Rains to prevail Landslide warning to Galle, Kalutara to be reviewed

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By 2017-12-16

The Disaster Management Centre (DMC) confirmed that while rains are prevalent in various parts of the island, the landslide warning issued on Thursday to the Districts of Galle and Kalutara would be subject to review.

Deputy Director (Early Warning) at the Centre, Pradeep Kodippili said that the landslide warning, which was valid till 6.30 p.m. yesterday (15), would be reviewed in the evening and that a decision would be taken on whether to further extend it.
On Thursday owing to the heavy rains (over 100 millimetres) and strong windy conditions the National Building Research Organization (NBRO) had issued landslide warnings to the two
districts.

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