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Reservoirs’ water levels rises rapidly

The Department of Irrigation has warned that the water level of the Kalu, Attanagalu and Kelani rivers are currently rising to ‘Flood Level’. In the meantime, Kelani River too has reached flood levels at Hanwella, Glencourse, N’street area due to the prevailing heavy rainfall.

The Kalu River and  Attanagalu  have also neared the spill level at Milla Kanda and Dunamale area, the Irrigation Department said, issuing an advisory on the possible rise of the river’s water level.

Accordingly, the people living in low-level areas of these rivers have been advised to move to safer locations due to the threat of floods.

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