Wednesday, 03 December 2014 - 13:48
21 reservoirs throughout the country overflow
Director General of the Irrigation Department Badra Kamaladasa stated that 21 reservoirs under the department are currently overflowing.
She added that, Ingini-mitiya, Deduru-oya, Kimbul-waana and Raajanganaya reservoirs are among the 21 reservoirs currently overflowing while 14 reservoirs have reached spill levels.
Meanwhile, the landslide warning issued to Kandy, Nuwara Eliya, Badulla, Kegalle and Ratnapura districts are still in effect.
In addition, the National Building Research Organization stated that all divisional secretariats in Matale District are also prone to landslides.