Alert Issued for Potential Minor Flooding in Sri Lanka's Nilwala Ganga Valley

September 29, 2023

The Disaster Management Centre in Sri Lanka has issued an alert, warning residents of the Nilwala Ganga valley about the possibility of minor flood situations in certain low-lying areas. This advisory covers multiple divisions, including Kotapola, Pitabeddara, Akuressa, Pasgoda, Athuraliya, Malimbada, Thihagoda, Matara, and Devinuwara D/S Divisions.

As the region braces for potential flooding, authorities are urging residents in these low-lying areas to remain vigilant and take necessary precautions. The alert comes as part of the Disaster Management Centre's efforts to ensure the safety and well-being of communities during adverse weather conditions.

With the possibility of minor floods on the horizon, residents are advised to stay informed about the latest updates and heed any evacuation or safety instructions provided by local authorities. The Disaster Management Centre will continue to monitor the situation closely and provide further guidance as needed to mitigate the impact of potential flooding in these areas.