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Sluice Gates of several Reservoirs opened

Aug 30, 2010 6:32:08 AM - itnnews.lk

The Department of Irrigation says that Sluice Gates of several reservoirs have been opened due to heavy showers experienced at present.

Many reservoirs in the Central Hills have reached spill levels due to heavy showers experienced during the past few days. The Irrigation Department disclosed that sluice gates of Canyon and Laxapana have been opened and requested the people in the low-lying areas to exercise vigilance. It is reported that several houses have been damaged due to floods following the overflowing of Dik-Oya.