Thursday, 16th September 2021

Warning issued by Disaster Management Center of floods and landslides

Colombo, Sep 15 (BAN/ AD): Public have been issued warning of heavy rains and landslides by disaster Management Center. Assistant Director Pradeep Kodippili told people living in low lying areas as well as in landslide prone areas should be cautious. This warning will be in place for next few days.

Showers or thundershowers will occur in the Western, Sabaragamuwa, Southern and North-western provinces and heavy falls of about 100 mm are likely at some places in these areas. Winds will be South-westerly and speed will be (30-40) kmph in the sea areas around the island.

Temporarily strong gusty winds (up to 70-80 kmph) and very rough seas can be expected during thundershowers.

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