DMC warns of flooding

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The Department of Irrigation declared that water level of the Nilwala River has risen to a minor flood level in the Oorava and Paanadhugama areas.

Director of the Hydrology Unit of the Department, Maala Alawathugoda noted that the water level of the Nilwala River has reached a critical level in the Pitabeddara area.

In addition, the water level of the Gin Ganga has reached to a level of risk in the Thawalama area.

The Irrigation Department informs the residents living in the lowlands along the rivers to remain cautious.