The Department of Irrigation says the total capacity of reservoirs has increased by four percent due to prevailing showers.
Speaking to media, the Director of the Water Management Unit Engineer B Abeysiriwardene said the water levels in reservoirs have reached to around 70 percent at present.
He added it is a very remarkable increase in comparison to the past five years.
Abeysiriwardene said the Irrigation Department has also urged the farming community to prepare the fields for the Yala season prior to May.
He said it is important to expedite preparations while possessing the necessary water resources, in order to cultivate the entire land proposed for the season and ensure food security.