Sluice gates of Iranamadu Reservoir in Kilinochchi open - flood warning issued

Sunday, 28 November 2021 - 14:46

Four sluice gates of the Iranamadu Reservoir in Kilinochchi have been opened due to heavy rains.

The Kilinochchi Irrigation Engineer's Office stated that there is a risk of flooding in the low lying areas due to the opening of these gates this morning (28).

Accordingly, the Kilinochchi Disaster Management Office warns the people living in the low lying areas to be vigilant.

The office further stated that the Iranamadu Reservoir could overflow into the Kilinochchi - Pannankandi, Kandawalai and Murussamotte areas.

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