Tuesday, 01 July 2014 - 9:38
Risk of Landslides in 5 districts if rain prevails.
The National Research Building Organization says that there is a risk of landslides taking place in several districts if rain occurs within the next 24 hours.
Such landslides, earth slips etc could take place in the Nuwara Eliya, Kegalle, Kandy, Kalutara and Ratnapura districts.
The meteorology department states that There is a high possibility for increasing of rain in the South-western parts of the country and South-west monsoonal wind speed up to 70 to 80 Kilo meters per hour over the country and adjacent sea areas at times.
Duty meteorologist Jeewan Karunarathna stated that Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and Central provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts.