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Spill gates of Kukuleganga, Laxapana opened

3 September 2017 02:29 pm - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}


A spill gate at theKukulegangareservoir and another at the Laxapana reservoir have been opened due to rising water levels after the catchment areas experienced a rainfall of more than 100 mm, Disaster Management Center (DMC) said.

DMC spokesman Pradeep Kodippili said people living in Palindanuwara, Agalawatte, Baduraliya, Ingiriya and downstream were advised to be on alert for the possibility of rising water levels. (Thilanka Kanakarathna)

  Comments - 2

  • Sriyani Mangalika Sunday, 03 September 2017 09:24 PM

    People should be made safe taking the utmost responsibility this time.People should be helped evacuated since all are not strong and educated. They should be made aware and be given fullest support.Sorrowful history should not be allowed to be repeated at every cost.

    Drought Victim Monday, 04 September 2017 08:45 AM

    Isn't it possible to use this water for a purpose or to divert to reservoirs?

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