National Disaster Management Centre said that due to landslides transport was still blocked at the Kandy – Mahiyangana 18th Hairpin bend from Sunday night.
A landslide risk too has been declared in the Nuwara Eliya and Badulla districts.
Meanwhile a 55 year old resident of Mawarala was killed due to a lightning stroke last afternoon.
The meteorology department said that rain with thunderstorm could take place in many areas of the country in the afternoon or evening.
The department requests the public to take adequate precautions to minimize the damages caused by lightning.Related story published below :http://www.hirunews.lk/95608/update-18-hair-pin-bend-further-blocked-due-to-landslides-11-vehicles-stranded-video