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Sluice gates of Parakrama Samudra opened

Dec 30, 2010 10:26:18 AM - itnnews.lk

Polonnaruwa is again experiencing torrential rain. 10 sluice gates of the Parakrama Samudra have been opened.

Polonnaruwa and the surrounding areas have been experiencing heavy rain from last night. As a result, Polonnaruwa Zonal Irrigation Director E. Sumanadasa said they had to open the sluice gates of the Parakrama Samudra this afternoon. Our correspondent said that with the release of the extra water through the sluice gates, the area surrounding the Somawathi Sacred site has gone under water.