Power is being released to the high tension lines in Norochcholai. As a result civilians in the environs have been issued alerts.
Power has been released to the high tension lines newly put up from Norochcholai up to Veyangoda for testing. Accordingly, the Electricity Board has warned the public within the environs to be on alert.
The Board has intimated to residents in Kalpitiya, Puttalam, Mundalama, Bingiriya, Arachchikattuwa, Pallama, Udubaddawa, Mahaweva, Nathandiya, Pannala, Divulapitiya, Minuwangoda and Mirigama areas to be careful when engaging in their day to day activities.
It has warned the public to refrain from climbing trees in the surroundings of the high tension lines as well as felling branches. The power line has been put up for the release of power to be generated from the Norochcholai Coal Power Plant.