31 reservoirs overflowing

Friday, 04 January 2013 - 19:32


31 out of the 71 reservoirs coming under the purview of the Department of Irrigation are said to be overflowing.

Director of the Water Management Unit of the Department of Irrigation Janaki Meegasthanne speaking to our news team expressed the following views in this regard.

Meanwhile the Department of Meteorology states that more showers may be experienced in several parts of the island this evening due to the wave like disturbance in the lower atmosphere.

Duty Meteorologist at the Met. Department Channa Rodrigo when contacted by our news team made the following forecast in response.