Landslide warning extended for another 24 hours

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The National Building Research Organisation (NBRO) extended the landslide early warning issued for seven districts for another 24 hours at 1 .00 p.m. today.

Accordingly, the warning was issued for the districts of Ratnapura, Kegalle, Galle, Kalutara, Matara, Hambantota and Nuwara Eliya.

Issuing the ‘Level 2 Amber alert’, the NBRO instructed people to be alert on the possibility of landslides, rock falls, subsidence and cut slope failure.

It said rainfall is expected to continue within next 24 hours.

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