuwara Eliya, Kalutara, Galle, Matara and Hambantota are prune to earth slips.

Meanwhile Disaster Management Minister Anura Priyadarshana Yapa said that people should strictly follow the disaster warnings.

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