Saturday, 17 October 2015 - 8:52
8 Districts face landslide threat: Heavy showers in several provinces
The National Building Research Organization stated that the landslide warning issued on 7 districts continue to be in effect.
Head of the Landslide Studies Unit at the Organization R M S Bandara stated that Badulla, Nuwara-eliya, Kandy, Kegalle, Kalutara, Ratnapura and Matara faced a risk of earth slips and landslides.
Meanwhile, the MET Department stated that thundershowers will occur over most places in the Central, Uva, Sabaragamuwa, Western and Southern provinces particularly after 12.00 noon.
Heavy falls about 100mm are also likely at some places.
A few showers can be expected in the Eastern and Southern coastal areas during the morning too.