The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) has issued an ‘Amber’ (Level 02) landslide early warning for several areas in two districts; Kalutara and Ratnapura effective for 24 hours ending at 04.00 p.m. today (07).
Kalutara District – Bulathsinhala and Ingiriya Divisional Secretariat Divisions
Ratnapura District – Ratnapura, Kuruwita, Kalawana and Eheliyagoda Divisional Secretariat Divisions
Meanwhile, Level 01 (Yellow) warnings have been issued for several areas in the districts of Galle, Kalutara, Kandy, Kegalle and Ratnapura.
Galle District – Baddegama, Elpitiya and Nagoda Divisional Secretariat Divisions
Kalutara District – Palindanuwara, Mathugama and Walallawita Divisional Secretariat Divisions
Kandy District – Udapalatha Divisional Secretariat Division
Kegalle District – Bulathkohupitiya, Dehiowita, Deraniyagala, Warakapola, Yatiyantota and Ruwanwella Divisional Secretariat Divisions
Ratnapura District – Kolonna, Pelmadulla, Niwithigala, Kahawatta, Kiriella and Ayagama Divisional Secretariat Divisions
Accordingly, people living in these areas are urged to be on alert about the possibility of landslides, slope failures, rock falls, cutting failures and ground subsidence.