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Sunday, 18 October 2015 - 8:19
Landslide risk in 8 districts; heavy showers to continue
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The National Building Research Organization stated that the landslide warning issued on 8 districts continue to be in effect.

Head of the Landslide Studies Unit at the Organization R M S Bandara stated that Badulla, Nuwara-eliya, Hambanthota, Kandy, Kegalle, Kalutara, Ratnapura and Matara faced a risk of earth slips and landslides.

Meanwhile, the met department states that Showers will occur at several places in the Northern and Eastern provinces.

Thundershowers will occur at most places elsewhere after 02.00 pm.

Duty Meteorologist H Dharmapriya stated that Heavy falls about 100 mili meters are also likely at some places.

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