COLOMBO (NewsRadio); Level 1 landslide warnings have been issued to residents of several areas in two districts.
Warnings issued by the National Building Research Organisation will be in effect till 7pm.
Accordingly, landslide warnings will be in effect in the Polgahawela Divisional Secretariat area of the Kurunegala district and the Ratnapura, Elapatha, Nivithigala, Kalawana and Eheliyagoda Divisional Secretariat areas of the Ratnapura district till 7 this evening.
Meanwhile, the Department of Meteorology predicts showers or thundershowers at a few places in the Western, Sabaragamuwa and North-western provinces and in the Galle and Matara districts during the afternoon or night.
The Met Department said several spells of light showers may occur in the coastal areas of the Batticaloa, Ampara and Hambantota districts.
Meanwhile, the general public has been requested to take adequate precautions to minimize damages caused by temporary localized strong winds and lightning during thundershowers.