NewsThe Disaster Management Centre (DMC) has issued a landslide warning to the Kandy district, while extending similar warnings issued to Kurunegala, Badulla, and Ratnapura, until 6 pm today (Oct 18). The landsilde warning in Kandy has been issued to the areas located in the Gangawata Korale Divisional Secretariat, and will be in effect until 6 pm. Landslide warnings to other areas include the Rideegama and Mawathagama Divisional Secretariats in Ratnapura, the Haldamulla Divisional Secretariat in Badulla, and the Balangoda, Imbulpe and Opanayake divisional secretariats in Kandy. The Meteorological Department in its weather forecast, predicted that showers could be experienced in several areas after 1 pm. Showers are expected to increase in the Western, Central, Sabaragamuwa and North Western provinces, today and tomorrow.
Source: Sunday Times October 18, 2019 02:03 UTC