Heavy rains today; Risk of landslides in Ratnapura and Badulla

Wednesday, 20 April 2016 - 7:02

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The met department states that due to the Inter Tropical Convergence Zone, showers over the country will be enhanced.

Showers or thundershowers will occur over most parts of the island particularly after 2.00 pm.

Showers are also expected in the Eastern and Southern coastal areas during the early hours of the day

Duty Meteorologist Srimal Herath states that heavy rainfall, above 75 millimeters are also likely at some places.

Meanwhile, the Disaster Management centre stated that Ehaliyagoda, Balangoda, Ibulpe and Haldumulla areas are prone to landslides due to incessant showers.



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