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Water level increasing in several rivers: People warned of possible floods

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People living in downstream of Nilvala, Gin Ganga, Kalu, Kelani, Mahaweli, Attanagalu Oya and Ma Oya rivers were advised to be on alert of possible floods as their water level was increasing, Irrigation Department said today.

It said in a statement that even though the rains have decreased in the last few hours, water levels in major rivers were reported to be increasing.

 

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  • Lara Monday, 21 May 2018 01:35 PM

    I remember after last year's floods Megapolis minister said that Kalani river needs pumping stations and he will build them. Can we know the status of them?

    Perera Tuesday, 22 May 2018 09:19 AM

    Where are the pumping stations? are they being built to mitigate the flooding situation in Colombo in the kelani river? Colombo definitely needs a flood protection system as this every year this happens and nothing effective has been done to mitigate the floods


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