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Several areas in Matale threatened with landslides

Feb 12, 2011 5:45:11 AM - itnnews.lk

Several areas in Matale District face the risk of landslides and caving in of earth despite the ceasing of rain.

The doctors were evacuated from the official quarters of the District Hospital as a house faced the risk of a caving in. Three houses in Kumbiyangoda area in Matale have shown marks of being drawn towards one direction which characterizes a caving in. Geologist C.K. Moremada said that investigations are being continued in this connection.