Sluice gates of 3 reservoirs still open; rain to continue next few weeks.

Wednesday, 18 September 2013 - 13:16



The sluice gates of the Lakshapana, Canyon and Norwood reservoirs which were opened due to the heavy rains have not been closed yet.


Nuwara Eliya District Secretary D. P. G. Kumarasiri stated that due to this those living in close proximity to the Kelani River should be vigilant.


Meanwhile, the met department states that rains may be experienced around most parts of the country this evening as well.


Speaking to our news team duty meteorologist Pabodini Karunapala stated that the sea along the coast of Mannar to Galle, Matara through Pottuvil will continue to be rough.