Action is being taken to expedite the installation of Tsunami Pre-warning Towers in the Northern and Eastern Provinces.
The Disaster Management Centre said that this measure has been taken considering the earthquake threat prevailing at the international level. 25 Tsunami alarm signal towers are planned to be installed in the North and the East. These will come in the Jaffna, Mullaltivu, Kilinochchi and Batticaloa Districts. 51 Tsunami Pre-warning Towers have already been installed in the island’s coastal Districts.