Landslide warnings for 10 districts extended


Landslide warnings issued for 10 districts are further extended in view of the prevailing rainy weather conditions, states the National Building Research Organization (NBRO).

The risk of landslides has increased in several Divisional Secretariats in Galle, Matara, Matale, Ratnapura, Kalutara, Kegalle, Colombo, Nuwara Eliya, Kurunegala, and Kandy districts.

Residents in the areas, where warnings have been issued, must continue to remain vigilant of landslide risks, NBRO also stated.

Senior scientist of NBRO, Wasantha Senadheera says these warnings have been issued due to the prevailing rainy weather.