Heavy rains experienced in many regions; 58 of the 72 tanks overflowing

Thursday, 10 January 2013 - 13:07


The department of irrigation states that 58 of the 72 irrigation tanks are over flowing at present due to heavy rains.

Directress of the water management unit of the Irrigation Department Janaki Meegastanna explained the situation further.


The met department forecasts intermittent showers in the Northern, Eastern, North Central and North Western provinces.

Meteorologist Pabodini Karunapala stated that showers can be expected in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, and Central provinces in the afternoon.