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Landslide warning issued

The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) has issued level 2 (Amber) landslide warning has been issued for parts of Galle, Kalutara and Ratnapura. They are:

1. Galle District - Neluwa Divisional Secretariat Division (DSD) and surrounding areas.

3. Ratnapura District - Eheliyagoda and Kalawana Divisional Secretariat Division(s) (DSD) and surrounding areas.

3. Kalutara District - Bulathsinhala Divisional Secretariat Division(s) (DSD) and surrounding areas.

■. Level 1 (yellow) landslide warning has been issued for parts of Colombo, Matara, Kalutara, Ratnapura and Nuwara-Eliya districts. They are :

1. Colombo District- Seethawaka Divisional Secretariat Division (DSD) and surrounding areas.

2. Ratnapura District - Ayagama and Kuruwita and Eheliyagoda Divisional Secretariat Division(s) (DSD) and surrounding areas

3. Kalutara District - Palindanuwara Divisional Secretariat Division(s) (DSD) and surrounding areas.

4. Nuwara-Eliya District - Walapane Divisional Secretariat Division(s) (DSD) and surrounding areas.

5. Matara District - Pitabeddara Divisional Secretariat Division(s) (DSD) and surrounding areas.

NBRO has warned that should residents see development of cracks, ground subsidence, slanting of trees, cracks on floors built on slopes, sudden appearance of springs or muddy water should alert the authorities.