Flood warning issued for several areas lifted

A flood warning issued for several areas has been lifted, the Disaster Management Center (DMC) said.

The DMC said that significant rainfall has not been reported from anywhere in the island over the 24 hour period ending at 12.30pm today.

Water levels in some rivers such as Kelani, Kalu, Attanagalu Oya, Maha Oya and Malwathu Oya in the South Western, Western and North Western regions have also reduced considerably.

The DMC said that remaining flood waters in lowline areas in those river basins have also gradually reduced.

Therefore, the flood warning issued by the Hydrology and Disaster Management Division of the Irrigation Department from 07.11.2021 to 10.11.2021 has been withdrawn. (Colombo Gazette)

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