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Sunday, 27 May 2012 - 8:15
Tremors reported in several areas of the island last night
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The Disaster Management Centre stated that tremors were reported in several areas of the island last night.

Nuwara Eliya, Hatton, Ratnapura, Badulla. Ampara, Mahiyangana and Colombo have been the areas that have felt its effects.

The centre which monitors seismic activity in Pallekale had recorded the tremors.

No major damage was done to any property.

Our news team spoke with the Chairman of the Geological and Mines Bureau N. G. Wijayananda to obtain further information about this incident.

 

According to our news correspondent in the Mahiyangana region walls of several houses in the Mahiyangana, Rideemaliyadda region had suffered cracks as a result of these tremors.

Meanwhile the Met department states that rain is expected in several areas of the island today as well.

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