The sluice gates of the Lunugamvehera Reservoir are opened as it has reached the spill level.
Two sluice gates of the Reservoir have been opened six inches each. As such the Irrigation Engineer of Tissamaharama has warned the public to be vigilant as the water level of Kirindi Oya may rise.
In the meantime, our correspondents said that flood waters are receding. However, the Department of Meteorology has forecast that the inclement weather conditions will continue to prevail.