Transportation along Kandy – Mahiyanganaya, Kandy – Raja Mawatha and Kandy – Mathale are hampered due to land slides.
Meanwhile several areas in Dambulla are also reported to be inundated.
Simililariy several main routes in the Puthlam district as well as Pollnaruwa district are inundated.
Meanwhile sluice gates in the Rajanganaya reservoir, Inginimitiya Reservoir and Udawalawe Reservoir have been opened due to rising water levels.
Director of the irrigation Departmnet Janaki Meegasthanna speaking to our news team had this to say.
The Department of Meteorology however states that heavy showers may be experienced in most parts of the island today as well.
Duty Meteorologist of the Met Department Paboda Karunapala speaking to our news team expressed the following views.
Minister of Disaster Management Mahinda Amaraweera stated that the three forces are on alert to provide relief for the public affected by the dire weather conditions.
The minister further stated that the government is in process of providing relief for all the affected people.