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Friday, 10 June 2016 - 16:18
Landslide Warning Extended In Three Districts
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The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) today issued fresh landslide warnings in three districts including Kandy, Ratnapura and Kegalle.

Accordingly, Gangaihalakorale Divisional Secretariat Division and surrounding areas in the Kandy district, Kiriella, Ratnapura and Kuruwita divisional secretariat in Ratnapura District were named as potential risk areas by the DMC.

The DMC said there was potential landslide risk in Deraniyagala, Dehiovita, Ruwanwella, Yatiyanthota, Bulathkohupitiya, Aranayake, Kegalle, Warakapola, Rambukkana, Mawanella, and Galigamuwa divisional secretariat division in the Kegalle District.

People living in these areas were asked to be vigilant due to the possibility of landslides, rock falls, and subsidence and cut slope failures if rains continued.

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