Heavy showers predicted from this evening for two days

Spill gates of several reservoirs in Vavuniya, Anuradhapura, Kurunegala, Kandy and Badulla have been opened.

The Director of Water Management at the Department of Irrigation, Engineer D Abeysiriwardena noted that spill gates have been opened due to heavy showers experienced in a number of areas in the country.

He said Yodha Wewa, Mohattukulama tank and the Marukkamadu tank in Vavuniya, Abeywella reservoir in Badulla, Nalanda tank in Kandy, Thissa Wewa in Anuradhapura, Kimbulwana Wewa and the Bathalagoda Wewa in Kurunegala are spilling over.

Meanwhile, the Department of Meteorology said heavy showers are expected across the country from tonight for two days.

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