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No danger of landslides

Nov 11, 2010 4:59:23 AM - itnnews.lk

Head of the Landslide Studies and Services Division of the National Building Research Institute R.M.S. Bandara said that there is no danger of landslides.

He said that the highest rainfall since yesterday has been received in the Colombo District. The surrounding areas in of Colombo have received much rainfall although the hill slopes have not received much rain. He said therefore a danger of landslides is not prevailing in those areas. However he said that reports minor earth slips have been reported in several areas of Kalutara District. Research teams have been sent by the Buildings Research Institute to the area.