Sluice gates of three Batticaloa tanks opened | Daily News

Sluice gates of three Batticaloa tanks opened

Batticaloa District Irrigation Department Director Nadaraja Nagaretnam yesterday said that nine sluice gates of the Unnichchai, Navakiru, and Rugam tanks have been opened and cautioned the public to be vigilant.

Three sluice gates of the Unnichchai Tank, two of the Navakiru Tank, and two of the Rugam Tank have been opened, he said.

The district received heavy rains for over three days and many paddy cultivations have been inundated, he said.