Several sluice gates of the Upper Kothmale reservoir opened


Due to incessant showers 3 sluice gates of the Upper Kothmale reservoir have been opened.

The Mahaweli Authority requests the general public residing close to the Kothmale Reservoir to be vigilant.

The met department states that due to an atmospheric disturbance showery weather will continue prevailing over Eastern half of the country.

Showers or thundershowers will occur at times in the Northern, North-central, Eastern and Uva provinces and in the Hambanthota district.

Heavy falls more than 100 mili meters are also likely at some places.

Duty Meteorologist Nimal Bandara stated that Thunder showers will develop at most parts elsewhere after 2.00p.m.