Landslide warning for Ratnapura District

National Building Research Organization (NBRO) due to the rainfall within the past 24 hours, which exceeded 150 mm, has issued landslide warning for two Divisional Secretariat Divisions in Ratnapura District.


 
Accordingly, this warning is for Karadana North and West, Kalatuwawa West, Makota, Deiyagala, Willegoda, Bopatta, Athgangula, Mahahara, Thalawitiya, and Arapola Grama Niladari Divisions in Eheliyagoda Divisional Secretariat Division and Namunuthenna, Gangodakanda, Sinhalagoda, Galathura, Kavichchikanda, Gawaragiriya, Dumbara manana, Udugala, Kolambawa, Umangedara,Katepola, and Madabeddara Grama Niladari Divisions in Ayagama Divisional Secretariat Division.

 

The warning issued today (7th Sept.) at 8.00 a.m. is effective until 8.00 a.m. tomorrow (8th Sept.).

 

NBRO requests civilians in these areas to evacuate to a safe location if the rains continue.