Forest fires have erupted in a reservation spanning the Badulla-Welimada, Kandepuhulpola & Wangiyakumbura areas.
According to Deputy Media Director of the National Disaster Management Centre
Sarath Lal Kumara measures are currently underway to curtail the fire.
He notes that as a result around 10 acres of forest has been ravaged in the blaze.
Speaking to our news team, Deputy Media Director of the National Centre for Disaster Management around 100 forest fires have been reported during the past 4 months.