Landslide warning issued for several districts

The National Building Research Organization (NBRO) issued.
 
Level 3 (Red) warnings was issued for Kandy, Kegalle and Kurunegala districts. They are:
 

Kandy District – Pasbage Korale, Doluwa, Ganga Ihala Korale, Udapalatha, Udunuwara, Gangawata Korale, Harispattuwa and Yatinuwara.
Kegalle District –Yatiyanthota, Bulathkohupitiya, Galigamuwa, Warakapola, Rambukkana, Deraniyagala, Dehiowita, Mawanella, Ruwanwella, Kegalle and Aranayaka.
Kurunegala District – Polgahawela, Narammala, Mallawapitiya, Alawwa, Mawathagama and Rideegama.

 
Level 2 (Amber) warnings was issued for Badulla and Ratnapura districts. They are:

Badulla District – Ella and Passara
Colombo District – Seethawaka and Padukka
Galle District = Elpitiya and Baddegama
Kalutara District – Dodangoda, Mathugama, Bulathsinhala, Palindanuwara and Agalawatta.
Kandy District – Kundasale, Poojapitiya, Ududumbara, Pathadumbara, Medadumbara, Panvila, Akurana, Minipe, Hatharaliyadda and Delthota.
Matale District – Rattota and Ukuwela
Ratnapura District – Eheliyagoda, Ratnapura, Kalawana and Ayagama.

 
 
The level 1 yellow Alert was issued for following areas:

Galle District – Galle Four Gravets, Yekkalamulla, Neluwa, Akmeemana and Nagoda
Gampaha District – Attanagalla, Mirigama and Dompe
Kalutara District – Ingiriya, Wallallawita, and Horana
Matale District –  Yatawatta, Matale and Pallepola
Nuwara Eliya District – Walapane, Hanguranketha, Kotmale and Ambagamuwa
Ratnapura District –  Elapatha, Kiriella, Nivithigala and Kuruwita 

 
Accordingly, residents in surrounding areas have been warned to be watchful on the possibility of landslides slope failures, rock falls, cutting failures and ground subsidence if the rain continues.
 
People who are living in or are close to all mountainous areas and man made cut slopes within the relevant DSDs have been asked to pay special attention to the warning.
 

by Daily News Sri Lanka

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