Flood Warning Alert issued Maha Oya River Basin

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There is a possibility of occurring a Minor flood situation in lowline areas of Maha Oya valley situated in Alawwa, Diwulapitiya, Meerigama, Pannala, Wennappuwa, Negambo, Katana and Dankotuwa D/S Divisions. Possibility of inundating Giriulla – Kurunegala main road near the Giriulla Police Station. People living in downstream and river banks be vigilant.

A Considerable rainfall exceeding around 100 mm has been occurred in most of upstream catchment areas of Maha Oya Basin as of 9.00 AM today. By analyzing the current rainfall situation and river water levels of Hydrological Stations in Maha Oya, there is a possibility of occurring a Minor flood situation in lowline areas of Maha Oya valley situated in Alawwa, Diwulapitiya, Meerigama,
Pannala, Wennappuwa, Negambo, Katana and Dankotuwa D/S Divisions. Especially there is a possibility of inundating Giriulla – Kurunegala main road near the Giriulla Police Station. It is requested to pay high attention in this regard by the residents in those area and vehicle drivers running through those areas Disaster Management Authorities are requested to take adequate precautions
in this regard (Please refer the attachment 01 for further clarifications).

Flood Warning Alert issued Maha Oya River Basin

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