Heavy rains experienced in several parts of the island; Two sluice gates of the Kukuleganga Reservoir opened

Saturday, 01 June 2013 - 12:55

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The Department of Meteorology states that showers may be experienced in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Central & Southern regions of the island this evening.

 

According to Duty Meteorologist at the Met. Department Merryl Mendis the highest rainfall during the past 24 hours was reported from Colombo Fort.

 

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Meanwhile two sluice gates of the Kukuleganga Reservoir were opened due to the Incessant rains being experienced, while the Kalawana Route & the Molkawa-Bulathsinhala routes have been inundated.

 

Deputy Director of the Disaster Management Centre Pradeep Kodipillai speaking to our news team expressed the following views on the current situation.

 

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